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Finding common ground in gratitude

Thanksgiving is a favorite holiday for many of us: It’s about making or buying some favorite foods, sharing them with family and friends and maybe catching some football in between sittings. (Shopping of any kind must be kept at bay until the day after, Black Friday, when for many the gift-buying kicks in and takes over the rest of the month.

Turning Back the Pages

100 years ago — November 1922

Sharon is planning to build a new schoolhouse to replace the one recently burned by a firebug. The new building will probably be financed with a bond issue with a carefully planned sinking fund.

 

The Big Truth

Part of what’s been so magnetizing about the January 6th Committee hearings is the source video. You see footage of the crowd getting all riled up at the rally, then marching (some in military formation) upon the Capitol building, and then breaking into the Capitol, almost systematically.


Above, Mitchell Pearlman spoke at the Mark Twain House on Thursday, Nov. 10. Photo by Janet Manko

Keeping government open to all of us

Now that the midterm elections have wrapped, at least in Connecticut and New York, it’s time for all those elected to think about governing. Sounds so simple, but it’s really not, is it? Especially in the current divided climate, it will take deep thought and commitment to public service to be effective in office now.

Reflections on 30 years for the Sunday in the Country Food Drive

How time flies! Who would ever have thought in 1992, with two turkeys, which by the way were donated to us, that the food drive would still be here in 2022? It all started in 1992 at WKZE AM 1020 where the late Bob Chatfield AKA Chocolate Cupcake and myself, Nascar Dave, gave two turkeys to families we knew could use them for Thanksgiving.

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