Category Archives: Tourism

CPA Project List for 2012

There are $449,000 available for projects this year.         As you can see from the list below, the Community Preservation Committee has a challenge ahead.   Now if logic were to prevail, it might be just achievable, but there is a lot … Continue reading

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Get With the Game!

Taken from some of the statements by citizens, and even by notable persons in our community; there seems to be a confusion as to where our heritage tourism efforts should be directed.    This is important especially with the renewed call … Continue reading

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Tonight is the Night

Be sure that you show up at the public hearing tonight at 6:30 at the Library for the revealing of the first draft of the Open Space and Recreation Plan which when finished will cover 2012 to 2017.       Your input … Continue reading

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Tracking down the culprit

As the vote approaches tonight on the re-zoning of two Storey Avenue lots; it might be good to clarify a few things.     There is a lot of anger out there against CVS.    It comes from the feeling that a large … Continue reading

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Public Opinion

History is filled with contradictions and often it assigns fame to people who on the surface get the credit.   It’s when historians dig deeper that it is discovered that someone else was actually responsible.      There are many famous examples in … Continue reading

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Let’s take a well-deserved break!

While some are busy running up and down furiously shouting, “I’m against the LHD!” and still more are lathering their heads in preparation for more tinfoil; the rest of us can refocus and take a breather. IT’S THE EAGLE FESTIVAL! … Continue reading

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Money, Money, Money, Part I

Our entire society is run on the stuff.       You may grow weary of the pressure of making more of it by fleeing into government or being part of a non-profit – but you can’t escape it.    The problem is we … Continue reading

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