Browsing All posts tagged under »Rural broadband«

Good things come in surprise packages

March 30, 2012


First came a call from Betty Beeby. She had some books to donate to the Wilkinson Museum. Would I like to come over and inventory them for the museum’s collection? Well yes I would. Any opportunity to paw through Betty’s stash of Eastport Stuff is bound to lead to adventure. One of the books she […]


December 17, 2011


This is so exciting. I hardly know what to do first. OK, I just uploaded four photos in no time at all. They aren't especially good photos but they will tell the story, yes indeed.

The light at the end of the internet tunnel?

November 21, 2011


Those of you from Away will not find this compelling reading. Just wait until tomorrow, OK? There will be spaniels, lakes, excellent treats--all the usual suspects. Those of you from Around Here are likely to learn something useful.

The Scoop on Charter in Torch Lake Township

November 18, 2011


Here we are, live blogging from Chris and Sonny’s.  We have orange flyers, we have phone numbers–I called Bill Morand and will know more this afternoon.  But here’s what I know right now.  Charter’s plant is in place and ready to go.  There are regulatory issues to deal with, but sometime in the next month […]

Broadband by Thanksgiving

September 23, 2011


I've seen the trucks out and about. I have waved at The Installer Guys and offered to bring them coffee and promised them a parade when they're done.

About those rumors . . .

June 27, 2011


Internet updates, scary wildlife, and crop reports. Real news for a real township.