A fatal attraction?

Another Amtrak disaster waiting to happen.  The hole in the fence near the junction of the two bike trails is more than a month old, and more people are using it all the time to cross over to King Street.  Yesterday I watched a little boy wrestling with his bike, trying to get it across the tracks.  There are three rails, … Continue reading A fatal attraction?

In-Fill Housing should not be a surprise: The case of 7 Adare Place.

  “It’s big all right,” said a friend of mine.  “Buildings can’t be higher than  thirty-five feet in URB.  That is a hell of a lot higher than thirty-five feet.” You may have seen it when going by.  The peak of the roof of this solar house off Prospect Street now under construction is forty-one … Continue reading In-Fill Housing should not be a surprise: The case of 7 Adare Place.

A work in Progress

                                      A tragedy up in Vermont throws a kink into my first train trip on the Vermonter   “It’s coming folks, it’s coming!” called the station manager to the crowd. It was Saturday afternoon and we were waiting for the southbound train in Brattleboro. It was a respectable group of travellers, between twenty and thirty people. There were … Continue reading A work in Progress

Welcome to Our New Site

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