December 3, 2023

Once upon a time, The Bee Gees sang about how the lights all went out in Massachusetts.  Today’s remake of that song would be about all common sense going out in the place where the Pilgrims landed 400 years ago.

Concord officials are looking to cover up signs that have stood in town for nearly a century because they say the plaques have lost their appeal and are offensive to Indigenous people.

In 1930, the Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission distributed three markers to the town as part of an initiative recognizing the 300th anniversary of the original colony’s founding.