Monthly Archives: February 2014

The sky is falling

Well, not the whole sky, but if a couple of professionals are to be believed, the roof of Brewster Hall is about to fall. I’ve resisted sensationalizing this issue, instead making discrete inquiries to the town, asking that they get … Continue reading

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Arguing about the lunch check

The latest standoff in the RIB lawsuit concerns who is going to pick up the tab for a court appearance in early February.  WP filed a motion to compel the town to allow their wetlands expert to examine the RIB … Continue reading

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Rejecting the premise – Part 2

In order to justify the $4 million approach to fixing town offices, the newspaper seems to be fixated on the lack of a central heating system .  I know a little about heating systems, and couldn’t disagree more. The failed … Continue reading

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Rejecting the premise – Part 1

The paper and others make much of the argument that nothing more can be done with Brewster Hall without evacuating the place.  At least two Selectmen seem to feel otherwise. Lets look at the situation.  The offices are currently housed … Continue reading

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Think no?

Here in the middle of a February cold snap, with the Olympics set to start today, you may wonder if I mean THINK SNOW!.  Well, that too, but I really want to emphasize how you can’t just think no, you … Continue reading

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Where can I park my Red Herring?

As expected, the discourse surrounding the Friends latest boondoggle has gravitated back to the “parking” issue.  You’ll recall that when the previous article failed three years ago, the newspaper declared, without offering a shred of evidence, that it was due … Continue reading

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Hobson’s Choice

A couple of years ago, our Parks and Rec department was trying to get some traction with an idea for a combination community center/senior center on the site of the current community center. It would have walked out to the … Continue reading

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