Police patrol time increasing in New Salem; Swift River School finance formula changing
There will be about 20 additional hours of police patrol each week and the formula used to determine the town's elementary school costs will be changed slightly, after voters had their say at a three-hour annual town meeting Monday.
Through the ages, they have faced frequent natural disasters, armed conflict, and political repression, and in the process they have suffered hunger, societal disruption and death.
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In youth, professor hooked on bamboo fishing rods
Richard Taupier is a scholar and expert in Central Asian history at the University of Massachusetts, often traveling to places such as Mongolia or Russia for study.