After graduating from high school this summer, a Dedham teen put college on hold for a semester to go on a 45-day expedition to Western Australia. The primary mode of transportation - his feet and sea kayaks.
All the attention on the health care front has been focused on the rough start of the federal insurance exchange website and the surprise – largely unwarranted, but poorly handled by the administration – over the cancellation of some policies. On the access front, the principle focus of the Affordable Care Act, the news has been mostly bad.
I congratulate Town Meeting’s decision to reject purchasing part of the Rustcraft property. Selectmen should immediately pursue purchasing the old Ames School property for the new town hall and senior center, with the police station moving to the current town hall.
Well, SOME of you may be ready for December. You know who you are. You’ve had your lights up for weeks.
The following are excerpts from the Dedham Police log, which is available to the public.
The Dedham Board of Health has raised the minimum tobacco purchasing age from 18 to 21 in hopes to keep cigarettes away from teens.
A giant menorah is in Dedham Square for the first time, ever.