Let’s keep the science straight
100 years ago — October 1920
Here it is Oct. 1, and we Americans have already been in deep and contentious discussions about the logistics of voting in the Nov. 3 election for months. It’s a combination of factors, but at the root is the supreme challenge of voting during the COVID-19 pandemic safely.
Sharon Hospital: an important community resource
100 years ago — 1920
ORE HILL — Peter Horbul has moved into the house formerly occupied by John Dennis. The one he vacated is to be used as the new slacks mill which is being built under the direction of Fletcher Downs.
“Serving on this Court is the highest honor, the most awesome trust, that can be placed in a judge. It means working at my craft — working with and for the law — as a way to keep our society both ordered and free.”
— Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 1993
100 years ago — Sept. 1920
Saturday was registration day and the women to the number of about 200 put in an appearance before the board and were made voters. About 44 men were made voters. For the first time in the history of the state the ladies will be able to vote for town officers in the coming town meeting.