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Published on November 20, 2019

Then What does it mean to be a hero? To me heroism is taking courageous action on behalf of someone else…even though you might be afraid. Many of us have had heroic moments, big or small. Real people are real heroes – not Marvel Comics figures. Which brings me to a real person from the […]


Published on October 22, 2018

Friday March 8, 1968 It was at my very first Town Meeting – the night we passed the dog leash by-law, which was a first for Holliston. I grew up in Springfield, MA, population at the time about 189,000. I knew nothing about small town government, but my then-husband John did, as a native of […]


Published on June 13, 2018

May 22, 2018 When I stopped by the the town election polls on May 22nd, there was ample opportunity to visit with each of the election officials and checkers – people I only see at elections but have known for years. The election turnout was dismal. No lines. The day was long and only 1164 […]


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