Apr. 20, 2015
Douglas Library director sees many changes
It was on a day nearly three decades ago that Ann Carlsson, reading on her couch in her Burrillville, Rhode Island, home, saw a small advertisement for a Library Director for the Simon Fairfield Public Library in Douglas.
At the time, Ann was working in a Providence bookstore, in charge of remainder books, and free-lanced as a potter. “Douglas was closer than Providence, so I applied for the job and got it,” she said. Ann still has the... Read More
Apr. 17, 2015
The returns--and the renewals--of spring
by Christine Galeone
Spring is finally here. Although it’s not as obvious as some of us would like, there are indications that the season of birth and renewal has arrived. The days are growing longer. Birds have returned and are tweeting outside our windows early in the morning. And somewhere in Grafton, there must be a few rogue flowers trying their best to bloom. Likewise, there are signs of the season popping up in communities and... Read More