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After the poorly attended town and school deliberative meetings in March, we called for a change in town government from SB 2 to a town council.

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Incumbent Carl Thibodeau and Joe Mosca are competing for one seat on the Conway Board of Selectmen. In addition, five candidates — Steve Steiner, Ray Shakir, Mark Hounsell, Ted Phillips and incumbent Bill Barbin — are competing for two seats on the Conway Planning Board.

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If you were forming a committee to look into closing a school, wouldn't you want to call it the School Closing Committee? Instead, the Conway School named it the Facilities Use Committee.

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Debate over spending $400,000 on public restrooms in North Conway Village dominated the deliberative town meeting and is the most controversial money article on next Tuesday’s town ballot.

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The school and town deliberative meetings are over, and on full display was a major flaw in Conway's political system under SB 2, which has turned over critical decision-making — particularly on budgets — to a tiny group of voters.

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Had another 37 Conway taxpayers attended Monday’s school deliberative meeting, voters in April may have had an alternative when voting on the school budget, as an effort to trim the budget by 1 percent was defeated by a 60-24 vote. Instead, they will have little choice between two budgets, e…

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Columnist Bill Marvel recently compared Conway’s school district to others with similar-sized student populations and made the point that given the district’s resources and makeup of its student population, proficiency test scores, which have been declining, should be better..

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Like the passing of old friends, it is sad to witness the demise of so many of Conway’s old buildings.

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It is a common belief among most Realtors that short-term rentals have little effect on the housing market.  

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The sales of the Wentworth and Red Jacket signal a coming generational economic boom that will change us in as-yet-unforeseen ways.

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Seems like the distant past, but it was only a year ago when then-President Donald Trump called the soon-to-be released vaccines a “miracle” that would “save millions of lives and soon end the pandemic once and for all.”

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Readers of the Sun may recall from past elections that this paper’s endorsements of local officials — including selectmen, commissioners, state representatives and state senators — are based very little on party affiliation and mostly on personal qualities and seniority, which in politics me…

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In this week’s Tele-Talk responses to the question about the accident-prone intersections on the North-South Road, a few people pined for the never-built Conway Bypass.

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The self-named “Crazies for kids,” the well-meaning, anti-mask folks who have dominated recent school board meetings, are appearing to be a bit, well …  it’s not a good look. Passion is one thing; booing and rudeness quite another.

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A saying attributed to Mark Twain goes something like this: History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.