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Forty years ago, President Ronald Reagan signed into law Martin Luther King Jr. Day. At first, he was fiercely against it, but eventually he came around to support it. Americans’ ambivalence about honoring the visionary civil rights leader with a federal holiday remains to this today. Only 5…

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The Town of Pound Ridge has had an Open Space Acquisition Committee since 2000. Funding the work of this all-volunteer town committee and its ultimate objective to purchase and conserve important, local vacant lands, town residents have approved a series of referendums over the past 20 years…

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No one gets things right all the time. That’s why, in the case of school districts, municipal bodies and other entities, provisions are made in rules of governance for an outsider or third party to take a close look at the subject’s management practices.

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After almost six years of research and deliberation, the right combination of “most gap coverage” and “least visibility" for Bedford may have been found. The cell tower has to go somewhere, so why not select the best choice? The six-year attempt by the Bedford Planning Board to protect visib…

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Another year of cell tower site controversy in Bedford. And big capital improvement projects got the greenlight from voters in both school districts.

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Summarizing a year of news in a few editorial columns is a daunting task. For starters, there’s the sheer volume of articles we have published over the past 49 weekly issues. This week makes issue number 50, with one more to go before year end — note that we will not be publishing an issue o…

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We have often said that letters to the editor are a good measure of community engagement. Regardless of the views expressed, they reflect an interest in sharing viewpoints and opinions with other readers and show a desire to contribute to an ongoing dialogue on issues of importance to our co…

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 I am writing in response to Mr. Warren's well-intentioned, but assuming, comments regarding parents picking their children up from school, rather than utilizing school buses (“Climate change fight is being lost to empty school buses,” Nov. 10). Mr. Warren attributes this to children refusin…

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We hope your Thanksgiving table was full and welcoming. Now that the holiday is over, local town boards have a busy final month of the year ahead of them, with several pieces of legislation on their respective tables. That’s in addition to the annual town budgets for next year that need to b…

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Local soccer fans this week are no doubt thrilled to watch the opening round of play in the 2022 FIFA World Cup, being held in Qatar. But what they might not realize is that one of Bedford’s own — Giovanni Reyna — is playing on the United States national team.

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While election write-ins are not common or typically associated with a winning campaign strategy, they have become increasingly popular over the last few years. At the national level, write-ins accounted for 0.11% of the popular vote in 2012 and 0.51% in 2016; that number was likely even hig…

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 We can never remember enduring a tick season that has been this bad so late in the season. It’s the second week of November, just about halfway to Thanksgiving, and we’re still battling the nasty, little parasites like we were back in July, daily pulling them off our dogs and, sometime, our…

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Election time is upon us, and as always, the battle cry is heard from coast to coast. There is, however, this time a sharpness to the cry we rarely heard before. The pitch is shrieking higher day by day, as to intone dramatic outcome. Each side is more convinced than usual of the righteousne…