Meet the Maker: Jane Reilly [sponsored content]

[Sponsored content] Have you explored the possibilities at the Makery? Be inspired!   Maker: Jane Reilly, Middlebury How long have you been using The Makery? I used the Makery for a couple of months this spring and summer to complete a project I’d been wanting to do for awhile. How did you find out about the makerspace? I saw the t-shirt quilt class on Front Porch Forum, signed up for a Zoom session, and then completed the quilt when The Makery went back to in-person labs. Why do you enjoy coming to Th … (read more)

Letter to the editor: A history lesson on flying a flag

This is a short piece on the history of flags — or as Sheldon Cooper on the Big Bang Theory would say — “Welcome to Fun with Flags.” The flags we will discuss today are the American and Confederate flags. Flying these two flags together — especially on th … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Flag’s racism is not welcome

There’s good news and bad news on Dog Team Road in New Haven these days. First the good news: the town did a wonderful job repaving the road. The road was in pretty bad shape but over the month of July it was scraped and repaved and it is lovely to drive … (read more)