Community Preservation Mathematics: 2.05 million in applications, only $170,000 is left in the kitty?

    Yeah, I’m back from California, and I am not happy. I opened the Gazette the other day and I see this front-page article with an artist’s rendition of a new Pulaski Park. The mayor plans to finance it with a  $1.7 million Community Preservation Act grant, even though there is only $170,000 left … Continue reading Community Preservation Mathematics: 2.05 million in applications, only $170,000 is left in the kitty?

When firemen have to watch a building burn down ( first published April 2009)

After the fire If you look at the Youtube video of the fire up at Meadowbrook Apartments in 2009; you’ll see something strange.  The firemen are moving slowly, almost if they had been struck with narcolepsy. There is no urgency, there seems to be no attack on the fire going on.  To read the article, … Continue reading When firemen have to watch a building burn down ( first published April 2009)