Monday, February 9, 2009

A winter walk at Breakneck Hill

February 9, 2009 01:22:21 PM

We took a late afternoon walk on the Breakneck Hill conservation land on Saturday. The sky was blue when we left the house, but dark clouds quickly moved in, creating some moody scenes. The rolling hills make for a lovely winter walk, and the trails are well-trodden, so it’s easy to see the path. We […]

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Algonquin has a high graduation rate

February 9, 2009 11:36:41 AM

That’s probably not ground-breaking news, is it? Numbers released last week by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education revealed Algonquin’s graduation rate is significantly higher than the state average. Across the state, 81.2% of students who started high school as freshmen in 2004 graduated in 2008. At Algonquin that number was 97.2%. That’s up […]

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More pretty pictures of Main Street

February 9, 2009 09:33:38 AM

Hot off the presses, here are the latest in a series of images showing what Main Street could look like without above-ground utility wires. This set of  images show Main Street near the Common (in front of the Library). They depict what the area might look like after the Main Street reconstruction project and utility […]

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The week in town government

February 9, 2009 06:46:30 AM

Here are the department and committee meetings for the week. I’m still waiting for details on the agenda for the Planning Board, Board of Selectmen, and Zoning Board of Appeals. I’ll update this post when I have them — hopefully later today. Of note this week is the Zoning Advisory Committee meeting on Wednesday. As […]

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Algonquin winter choral concert

February 9, 2009 06:29:06 AM

The Algonquin Chorus will stage their winter concert tomorrow night at 7:30 pm in the auditorium.

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