Beth Barhydt

Editorial: Around the Corner

It’s just around the corner—you can feel it. If all the rain this week (for which we are grateful) were snow, you would really feel it. The holidays are upon us. That wonderful time of year when our town sparkles with festive lights and opportunities to sing carols abound. That is on the one hand. On the other are the days we just passed; Black Thursday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday. The cynic in us might say the beginning of the holiday season is more about capitalism and materialism than “good tidings to you.” read more...