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Charity begins at home

We have been described as a nation of givers. The average American household contributes $1,000 annually, far more than in any other developed country.


Illustration by Forest Byrd.

Fifteen years ago, we wrote what a mistake it was to disband the Westerlo Planning Board. The planners had expertise and were doing the job they were appointed to do.

From the editor
draws praise and seven state awards 

“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.”
— Mark Twain in an 1896 cable from London to the Associated Press


 Citizens in New Scotland have called for a moratorium. We hope their town board is listening.