Autumn in the North Cemetery.

Sixty miles west of Boston, Massachusetts there is the small New England town of Sturbridge. Located at the junction of I-90 (The Mass Pike), and I-84 it has become known as the "Crossroads of New England". The town was first settled over 300 years ago, and like other small New England towns it has grown just enough over the years to be in a difficult place today. How do we embrace the future without forgetting how we got to our present? How do we attract the right kind of growth, and maintain who we are? And, what about our culture out here in Central Massachusetts?

These pages will cause one to think about how to protect what we have, our future direction, and how to move on in the very best way.

Those thoughts, and other ramblings, will hopefully inspire more thought, conversation, action, and occasionally a smile...

...seems to be working so far

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Patriot Day: September 11th


In accordance with a Presidential Proclamation, the flag of the United States
will be flown at half-staff on Patriot Day, Thursday, September 11, 2008.

Additionally, the President has called upon all Americans to display the flag at half-staff from their homes on Patriot Day and to observe a moment of silence beginning at 8:46 a.m., (Eastern Time) to honor the innocent who lost their lives as a result of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

--Courtesy of Tom Chamberland

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