The date May 17 (and really, the weekend closest to it, if you get my drift) seems as if it’s always been central to my life.
Thirty years ago I entered the field of education. One of the many things that attracted me to education was that I could count on no two days ever being the same.
With the Jan. 2 retirement of Scott Wegner, who spent 38 years with the Stoughton Fire Department, including the past five as chief, the department was looking for a new leader for only the second time in 16 years.
Stoughton is already known as a popular destination for seniors, but now there are even more housing options available, with the opening of Kettle Park West Senior Living last fall.
Stoughton’s Redevelopment Authority made several important strides with its riverfront project in the past year, including the elimination of two buildings and preliminary plans for part of the site.
Plans for the proposed whitewater park have continued to move forward while the City of Stoughton worked on getting funding from the state Department of Natural Resources.