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Some may recall the comedy team of Laurel and Hardy. Ollie famously would tell Stan something that could apply today to the Conway selectmen: “This is a fine mess you’ve gotten us into.”

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There are seven articles on Conway’s ballot that address housing. Articles 4 and 5 allow property owners, under special circumstances, to add long-term housing. Neither article would allow short-term rentals. We recommend voters approve both.Then there are Articles 2, 3, 6, 21, 22 and 23, wh…

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With an Auto Zone store five years ago replacing the Homestead Restaurant — a structure built by Revolutionary War veteran Amos Barnes — and the planned demolition of another 1700s-era home in Center Conway, it is understandable that the Conway Planning Board has gone on high alert when face…

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Polls show only about 7 percent of voters are undecided, perhaps the lowest ever in a presidential election this close to Election Day. 

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We wholeheartedly agree with the Conway and Bartlett school boards' decisions to start school with “face-to-face” learning and encourage other SAU 9 school boards to do the same. 

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The town meeting form of government, it is often said, is the “purest form of democracy,” and while SB 2 separated town and school meetings from ballot voting two decades ago, that notion remains fundamentally true.

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Challenging times bring people together and often brings out the best in them. That was certainly evident in Tuesday’s town election in Conway.

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With drive-through voting at the town garage, casting a ballot will be unorthodox, to say the least. Please be patient if there are delays or snafus. In the midst of a once-in-lifetime pandemic, let’s not lose sight of the importance of our most fundamental responsibility and privilege as Co…

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Voting in Conway takes place Tuesday, and as with most years of commenting on the budgets, we find ourselves supporting the selectmen and challenging the school district. 

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For local businesses, April is the most off-season of months, so when the pandemic struck, as bad as it was, there was a collective sigh of relief that it didn’t hit in August.

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Four years ago, this presidential candidate’s positions on a $15 minimum wage, Medicare For All, climate change and ending needless wars were seen as fringe and radical.

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In a recent letter to the editor, Madison Realtor Phil LaRoche made a compelling argument for absolute property rights, tracing them back to the Middle Ages. But in most towns, such rights are not absolute, the most obvious example being zoning (as we know, residential zones rarely include c…