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04/01/19 2:00pm

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A lifeline
To the Editor:
The recent article regarding Winthrop discontinuing Dr. Kelt’s contract is disturbing (“Supe: We’ll sue for better med services,” March 21). Charlie and I have had many primary care doctors throughout our lives and have found Dr. Kelt to be the best of them all. Cancelling his contract is like cutting off our lifeline to good health. (more…)

03/16/19 8:00am

CRAIG WOOD PHOTO

BY CRAIG WOOD

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald

I believe trees are to be treasured and preserved whenever it is feasible.

I feel elevated and simultaneously humbled looking up at a stately oak. Recently, my family was walking through the Old Nursery Woodlands Preserve and came across a specimen of untold years. We had a moment of joy (and a great photograph) when three of us, holding hands, extended our arms and could barely reach around the giant truck to enclose its 15-foot circumference. (more…)