Ben Bacote

Ben Bacote

Ben Bacote teaches Humanities at Waterville Valley Academy.

A statue in a public space in Warner, New Hampshire

3-Minute Civics: Public spaces make commonalities, town squares create allies

By: - October 7, 2021

In just about every town in New Hampshire, you will find at its center a public common or town square. The ubiquity of these open spaces suggests that town and urban planners shared the same goal. They tried to create and maintain a public space or common area where the various social fabric that weaves […]