Tag Archives: Library

‘Mistakes Are Made’

I’m about ready to propose a new law urging all elected officials to dispense with the phrases “mistakes are made” and “mistakes were made.” At the 2PM meeting Friday at the Town Office, to discuss the current mess over the … Continue reading

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Selectmen Fail to Hold Public Hearing; Library Warrant Article Null and Void

“We have problems,” Chairman Gordon Hunt told his fellow library trustees this morning. “The selectmen didn’t hold a public hearing.” The library-addition warrant article is invalid and will not be legally binding if voted on at Town Meeting because the … Continue reading

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Library Warrant Article in Violation of State Law

The current placement of the first two warrant articles to be voted on at Town Meeting is incorrect and not allowed by law, Town Moderator Dan Barnard confirmed to me yesterday. These are the warrant articles in question, in the … Continue reading

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Library grapples with borrowers trying to pay fines with Chuck E. Cheese tokens

DANVERS, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts library is reminding residents that Chuck E. Cheese tokens are not an acceptable form of payment for overdue book fines. Peabody Institute Library in Danvers, Massachusetts, posted on Facebook this week the library has … Continue reading

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Library brings drag queens, kids together for story hour

About once a month since last fall, the Brooklyn Public Library has been presenting Drag Queen Story Hour, where performers with names such as Lil Miss Hot Mess and Ona Louise regale an audience of young children and their parents. … Continue reading

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