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I understand that times change, and Chestnut Hill must change with the times. Thus, for instance, empty stores must make way for occupied housing. more
Nearly a year into the coronavirus pandemic shutting down the United States, it's time for our leaders in Washington to put aside partisan bickering and do something to help. more
As a small business owner and a mom, I know what it’s like to need to step away from work to care for loved ones. My husband and I have owned and operated the Night Kitchen Bakery and Cafe in Chestnut Hill for more than 20 years. more
‘I Love You, Man” is a smart and highly entertaining bromantic comedy.  I liked it, man. more
One of the things I’d like to do more in this space is give readers some behind-the-scenes takes about what happens at the Local. In talking to people, I regularly come to understand that the … more
We all want to save the planet. But what does that really mean? more
William Dejoy was appointed Postmaster General of the USPS in May 2020 and has made changes to the USPS causing serious delays and hardships for citizens. more
One thing you can count on this winter: if there are snowflakes in the air, there’ll be no mail delivery. more
In the spirit of “keepin’ it local” and supporting business on the Hill, a big hats off to Mimi’s Café and their Valentine’s Day take out fest!  more
“Oceans” (2010) is an ecological documentary, the English-language version of a French-Spanish-Swiss co-production narrated by Pierce Brosnan, that examines the watery two-thirds of our planet. more
  Last week, the Land Use Planning and Zoning Committee of the Chestnut Hill Community Association heard several hours of testimony and discussion about a proposed set of townhouses for 30 W. … more
I had the same vaccination experience as Hugh Gilmore [see Enemies of Reading, Feb. 11] with one unimportant difference. more
It all began early in the morning of Tuesday, February 9, when I received a message on My Tower Health Portal that I needed to schedule an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccination. more
When Carter Woodson helped found Negro History Week in 1926, he had already accomplished quite a lot. more
A romantic-triangle drama in which Joaquin Phoenix stars as a troubled thirtysomething, heartbroken from a recent breakup, with bipolar disorder and suicidal tendencies, who suddenly finds himself juggling two new romances. more
The year 2021 begins the United Nations’ “Decade of Ecological Restoration,” or the UN Decade. The premise is that saving the planet requires healthy ecosystems. more
One of the first assignments I ever had as a writer for the Local many years ago was a Town Watch ride-around with the long-time head of Chestnut Hill’s watch, Dick Martin. I recall a … more
In response to the spate of car break-ins and recent armed robberies and carjackings, a group of Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy neighbors is proposing banding together to re-form local Town Watch in … more
In response to a Letter to the Editor printed in a recent edition [“Striving for a living wage,” Jan. 21], I would like to present your readers with facts regarding Weavers Way’s wages and compensation.  more
It's a "How I Spent My Summer Vacation" essay with sprocket holes. And real insight.    It's a "How I Spent My Summer Vacation" essay … more
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