Mayor on Duty

Last week’s town board meeting was a celebratory event in many ways. The Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation introduced the two new doctors that they brought to the plateau in conjunction with their funding and opening […]

Mayor on Duty

The agenda for tomorrow’s July meeting of the Highlands Town Board of Commissioners is full. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at the Highlands Conference Center next to the ball field. The first item […]

Mayor on Duty

Here is yet another photo that illustrates trash disposal problems that a small number of residents continue to generate.  Yes, I and the board might be viewed as garbage nazis by some with the passage […]

Mayor on Duty

Last weekend and Memorial Day were somber occasions. I attended the American Legion Memorial Day Ceremony where the fallen heroes of past wars were remembered. Americans who have been victims of the COVID-19 Pandemic, including […]

Mayor on Duty

Creating a comprehensive plan this coming year that addresses sustainability issues should be a top priority. I support hiring a professional consulting company to guide the planning board, town staff, and community stakeholders through this […]