Category Archives: schools

The Master Plan is not a pack-it-in Plan

that Master Plans are all about a vision of the future or to put it in simple terms, “working toward a reality ten years down the road.”   -Brick & Tree Blog, 1 Mar 2015, “Mix it all together and what … Continue reading

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Mix it all together and what do we get?

Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he. – King James Version Though ‘vision’ here actually refers to the Word of God, we can actually extend the reference to the concept … Continue reading

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Raining on the parade

I hate to do it!       The Mayor deserves kudos for getting a Massachusetts’ company to move out of a Massachusetts town to another Massachusetts town.       I mean, usually they are moving out of state when they move at all.        And having … Continue reading

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The History behind the 40R Development

From 2003 to 2004, a Strategic Land Use Committee (SLUC) was assembled by then-Mayor Al Lavender – in this forward-thinking assembly were representatives from the industrial park businesses, the Planning Board, the Chamber of Commerce; and at the table were representatives from … Continue reading

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Completely Clueless!

The Daily News is increasingly like having the Fish & Game Magazine delivered to every door of a community full of PETA members! The Daily News is all concerned about our fishing fleet.   I’m concerned too but how many people … Continue reading

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Working around the Mayor

We’ve had some real ‘bad’ mayors, and we’ve had good mayors that did bad things out of ignorance or by taking the wrong advice from the supposedly ‘right’ sources – and we’ve had mayors who just didn’t know what the … Continue reading

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Taking a moment…

That’s right.     Just before we start the real election season, I thought I’d take a moment to do some reflection. First, there is so much going on that I can not relay onto my posts because I’ve received it “off … Continue reading

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