A new library thread

Because the old one’s getting crowded, and it’s two pages ago. I’ll start by taking out Ann M.’s comments and bringing them forward: I sat on the Library Trustees for a number of years and all these issues have been in discussion for many, many years. There’s a lot more to the “closing” equation than…

Popping in on Selectmen

“Selectmen’s meetings are the best thing I direct all week.” That’s Bill Robidoux, who I’ll be getting back to a little later today (foreshadowing), masterminding the coverage of last night’s Board of Selectmen meeting. There are little cameras set up in the ceiling all over the room and Bill can spend the entire meeting jockeying…

Breaking: Nelson Library to remain open until June 30

Again, bringing something out of comments for better play, because there’s some actual news value in it. Thanks for keeping us informed, Cathy! I had a meeting yesterday afternoon with the Town Administrator (Interim) and Dana Wilson Chairman of the Grafton Library Trustees (not to be confused with the Nelson Library Trustees) On behalf of…

Library branches now closed

This came in as a comment on an old post from Cathy Fenton; I’m bringing it out here for better play. Closing the North & South Grafton Branches – the powers to be have had their say and the branches are closing as of 12/31/08. As a Trustee of Nelson Library I would like to…

One Grafton library

It was a  surprise to me, when we first started researching Grafton, to discover the town had not one, not two, but three public libraries. The town really didn’t seem big enough to justify three separate buildings, but I figured that maybe Grafton was just a highly literate town, dedicated to the printed word. Growing…