It is important for us to educate ourselves on issues pertaining to everything from social security to the debt crisis, right down to local decisions regarding whether to turf the fields at the high school or not. There are a myriad of opinions on these topics, some which tend to get very heated, often based on a personal perspective rather than fact. It's time to delve, very deeply, into genuine factual information, and stop all the finger pointing.
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An article submitted by an anonymous author to OurMontville.com.
My grandmother always told me that “if you’re too busy looking at what your neighbor is doing, you are bound to be missing something important happening in your own life.” So why is it that so many people seem to spend an inordinate amount of time meddling in other people’s affairs rather than paying attention to what is going on right in their own home?
One of the most prevalent and growing concerns in our community is the increased use of drugs and sexual promiscuity in our middle school and high school. You can’t attend a function at the school, sporting event, or run into someone in a local store, without them expressing concern for our teenagers.
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Whether you are going out to eat, buying flowers, maintaining your car, trying to keep your health and fitness New Year's resolutions, or keeping your pets free of fleas (just to name a few reasons we shop!), please consider patronizing one of the 22 local businesses that are participating in the "SHOP + LOCAL = $ FOR SCHOOLS" program.
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