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Most people have spent a portion of their lives complaining about politicians and politics for the past two years. The frustration and anger are palpable, affecting people in ugly and unseen ways … more
I have been aware for some time of the deterioration in certain standards we as a nation have valued for many years — civility, courtesy, kindness, gentlemanly behavior, respect for others. America … more
The excuses for not making public documents accessible on the Internet is disappointing. It’s 2018 and the thought of this even being a topic of discussion is both troubling and suspect. I … more
Bravo to Town Councilor Mary Parella. Finally, a recycle idea that makes sense, that doesn’t invade or obstruct the way local companies do business, like banning recyclable shopping … more
Last week’s article, “Gablinske vs. Donovan, moderate vs. liberal,” was just another profile of a politician that uses words like “socialist,” “liberal,” … more
Instead of publishing meaningless puff-pieces and sales pitches from each candidate for local office, why can you not publish an honest and accurate resume or bio-sketch about each person running for … more
I’m responding to Mike Byrnes’ letter to the editor, “Universal Pre-K suggestion is irresponsible at best,” in last week’s paper. The only thing that’s … more
Doug Gablinske wrote in his political statement last week that politicians have become “devoted to ideology and philosophy and not you.” It was an odd statement coming from the former … more
Years ago, when there was talk of building the East Bay Bike Path, some along its route raised a ruckus, arguing that this path past their backyards would surely bring a crime wave the likes of which … more
Having served 14 years on the town council I certainly am aware of the unique relationship between the council and the town clerk who acts as its secretary and is based on mutual respect and a … more
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