Protests, the First Amendment, and “tension.”

This morning, students from Grafton and all over the nation engaged in peaceful protest calling for an end to gun violence, and thoughtful conversation among adults about how to achieve that. Somewhat predictably, and unfortunately, their protest met the same shallow response from the alleged “mature” community of adults that all protests seem to engender […]

Why I’m Running: Leadership. Courage. And Commitment.

By Ed Prisby I am running for the Board of Selectmen because I am a product of my community.  When I was growing up, my community provided me with a quality public education, a safe environment, and infrastructure that supported the businesses, small and large, that helped pay for it all.  I am running for […]

Local Selectman Takes Ball, Goes Home

In response to my analysis last week of Grafton’s financial position, Selectman Brook Padgett at this week’s Board of Selectmen meeting retracted his support to work with the Finance Committee to create agreed-upon five year financial forecasts which would assist the town in being transparent with residents about where their money is going. In doing […]