In a small community, where family and friends often go back generations, people are reluctant to comment about a controversy that is dividing the Island — the new state law banning children from public, private and parochial schools who have not been vaccinated. (more…)
JULIA BRENNAN Pookie at a town landing on silver Beach.
Something was seriously wrong.
My 15-pound dog, Pookie, wobbled around the floor of the sunny examining room, unable to get her legs to move as they should. Her usual effortless gait had been replaced by a swaying stagger that would be comical if it wasn’t so terrifying. She collapsed, panting, watched by the veterinarian and his assistant, whose expressions had grown somber. (more…)
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To the Editor:
The Reporter’s coverage of the short-term rental situation is so one-sided it shows how unfamiliar people are with the process of renting through Airbnb and the benefits of the sharing economy. (more…)
A transmission and distribution power substation would be a huge boost to our power infrastructure.
By tapping into the 69Kv underground cable, we will not only reduce black outs, but we would also avoid brownouts. That would mean our air conditioners, refrigerators and other appliances will operate more efficiently and not burn out because the voltage is too low for too long. (more…)