Author: Richie Davis

Opinion: Two Rural Communities Cross the Political Divide

When Massachusetts and Kentucky residents from politically polar-opposite regions met, it was “love at first sight.” When 18 Leverett, Massachusetts, residents launched their grassroots effort just after the 2016 election, they were struggling to understand how the political opposites of their town — where Donald Trump had gotten just 14.5 percent of […]

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Conservative Kentuckians, Leverett counterparts reach across the political gap

This story was first published by The Recorder LEVERETT — A standing-room-only crowd of about 200 listened with rapt attention in the elementary school auditorium Saturday as Gwen Johnson gave a heartfelt explanation of why she voted as she did last November. “I had always said if there’s a woman who runs for president, I […]

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