TOM WARD – Challenging fiscal times require thoughtful plans

“On time and under budget.” That’s always music to the ears of taxpayers, and it should be. On Saturday morning at 11, the Cumberland Police Department and EMS, along with town officials, will cut... more

ARLENE VIOLET – Can reparations be fairly discussed?

Some 150-plus years after the ratification of the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery in this country, the issue of reparations to African Americans has dominated not only some collegiate... more

Letters to the Editor

Thanks to The Breeze for ‘Championship Madness’

A tip of the hat to the brain trust of The Valley Breeze for running a well thought out and unique “Championship Madness” contest. Also, thank you for your promptness in sending me my prize that I... more

Franklin Farm’s ‘Pound the Ground’ imperils preservation

Years ago I assisted with research for the nomination of Cumberland’s Franklin Farm to the National Register of Historic Places. My research partner and I found written and material evidence... more