Talking Wakefield Posts

The quick answer is “yes”. Read on to understand how I think it could become a great voice for the people….if it’s done properly. I often shake my head when…

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It’s perfectly normal for our educators to be constantly looking for a better way to prepare our children for life’s challenges in an increasingly competitive world. I expect them and…

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As you know by now, I feel the need to call out folks in Town who have placed themselves in positions of power, only to lose sight of the true…

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My last post was about being kind to people. In this post I am critical of the School Board. I took some time to contemplate whether I am practicing what…

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It has been uncomfortable for me to read recent disparaging comments about our summer visitors on local social media. Just as a few bad experiences with visitors should not be…

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“Get off my lawn” is a famous quote made by Clint Eastwood in the movie Grand Torino. It seems to be a theme that could be applied to a new…

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There’s an old saying: “Be careful what you wish for….you may get it!” That sure is proving true about the flashing speed signs that I posted a blog article about…

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This is the second installment of “talking Wakefield” where you get to listen in on a conversation I have with a community member. I hope that there will be many…

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This issue may fall into the “you’ll be sorry you done that” category for sure. Up in the Heritage District there’s a church. They have a tiny parking lot. Consequently,…

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Everyone deserves fair compensation for doing their job. Every three years, the process of negotiating the Teachers contract comes up. It has always troubled me that taxpayers are not allowed…

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