“I have everything I want – except a cure.”
Sounds simple. Except there is no cure.
Richard Razumny, his wife Leah Devereaux and their toddler son moved from Saugus into a house on Burlington Road in November 2018. Three months later, the 29-year-old was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), the neurodegenerative illness also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
In a conversation this week, Razumny didn’t complain, or whine, or ask, “Why me?” He reflected, “You can drive yourself crazy, you can very easily get yourself worked up if you start thinking about the what-ifs. So I try to be present, in the moment.”
Thank you to the teachers, administration, committee members, and volunteers for the hard work and many hours it’s taken to develop our reopening plans and safely enable some form of in-person learning this fall. This letter’s intent is to share the dialogue that many concerned parents have had privately with various members of the school administration, School Committee members, and Town staff. There is a growing group of Bedford School District parents (the Facebook group Bring Bedford Back Safely currently has almost 70 members) who find remote instruction unworkable despite everyone’s best efforts. We are asking the collective decision makers in Bedford to prioritize the development of a data-driven, metrics-based plan to safely enable a return to full in-person learning.
I was informed today that a school community member (i.e., student or staff) at Bedford High School has been diagnosed with a confirmed case of COVID-19.
One New COVID-19 Positive Case at BHS (9th case) – One case still pending Close Contacts Identified – Cases not connected to previous BHS positive cases No in-school transmission identified with positive cases to date
What kinds of news stories would you expect to find in a publication called Maine Business Daily? Most likely you’d think there would be articles about local enterprises and other business coverage of interest to Downeasters.
But no! In a disturbing news story from the New York Times it appears that publications from such innocuously titled sources are really a coverup for paid political coverage. Here’s the headline: As Local News Dies, a Pay-for-Play Network Rises in Its Place