Focus groups scheduled so residents can give views on best use of town schools

The Ad Hoc Best Educational Use of Facilities Committee, tasked with considering and exploring potential consolidation among the town’s elementary, middle, and high schools, will host in-person focus groups during October and November to gather input from residents and others interested in the process. Members of the Massachusetts Association of Regional Schools Consulting Group (MARS)…

digital cartoon of a cart in the forest with a driver standing next to the stranded car with the sign "adventure awaits" as a caption above.

Adventure Awaits

Publisher’s note: Cartoonist Peter Menice found himself stranded during a family vacation this week as major car trouble plagued his journey home from California to New Mexico and unfortunately could not create a ‘toon for this week. Despite his car troubles, Peter was excited about spending some time with his son and the adventure of…