Once upon a time, if you were applying for a lease, if you hadn’t burnt down the last house you were pretty much given the keys. Now it can require half a dozen referees who are willing to reveal things about you that border on the outrageous and demeaning.
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Keeping the community together and the community voice loud and clear is what The Echo is about. More than ever we need your help to keep this voice alive and thriving in the community.
Like all businesses we are struggling to keep food on the table of all our local and hard working journalists, artists, sales, delivery and drudges who keep the news coming out to you both in the newspaper and online. If you can spare a few dollars a week – or maybe more – we would appreciate all the support you are able to give to keep the voice of independent, local journalism alive.