Recent Columns

Sometimes it’s difficult to be positive when so much around us seems gloomy, doomy, and dark. The climate crisis is reaching the point of no return and world leaders are ig…

From The Sandwich Town Archives

This is the first of a three-part series featuring one of the greatest historical losses to the Town of Sandwich, the destruction of the Freeman Farmhouse by fire in Decemb…

Bells Of Falmouth

This is a story about a bell that few living souls have seen, that served two churches that no longer exist and that is now at an unknown location. Trust me, it’s still a story.

Troy’s Take

The news that the Falmouth Town Band will return to in-person performances at the Oscar Wolfe bandshell on Scranton Avenue starting July 1 is reason to celebrate on a coupl…

Cutter Family Finance:

With the school year coming to an end, my girls have been cramming for exams and scrambling to make sure all their assignments have been turned in. Those of you with kids i…

Tales From Granny Squannit

The following story can be found in “Circle of Life–Traditional Teachings of Native American Elders” published in 2005 by James David Audlin (Distant Eagle).

Climate Action

In an emissions study conducted by the Cape Cod Commission, the highest greenhouse gas emissions (55.5 percent) are associated with the transportation sector alone. To effe…

Last week, when Isabel Melo and Alda Baron came to Highfield Hall, they taught us much more than recipes for Portuguese comfort food. We learned about Presidents Kennedy an…

For many of us who grew up running free in neighborhoods full of fields, woods, and ponds, trees were among our first friends. They were tall and steadfast, no matter what …

The House and the Senate: Beacon Hill Roll Call records local senators’ votes on roll calls from recent debate on the Senate version of a $47.72 billion fiscal 2022 budget.…