Recent Columns

Tree Watch

Drive by any day one of these traffic islands and notice the colorful, airy enrichment of our lives and this community. Of course, “it takes a village,” as they say. While …

Cutter Family Finances

A few weeks back, Jill and I had some close friends over for supper, Ted and Molly. Like most everyone else we know, our social life has taken a backseat to COVID-19 precau…

Talking Trash

Eight years ago, Mary Ryther had an environmental epiphany. She and her family were engaged in separating household recyclable cans, bottles and paper for curbside pickup. …

From The Superintendent’s Office

Through today, we have completed 124 learning days in school year 2020-21; 73 percent of our students’ 170-day school year is behind us. I hope we all continue to collabora…

The House And The Senate. Beacon Hill Roll Call record local senators’ votes on roll calls from prior sessions on adopting the rules of the Senate. There were no roll calls…

Tales From Granny Squannit

My daughter, Jenny Tavares Leahey, passed March 27 at home in Wareham. She was 56 years old. She also was the daughter of the late Daniel S. Tavares. She leaves brothers Dr…