, Newburyport, MA


June 12, 2013

Having a ball at the ballot box


Walking into Town Hall, before I even knew what I might run for, I did gain a vote from a man I didn’t recognize, perhaps due to his shades and the visor pulled down over his brow. When he held the door open for me, I said, “Thank you.”

Instead of “You’re welcome” — or, speaking of brain-dead, “No problem” — he said, “Keep writing!” A nice vote of confidence, but it won’t count in Newbury’s town election.

It’s not grave enough.


Jack Garvey of Plum Island can be reached at and he approves this message.

Text Only | Photo Reprints

NDN Video
Weird 'Wakudoki' Dance Launches Promotional Competition Two women barely avoid being hit by train Chris Pratt Adorably Surprises Kids at a 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Screening Chapter Two: Designing for Naomi Watts NOW TRENDING: Peyton Manning dancing at practice "The Bachelorette" Makes Her Decision Thieves pick the wrong gas station to rob Golden Sisters on '50 Shades' trailer: 'Look At That Chest!' Staten Island Man's Emotional Dunk Over NYPD Car - @TheBuzzeronFOX GMA: Dog passes out from excitment to see owner Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Sneak Peek Florida Keys Webcam Captures Turtles Hatching Morgan Freeman Sucks Down Helium on 'Tonight Show' Robin Wright Can Dance! (WATCH) She's Back! See Paris Hilton's New Carl's Jr. Ad Big Weekend For Atlanta Braves In Cooperstown - @TheBuzzeronFox Chapter Two: Becoming a first-time director What's Got Jack Black Freaking Out at Comic-Con? Doctors Remove 232 Teeth From Teen's Mouth
Special Features
NRA Waterfront Plans