President Biden announced that the Covid pandemic is over. We shall see if he was right or unduly optimistic. Viruses are unpredictable. A strain that seems pervasive and persistent may change into an innocuous and sporadic variant in a matter of weeks. Alternatively, it can re-emerge Continue reading “Column: Post Pandemic Threats”
Vladimir Putin decided to adopt tactics from the 1930s and 1940s to wage war against the Ukraine. This meant taking territory by killing as many inhabitants as feasible and destroying whatever buildings and infrastructure existed in the area declared “captured.” Each village, town Continue reading “Germ Warfare”
As the fear of Covid-19 subsides, the urge to travel re-emerges. Airports are packed with passengers, tens of thousands of whom will end up stranded awaiting flights that have been cancelled. Hundreds of thousands will be stuck on highways attempting to make journeys they have planned Continue reading “Column: Dying to Travel”
Editors’s note: The following update to First Selectman Bindelglass’s 5/13/22 Message was posted to the town website on 5/17/22.
UPDATED-5/17/22 A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass
As a follow up to my last post, I want to present some updated information Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”
Our Covid numbers are about the same. Cases are up to 10 reported last week. We are still orange at 12.3 cases per 100,000 for the week ending April 9. All of the surrounding towns are above 20 and in the red. Hospitalizations are slowly increasing Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”
Our COVID numbers are still very good, although there are signs of a very slight increases in pockets of the state. I hesitate to declare that we are finished with the pandemic, but I think most of our lives are returning to near normal. Continue reading “A Message from First Selectman Bindelglass”
Learning disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic have left students at Helen Keller Middle School struggling to meet their grade level expectations much like other students across the United States.
Prior to the pandemic, 80% of students at Helen Keller Middle School were Continue reading “Program at Helen Keller Middle School Makes Up for Lost Learning During Covid”
Robert LaMay died on January 28, 2022. He was 51 years old. He worked as a Washington state trooper for 22 years. He retired from his job in October 2021, after Governor Inslee of of Washington state declared a Covid-19 mandate affecting all state troopers, except those who qualified Continue reading “Column:Fear the Vaccine”