Developers treat town plans as obstacles. Town boards must treat them as contracts.

“Imagine you’re 16 years and you find yourself hundreds of miles from home … It adds trauma to trauma.”

We must work each day, each one of us, to rid ourselves of old hatreds and find our common humanity.

Quality journalism balances power by accurately researching and reporting. But democracy requires not only quality journalism but citizens who are willing to invest the effort to distinguish between true reports and false ones.

Government is not a business. The central mission of government is to provide services for its citizens. The central mission of a business is to turn a profit.