According to the law, the preservation fund can only be used for parks, recreation areas, farmland, scenic areas, wildlife habitat, groundwater protection, forests, public access to waterways, and historic preservation

The town trustees simply need to get with the times

Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, Akai Gurley, Freddie Gray — the names of the dead have become too familiar

The right tools might well be already in hand
The battle lines are sharply drawn
Citizens advisory committees were created to be just that — advisory

Those businesses that do not provide housing for their employees find themselves in desperate competition for help

“Take only pictures, leave only footprints”

The committees become places where old grudges are nursed, petty factionalism runs amok, and misinformation reigns

Honeybees are in trouble
Debbie Klughers, a beekeeper, handled a bee covered hive in The Star attick. Dell Cullum
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