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Tar spot is the common name of a plant disease caused by certain fungi. The name is fitting, because one symptom of the disease is the appearance of black splotches that look like droplets of tar on leaves. You may be familiar with tar spot on your maple trees. This disease shows up on maple…

There has been a lot of talk about all the benefits of a new high school. Should the community choose to approve a new high school, what happens to the current high school site? There is a second question on the ballot for $8 million to be put into improvements for the current high school. I…

“We’re supposed to get 1 to 3 inches of snow today,” he whispered, his shadow looming over me as I rubbed my eyes in the dark of the early morning, removed the toddler foot lodged in my ribs and tried to make sense of the horror of the first words I heard in my waking moments on the second d…

Editorials

Freedom is never free. That is the message of Memorial Day, a message that none of us can afford to forget. And yet, we fear that we may have lost sight of what this holiday weekend is all about. It is easy to understand how we could forget.

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