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Guest Commentary

Wilmington Town Council member previews Agenda 24

I thank all who supported my campaign for Wilmington town supervisor. I am grateful to the voters who put their faith in me, and to the people who helped out during the campaign. Usually 250 votes in Wilmington is often enough to win, and 300 votes is almost always enough to win. Although it ...

It takes a village … to run a village

I am sure everyone can guess it takes a lot of work to run the village. We have many amazing employees in our departments. Some of those people are in our finance department. We are so lucky to have a resolute team working on our daily finances. Taking on the challenge of balancing the ...

Encourage your kids to walk, bike to school

Every fall, kids, parents and teachers come together across the country to partake in National Walk & Roll to School Day. This year’s event is set for Oct. 4, with over 1,500 schools already registered. The Heart Network’s Creating Healthy Schools & Communities program works with ...

Will we take action on road salt?

Seeing salt on the road may help winter drivers feel safe, but it comes at a price. It has become abundantly clear that our state’s addiction to road salt has caused widespread harm to our environment and to ourselves. Last week, a historic state-issued report was released confirming the ...

Gov. Hochul must back greater LLC transparency

Citizens have a right to know who they’re dealing with, whether it be in government or private enterprise. But that’s not the case when it comes to Limited Liability Companies, or LLCs. LLCs, for example, can own property, apply for grants, operate as landlords and donate to political ...

Local news is good for business

It’s no secret that recent years have been tough on small businesses and on newspapers. A bipartisan bill, the “Community News & Small Business Support Act,” that has been introduced in Congress would offer relief to both newspapers and local businesses. For too many newspapers, help ...