Editorial - The Millerton News

A Wish Granted

It’s impossible not to realize that many things need to be done in our towns and villages in order for us citizens to lead healthy and fulfilling lives. There are needs, and our town leaders do their best to meet those needs. Just think of the road work, sidewalk repairs, winter maintenance, water supplies, wastewater solutions, recreation programs, affordable housing, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance and everything else that needs to be addressed in our hometowns. Now, think of where the money comes from to pay for that work. 

Getting inventive this summer

The problem with summer vacations is that many children are idle. Listless. Unfocused.

There is also the problem of a learning gap between school years — an issue for all children taking time off during the summer months, as most do in this country.