25 settembre 2017

We are so densely populated as it is. Our services

We are so densely populated as it is. Our services can’t cope. Who are these people that want all these new houses built in our borough? What is the end game? Where is the vision for our town? How many houses and flats have the ‘corrupted by lobbyists’ government told us we have to shoe […]

25 settembre 2017

Back in the North End, the original wood frame train

Back in the North End, the original wood frame train station at Suspension Bridge burned to the ground on Jan. 2, 1883 and was replaced by Union Station. The Suspension Bridge Depot at Depot Avenue and 10th Street was built in 1887 of brick and field stone and handled 47 trains per day and 2,000 […]

25 settembre 2017

At the same time, they also hired a firm for

At the same time, they also hired a firm for $90,000 to develop another master plan to (1)improve the Fairgrounds and (2) redevelop it with mixed use areas. If you’re not aware, “mixed use” is a specific term among developers indicating commercial areas that may also include condos, apartments, etc. So it’s not a “former […]

25 settembre 2017

If you’ve ever cruised by a wind farm, you can

If you’ve ever cruised by a wind farm, you can see that the turbines are gargantuan machines more than 200 feet tall. Inside that nacelle at the top of the tower is an electronic brain composed of hundreds of parts that assure the also huge blades catch the winds but also shut off if wind […]

25 settembre 2017

But we haven’t beaten the pollution problem. I would drive

But we haven’t beaten the pollution problem. I would drive an electric car if the range was extended and if I could afford one. In the meantime, I keep my car tuned and inspected and I don’t complain if some of my tax money goes to helping industry meet pollution standards.. “The students will be […]