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By ROB COTE Year after year at the formal city budget hearings there seems to be a number of common themes, all of which, unfortunately, show no change year after year. In my opinion those themes … more
Lemonade or water?” came the cheerful greeting from the camp counselors. Pitchers filled to the brim stood in front of them, as well as a phalanx of plastic glasses. We passed up the drinks … more
To the Editor: This is a difficult moment and there are no easy answers to the wave of shootings we’ve seen this week in Baton Rouge, Minneapolis, and Dallas. We still don’t have all the … more
To the Editor: I commend the owner of All Stars Bar & Grill for taking immediate action after a customer felt insulted by the label on his check. Much has been made of the insult by local media, … more
To the Editor: On July 4, 1776, 56 men signed the Declaration of Independence that Thomas Jefferson authored. In so doing they pledged to each other, their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred … more
Across our nation in recent years, the names of too many cities and towns, too many civic spaces and gatherings, have become synonymous with tragedy. From Columbine to Orlando, these incidents of … more
To the Editor: I recently read a quote from the great Reverend Billy Graham. It read: “A coach will impact more young people in a year than the average person does in a lifetime.” When I read … more
To the Editor: There is more to being a legislator than most candidates know and that many state senators and representatives have ignored and forgotten. They have an oath and vows that they … more
Some 240 years ago, our nation was formed on the basis of a few hopeful presumptions. After centuries of the world enduring absolute monarchs, constitutional monarchies, aristocracies, and … more
Remember the first cell phone towers? They were castigated as scars on the landscape. Some towers were built to resemble fir trees that looked like they had come off a giant model railroad set. … more
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