Stand Up and Vote

“No taxation without representation” was the rallying cry during the colonies’ struggle for independence. Thousands of citizens, and in particular soldiers, endured unimaginable hardships and risked their lives and fortunes for the right to self govern.

From Armistice to Veterans Day

November is upon us and with it comes thoughts of upcoming holidays. For us of the baby-boom generation, one of the most special was one called Armistice Day – not a day full of shining ornaments or brightly colored wrapped gifts, but a very special day indeed.

Road Work on Thrall Avenue

Road work on Thrall Avenue will include reconstruction of 0.15 miles of the 1.5 mile road, milling and paving of the remaining mile, along with a number of drainage improvements.

Bridge Street Community Center – Delayed Again

Plans for the reuse of the former Bridge St. School building started with committees and studies in 2005. Careful deliberations, community forums, and ongoing public updates have occurred continuously in the intervening 12 years.

Killing A Community Center

I am a freelance photojournalist and served on official committees studying the disposition of the former Bridge Street School Building and property beginning in 2005.