Selective hearing strikes at any age

...where "the water is cold, but the temps are red-hot like Augusta."Much cooler are Nova Sco tia visitors Dave and Thel ma Hasley and Terry and Bonnie Anderson, of Augusta, up in Canada. The Brantleys, of Waynesboro, Ga., also found cool summer...

Rain tax has always been a done deal

...ballot for a vote, which nobody seconded.So what if it was just a symbolic, futile gesture that would've gone nowhere? Ma king symbolic, futile gestures is what commissioners do best, except for spending your money, raising taxes and wasting time...

Proposal made to expand Augusta Common

...expensive, Simon said.Hearing the proposal for the first time Friday, Commis sioner Ben Hasan declined to comment. Commissioner Ma rion Williams said he didn't "want to get off-center" from discussions of improving the Brown tribute, which is part of...

25 years after passage, Americans with Disabilities Act has improved the lives of millions

...who had epilepsy.In the Senate, key supporters included Tom Harkin of Iowa, whose brother was deaf; Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts, whose son had a leg amputated, and Robert Dole of Kansas, who suffered lasting injuries during combat in Italy in World...

2024 Boston Olympic organizers release original, unredacted bid

...documents confirm that the boosters have been saying one thing behind closed doors, and an entirely different thing to Massachusetts taxpayers," the No Boston Olympics group said in a statement.Boston 2024 released a partial version of its winning bid...

Cute kids take prime spots on mom's refrigerator door

...Everyone who thinks they're stupid, stand up!"After a few seconds, Lit tle Johnny stands up. The teacher asks, "Do you think you're stupid, Johnny?""No, ma'am, but I hate to see you standing there all by yourself."

Rabbi David Sirull earns award

The Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs has honored Rabbi David Sirull, of Adas Yeshurun Synagogue, with the Ma'aism Tovim Award.

Sailor dies of injuries from Tennessee attacks

...food and gifts Friday to the Hampden, Massachusetts, home of Jerry and Betty Sullivan...Sullivan, 40, grew up in Springfield, Massachusetts.The Pentagon said he had been enlisted...he proclaimed "Terror comes home to Massachusetts." Sullivan's unit - India Battery...

US home sales surge in June to fastest pace in 8-plus years

...and an average of six months in a healthy market.Some markets are barely adding any listings. The condominium market in Massachusetts contains just 1.8 months' supply, according to a Federal Reserve report this month. The majority of real estate agents...

Ronald Miller

...Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Honored American Veterans Afield "HAVA", P. O. Box 60727, Longmeadow, MA 01116, www.honoredveterans.org or the American Cancer Society, 2607 Commons Blvd., Augusta, GA 30909.