Ever get an unexpected windfall? Perhaps a relative has died, leaving you some cash. Maybe Social Security makes an adjustment in your monthly benefit because you’ve had to keep working to stay afloat. Or maybe your employer gave you an unanticipated bonus. Do you go out and buy whatever you’ve been wanting but can’t afford?
How can it be? Wasn’t it just a few short weeks ago that school let out for the summer, and a fine summer it has been. But there’s more than a glimpse of fall in the air already, and the first day of the new school year arrives next week. Next week! The opening of
The Chester Board of Selectmen, and various town committees, are being forced to address conditions at the Wason Pond conservation and recreation area, the result of people using the land and pond and leaving behind trash, ignoring the rules, and vandalizing the community-built bridge. But it’s not a situation unique to Chester. Conservation and recreation