What a difference to read a newspaper column about public schools that’s favor able to the staff, the core of the schools (“School Funding Fight in the Burbs,” issue of Sept. 10). Joe Wessels’ col umn was well written and informative. I’m the chairperson of the Fairfield Classroom Teachers Association negotiations team.
to remind me, in retrospect, that we didn’t know how good we had it in the early 1990s. The Soviet Union and the Berlin Wall had crumbled, leaving post-Cold War America without a real international threat; terror ism was a vague concept involving bad things that happened somewhere else.
Shortly after those early raucous shows where the band forged its sound and themes — love of felines, distrust of corpo rate entities, an appreciation for murder and multiple references to political hot topics — their debut album, The Only Tourist in Town.