What should Bernie’s next move be?

What should Bernie’s next move be?

There was a mixed reaction on Village 14 to the idea of discussing national politics here, so I’m invoking executive privilege with this post. The active V14 community includes some avid supporters of both Bernie and Hillary. IMHO, Bernie — who is meeting...

Who will win Newton: Bernie or Hillary?

Newton’s legislative delegation, mayor and U.S. congressman are supporting Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination for president. Do you think they are representative of how Newton will vote on March 1? I’m not asking how you will vote (although...

No more housemasters at the high schools

Housemasters are now Deans, according to an email sent to the high school community from the principals of both Newton North and Newton South. Their reasoning makes sense: As an extension of the word “master,” housemaster has negative connotations. First...

How are the sidewalks in your neighborhood?

For the first time in the 24 years* I’ve lived in my neighborhood, I was able to walk all the way around the block on shoveled sidewalks (excluding one small patch) tonight. I felt happy and encouraged while walking, and I wondered if, maybe, the snow shoveling...