Breaking Hearts

It’s another snowy day in February, and once I had got over gloomily wondering why it was that bears could hibernate for three months or so and humans start to fall apart after a couple days in bed, I got to work. The first order of things, as usual,is to go to the computer and … Continue reading Breaking Hearts

Progress of a sort? An update on 98 King Street

.. In December, we carried a story on 98 King and the proposal the Valley CDC made for the Community Preservation Awards (CPA) program to convert this derelict building to a 8-unit SRO. Since then, the proposal for seed money has been approved, the building has changed hands, and the CDC has been “buttoned up” … Continue reading Progress of a sort? An update on 98 King Street

Crack is Back Part Three : The Death of a Dealer

A crack pipe purchased for 99 cents at Pop’s Liquor The first article I wrote for Kirbyontheloose was “Crack is Back” in March of 2008.read it here. It was a two-part story of a young woman who was beat up at a local rooming house and thrown out of the window by her boyfriend, a … Continue reading Crack is Back Part Three : The Death of a Dealer