Evelyn Wood

I write in response to Thurman town lawyer Mark Schachner’s recent participation in the Thurman town meeting, during which he berated the press for their reporting. more

Feb 24, 2017 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

Two thousand and sixteen was, to say the least, an eventful year concerning the Thurman Town Board. more

Feb 6, 2017 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor


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ATHOL — Town supervisor Evelyn Wood and councilman Jey Youngblood resigned this week, leaving three board members — Mike Eddy, Cynthia Hyde and Kathy Templeton — to manage and conduct town business on their own. more

Jan 25, 2017 3:10 PM The Sun 2 Comments


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THURMAN — Evelyn Wood, who brought broadband to portions of her remote rural town and was renowned for her tireless work on behalf of townspeople, has resigned, effective immediately. more

Jan 20, 2017 6:56 PM The Sun


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THURMAN — The reality show of Thurman politics aired yet another episode Jan 10, with spectators witnessing a toned-down version of local governance — There was discord at Tuesday’s town meeting, but not chaos. more

Jan 11, 2017 11:38 AM The Sun 1 Comments

This letter is to address the behavior at the Thurman town board meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 3. more

Jan 10, 2017 3:00 PM Letters to the Editor 1 Comments


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ATHOL — Troopers summoned to clear town hall more

Jan 4, 2017 5:45 PM The Sun 4 Comments

Keith Parent’s statements are not all as they appear. more

Dec 29, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

In response to a recent letter from Paula Hubert! I was amazed, reading your story concerning your time as deputy town clerk. more

Nov 14, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor


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QUEENSBURY — Although Warren County government will be spending 1.04 percent more money on its expenses in 2017 and increasing the tax levy by 1.56 percent to $42.4 million, most county taxpayers will experience a tax decrease next year. more

Nov 11, 2016 12:00 PM The Sun


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ATHOL — Thurman’s local government has finally received reimbursement for the state grant bankrolling their “white space” broadband access project that has brought wireless internet connectivity to dozens of households. more

Nov 10, 2016 10:00 AM The Sun


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ATHOL — Mirroring the unexpected outcome of the U.S. residential election, the political landscape in the town of Thurman may have experienced an earthquake on Election Day. more

Nov 9, 2016 11:14 AM The Sun

I have happily lived in the town of Thurman for 21 years. more

Nov 5, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

As Don Lehman of the Post Star stated, in Thurman there are some “people who like to cause trouble, facts be damned.” more

Oct 5, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor 2 Comments

I go to Town Board meetings to observe the board members working for the residents of the town. more

Sep 25, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

Mrs. Eddy has (knowingly) reframed the issues of our town meeting privilege of the floor [“Inquiring minds not welcome in Thurman,” Sept. 10 edition of the Sun] into a problem she can blame on Supervisor Wood’s “by the book” comment. more

Sep 18, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor


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ATHOL — In the wake of two recent burglaries at the Thurman Town Hall, the rural town’s leaders are considering security upgrades, Thurman supervisor Evelyn Wood said this week. more

Sep 14, 2016 1:30 PM The Sun

In the beginning of Supervisor Wood’s administration, time and again, she would say “I go by the book.” more

Sep 8, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

You might think that, after taking the time to have these meetings, these four board members would actually listen to the Thurman residents. more

Aug 18, 2016 9:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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THURMAN — Local government administration passed a milestone this week, as Thurman town board member Susan Shepler was sworn in July 11 as the new Deputy Supervisor for the municipality. more

Jul 15, 2016 8:00 AM The Sun

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