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The aspirations of ‘corner people’

Dear Editor:

While home in Baker County this summer, two groups of corner people caught my attention. One group, aspiring public officials, stood at major street corners energetically waving at passersby. Their enthusiasm was so great that no matter what your politics, you felt compelled to smile and holler back. Read More »

Contractor to quit collecting recyclables

New River regional landfill officials were scrambling last week to come up with a new plan for collecting recyclable materials after a contractor suddenly announced that the company plans to stop collecting discarded aluminum and steel cans, plastics and paper products in Baker, Bradford and Union counties on November 13. Read More »

Park dedicated to veterans

IMG_5070RVDThe Baker County Veterans Council and county commissioners unveiled the newly-renamed Veterans Memorial Park, formerly Little St. Mary’s Park, last week. Read More »

County slashes family health insurance

Health insurance has been provided at very little cost to Baker County employees for many years and that will not change. But the county no longer will pay for family insurance coverage of employees hired in the future. Read More »

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