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LOCAL PERSPECTIVE | Goodbye, Peter and Marti…
by Seth Cagin
Jul 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Two of our longest-serving writers are leaving The Watch this month, both to move on to other pursuits.
VIEW TO THE WEST | The Cowboy And the Mountain Biker
by Peter Shelton
Jul 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
An incident along the South Canal illustrates a cultural divide.
UP BEAR CREEK | Riding the Reading Bandwagon
by Art Goodtime
Jul 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
Here are a few books that have captivated columnist Art Goodtimes recently.
VIEW TO THE WEST | An American Abroad, Part Drei
by Peter Shelton
Jun 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
Homesickness doesn’t erase the foreignness of a foreign exchange.
The Legend of Vladimir Putin and the Long-lost Patriots Ring
by Gus Jarvis
Jun 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
Ol’ Bob Kraft isn’t getting any older, and the New England Patriots aren’t getting any better. Now, about that “gift” to the Kremlin...
UP BEAR CREEK | Celebrating a Kind Woman
by Art Goodtimes
Jun 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Remembering Mary Faery Thursday, June 27, at Two Candles, 7 p.m.
GUEST COMMENTARY | Legislative Update: District-Wide Listening Tour Most Helpful
by Mike McLachlan, State Representative, District 59
Jun 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
I want to thank everyone who took the time to come out and engage with me at these meetings. My job is to listen and represent you and good or bad, I value your feedback.
UP BEAR CREEK | Reconsidering Electroshock?
by Art Goodtimes
Jun 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
A University of Oxford study suggests mini-electroshocks to the brain, delivered painlessly to the forehead of some 25 students, improved their math skills.
GUEST COMMENTARY | Exploring South Korea Through Rotary GSE Program
by Amy Gavell
Jun 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
The Rotary GSE program is a unique cultural and vocational exchange opportunity for businesspeople and professionals between the ages of 25 and 40 who are in the early stages of their careers.
VIEW TO THE WEST | An American Abroad, Part Zwei
by Peter Shelton
Jun 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
Rattlesnake-venom, the Vietnam war, and Peter, Paul and Mary all played a role in the author’s first experience overseas.
VIEW TO THE WEST | An American Abroad
by Peter Shelton
Jun 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
Perspective is hard to come by when you are a 16-year-old exchange student.

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