The Re-Emergence of Company Towns

When one thinks of company towns- towns and cities owned mostly by corporations- they tend to picture something along the lines of the textile mill towns of the Industrial Revolution. But soon, we may be seeing a new kind of company town. Megacorporations Facebook and Amazon have expressed interest in building expansive warehouses and campuses … Continue reading The Re-Emergence of Company Towns

Ledyard’s Newest Hiking Trail

Looking for something to do outdoors in October? You’re in luck: a new hiking trail has opened up in town. The Tri-Town Trail, which (once completed) will span from Preston to Groton, held a celebration at Preston Community Park to honor its official opening to the public. The celebration, held on October 3rd from 1:00 … Continue reading Ledyard’s Newest Hiking Trail

The Importance of Self Care

These days, life is pretty fast-paced. Between school, work, and extracurricular activities- all modified to account for COVID precautions- students have a lot to worry about. Add personal obligations and everyday concerns into the mix, and you have a recipe for soul-crushing stress. The solution? Taking time to focus on yourself. It can be difficult … Continue reading The Importance of Self Care