Omaha Orange is not my favorite color any more

.  No, I see enough of it already. All these brand new City of Northampton Department of Public Works trucks  running around the city.  For every one you see there are probably three or four parked in back lots up in Williamsburg or in back of the recycling area off Locust Street.  One hundred and thirteen of them, Big … Continue reading Omaha Orange is not my favorite color any more

Rough night for the Mayor at Ryan Road forum

Last night the Mayor faced a tough audience out at the Ryan Road School in Ward 6. It was his seventh forum about his proposed Override, and the temperature was definitely chilly. The audience peppered him with questions and challenges and broke into applause for audience members they agreed with.  A woman tore into  the … Continue reading Rough night for the Mayor at Ryan Road forum

Coming Soon: Travels Inside a Bank Failure

An Excerpt The Rostoffs Come to Town Ernie Booth of Ernie‚Äôs Texaco and his wife, Carolyn, had suspicions about the new owners of the Hotel Northampton. David Rostoff came over to try to sweet-talk them into opening up a line of credit at the garage for the hotel and Carolyn said the fact that they … Continue reading Coming Soon: Travels Inside a Bank Failure