Year in Review Part IV: stormy start before skies finally calm to end 2011

Elections bring change to school board, new legislative districts rankle some, new road projects discussed By Mike McGann, Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com The new 7th Congressional District now includes most of the greater Unionville area, beyond East and West Marlborough and appears likely headed to litigation in 2012. Although a year-long political play revealed a final dramatic act and once again...

Year in Review Pt. III: Quakes, Hurricanes, a deal and a super new Super

Quarter’s news includes an earthquake, floods, the hiring of a new schools chief and settling the teacher By Mike McGann, Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com Severe weather continued in the third quarter of 2011 with a hurricane and tropical storm dumping huge amounts of water on the Unionville area less than 10 days apart. In the middle? An earthquake. Summer brought sultry heat and the usual exodus...

Column: an ode to 2011

The year that was in verse, for better or worse By P.J. D’Annunzio, Staff Writer, UnionvilleTimes.com One year and several pounds ago you were sitting somewhere with your friends eagerly anticipating the arrival of midnight. You remembered that ushering in the New Year is a time of renewal: reshaping of the mind, body, and spirit in a monumental effort to improve yourself or your world in...

Year in Review 2011, Part I: stormy times dominate headlines

Weather, financial crisises drive much of the news of the first quarter of 2011 By Mike McGann, Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com Multiple winter storms — such as this one that knocked down trees over roadways in Pocopson — closed schools multiple times and left local residents to dig out multiple times in 2011. Weather it was snow storms — or political storms — 2011 will likely be remembered...

Season Preview: Unionville kicks off tonight

Indians open season against neighboring Garnet Valley once again with state playoff hopes, despite relative youth By Mike McGann, Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com After missing all but two games in 2010, Richard Sampson looks to add some explosiveness to the Indians' 2011 backfield. EAST MARLBOROUGH — Expectations. Less than a decade ago, the following words might have been impossible to imagine...

Local golfers battle for Radley Run titles

Sisters Allison (runner-up) and Lauren Jones (winner) from the Girls 5 Hole group. BIRMINGHAM — July at Radley Run Country Club is the month of golf championship play for the 18 hole Ladies, the Men, the Juniors and the Senior Men.  The high temperatures and the close matches challenged the players of these prized tournaments. Nancy Jones repeated her #1 position as Club Champion of the 18 hole...