A letter about education in Springfield

Dear Editor, They say, “It takes a village to raise a child,” and an area where that is crucial is in a child’s education. One of the great things about America is that we value education, and we all have … Continued

A letter from Andover Mountaineer Snow Riders

Dear Editor, On Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, the Andover Mountaineer Snow Riders held their 6th annual Pasta Dinner and Blind Auction. The event was well attended by club members, fellow snowmobile enthusiasts, and neighbors from our surrounding communities. The evening … Continued

Nitka’s notes from the State House, Jan. 10, 2019

Dear Editor, The new Legislative session began Jan. 9, and the Senate welcomed five new members of the 30 while the House of Representatives had about 40 new persons join their 150-person roster. Two of the newly elected are the … Continued

A letter about Springfield Hospital’s finances

Dear Editor, Like most people in our community, I am concerned with the current situation surrounding Springfield Hospital’s finances and administration. I am extremely concerned by a clear lack of leadership by the hospital’s Board of Directors, especially the lack … Continued

A letter from BRNGS to donors and volunteers

Dear Editor, Each year, the staff and volunteers at Black River Good Neighbor Services collect food and toys during December and distribute them to deserving families throughout the area. This distribution dates back to well before the creation of BRGNS, … Continued

Op-Ed: Setting 2018-19 legislative priorities

We ask a lot of our legislators. They’re part-time, have little staff, often have other jobs, and have to confront hundreds of issues every year. As they head back to work, they’ll be trying to figure out how to tackle … Continued

Weston Fire Department thanks Thrifty Attic for donation

Dear Editor, The Weston Volunteer Fire Department would like to thank the Thrifty Attic volunteers for their generous donation to our breathing apparatus replacement fund. These units are quite expensive but absolutely necessary to the safety of our personnel. Thank … Continued

Jamaica Memorial Library thanks Thrifty Attic

Dear Editor, Jamaica Memorial Library has received a grant from Thrifty Attic in the amount of $1,300! The library will be using these funds to complete our Library World project. Library World is a system we have to catalog our … Continued

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