Day: June 14, 2017

May Day For Britain’s Theresa May

by John J. Metzler Weirs Times Contributing Writer NEW YORK—It’s political May Day for Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May after what appeared as a massive miscalculation in calling a general election which she narrowly won. Though the ruling Conservative party gained the largest share of seats and votes in the 650 seat Parliament, the party

Graduate Advice

by Ken Gorrell, Weirs Times Contributing Writer My wife and I live in “the projects.” That’s how I refer to our 18th century farmhouse; a lovely property but one that requires near-constant maintenance and remodeling. This home has sheltered nine generations of my family, and I joke that the smart ones moved away. I got

Last Race At Belknap Was The Greatest

by Robert Hanaford Smith, Sr. Weirs Times Contributing Writer It was at the end of the 99th lap of the 100 Mile National Championship Motorcycle Race at the Belknap Recreation Area in Gilford, New Hampshire, and 19 year old Jody Nicholas, who started strong and had led all but two of the laps around the race