Friday, Jan 9 - Alice was a very talented seamstress. Throughout her life she made many of her own clothes, and clothes for her family. She made prom dresses, tuxedos, bridesmaid gowns, flower girls’ dresses, children’s clothes, doll clothes, Halloween costumes, cheerleading uniforms, and more. Among these items was her daughter Kathy's wedding gown, for which she painstakingly sewed on many dozens of seed pearls – one pearl at a time!
Thursday, Jan 8 - “Basically, we’re going after the school budget and the school committee. That [budget] has been bloated for years. [The district] wins every year by packing the [town] meeting. That’s the thing that’s driving expenses."
-- Republican Town Committee member George Beebe