Following the Rules

Following the Rules

A few years ago, I put a small addition onto my house so I could expand my kitchen. Before I did, I applied for and received a permit from my...

Solutions, Not Problems

Solutions, Not Problems

Once again here in Rockland we have a solution that is needlessly becoming a problem. The solution: we have successfully negotiated a contract...

Hopes for a New Year

Hopes for a New Year

As we turn the page on 2016, let’s look at the accomplishments we made together in this great county over the past year and set a path...

Optimism and Obstinance

Optimism and Obstinance

Now, in this season of miracles we have one of our own: A 2017 county budget that sticks to the 1.17 property tax cap, cuts spending and maintains...

A Return to Madness?

A Return to Madness?

It’s no secret what earned Rockland a $138 million budget deficit and the shameful distinction of most fiscally stressed municipality in the...