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Time to act on ambulance service

Let’s face it. It’s time to get our heads out of the sand and deal with the ambulance crisis in the north end of the County. I applaud the formation…

WHAT’S LOVE ALL ABOUT?

Love and marriage are masterpieces of God’s creative plan. Two people with different personalities, backgrounds and gifts enter into a love relationship that makes them one.  It’s as old as…

Firsts

rancesco Schettino who was Captain of the Costa Concordia when it ran aground in Italy remains under house arrest. He’s charged, or potentially charged, with leaving his ship while the…

Robbing one’s memory- Alzheimer’s is the worst

I can’t imagine living my last years with Alzheimer’s. Unfortunately that’s what my mother is experiencing. I would guess she has had it for 7 years. The onset occurred while…

Getting old means meeting lots of new people

I’ve been getting to know a bunch of new people this year – lab technicians, x-ray technicians, nurses, doctors, receptionists… It has definitely been my year to be poked and…

I’m not absent-minded – it’s gremlins

  It has been that kind of week. You know what I mean. The kind where you lose something and then find it right in front of you… I just…

Carp diem

Well, we got some good news this week that should provide a much needed shot in the arm for the area’s tourist industry. The Department of Natural Resources has chosen…

Grieving mother wants all to know there is another side to Herron

 Eric Herron isn’t a bad guy. Just ask his mother, Donna Herron. Herron, as most of us know, was arrested for maintaining a meth lab in Harrison three weeks ago.…

Tongue-tied

I’m living every reporter’s nightmare. Can’t talk – at least until this paper is published. No answering the phone, or chatting on the phone, no interviews. I can’t even call…

Traffic light a major source of aggravation

“It’s a huge source of frustration,” lamented Clare’s Sue Kelly. “As one who drives it every day it’s really horrible.” Mrs. Kelly is talking about the left hand turn coming…