December 27, 2017 At the end of 2017, I look back at all the rocks I had to go around, climb over, and some I ran into head on. More rocks that I’m used to. Bigger rocks. Some danged hard ones — no give to them at all. But humor sustains me. Always has. Luckily I’m surrounded by people who can see the humor in almost everything — family and friends (you know who you are). Luckily I get …

Bob worked in heavy equipment — bulldozers, wreckers, big trucks, little trucks. He said, “We’d get equipment out of Pease and fixed it for them. The boss — Gibson Motor and Machine — he wanted to get the equipment back to Pease that day. “He says, ‘Christ, don’t go sleeping on the job.’ We said, ‘Jack, you know damn well we aren’t sleeping.’” Jack had a glass eye. He took it out and put it on a lower rail …

Fosters.com | Dec. 8, 2017 | By Ron Cole BARRINGTON — Joel Sherburne is known by all as Mr. Barrington and recently he expanded his horizons. Joel began working at Calef’s Country Store in 1957 while in high school. For the past 60 years, his life has revolved around the venerable Barrington establishment and his beloved community to the exclusion of most other things, commercial air travel being one. On Tuesday morning, Nov. 7, Joel, along with Calef’s owners …