Selections from this week’s print edition.
Saugerties Times | Opinion
Facing the facts on the Vietnam War; Saugerties solar project; concentrate power locally; worrying about children.
Where should solar panels go?…Clarification from artist on bows…Figueroa for Sheriff…Scott for Library Board.
State wildlife expert Richard Thomas found that a woodchuck could (and does) chuck around 35 cubic feet of dirt in the course of digging a burrow. If a woodchuck could chuck wood, Thomas estimated, it would chuck an amount equivalent to the weight of the dirt, or 700 pounds, which is a big pile.
Term limits being pushed by Mercer family, enough with Hugh Reynolds, Delgado’s socially conscious rap, Saugerties solar installation is an industrial use, Friends of Historic Saugerties mourns Myles Putnam, kelp/seaweed farming good for planet.
Topics include: Saugerties tourism, opposition to Title IX gag rule, hats off to DPW, no solar farm.
Town GOP chair to step down; Seth Turner heads to Long Island; Myers versus Kraft for town justice?; Free ride for town board?
It is the year of the chipmunk. These pocket-sized creatures are having a banner year, invading my yard in great numbers. I have a spending posse. As a group, they’re officially named a scurry.
Congressional endorsements; treatment of children and families at border shames us all; successful golf fundraiser.
A business owner is not pleased with a Saugerties county legislator’s remarks, plus some letters about the Democratic primary.