Taxes, or the rejection thereof, liquor stores that look like cathedrals, new contracts, retirements and memorials.
That was 2007, in the most concise list possible.
But those who experienced the many stories might remember each in somewhat less simple terms. It might be saying too much — or maybe coming off too grandiose — to say that the stories and events define the community. However, it comes across as an elegant fact that the reason some stories stand above others is because of how much they matter to each community stakeholder.