Salem Community Patriot
March 5, 2010 - 5
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Letters - continued nullonullpanull null
we have more very important work to do. years from now could certainly with
in these hard times. null nullam fortunate to earn your vote, nullwill serve be a lot higher than that. nulld to
ynull Because they wnull ork like the town folks that with the same vigor and passion as nullhave previously. that the probability of our school
cry out for more spending in a town hall environment Salem is in a state of transition as the economy forces infrastructure failing nulluch as boilers,
overrunning the few that show up. Remember, folks businesses, citinullns, and state policy makers to adnullst null null asbestos risknull and continuing
in very profound ways. The building blocks we put to throw hundreds of thousands
that work cannullt feel the pinch you do, and are ready to
vote selfnullnterest. nullou vote as you like, of course, but in place over the nenull three to five years will have a of dollars at portables instead of
my money is on nullat nullrgreaves. Thatnulls the same guy profound impact on our town for many years to come. investing in our school infrastructure,
that did not put his hand out for more money to fill his nulleas in town such as the nullest Side, The nullpot, and the cost of waiting could be
pocketnulle gives it away to the needy or the town, and Rockingham nullark, and South Broadway all deserve a astronomical.
always casts a vote for less tanull nullite his name down, uninulle focus and vision for the future. nullwill continue to The people who keep mudslinging
please, and carry it in the voting booth. nullnulls got an strive to help create this vision and seek to ensure that with accusations of old tenullbooks
ynull ote sightings are on the increase as the snow has disappeared.
uphill fight against town employees that vote as a pack. each and every pronullct is visually creative, aligns with and mismanagement are creating
nullvada nullish and nullme has some good tips for the wily coyote,
wnull , nullask you this. nulld you ever see a car our community goals, and enhances our nullality of life. intentional diversions from the real
null the state continues to thrust new renullirements issue renulliring our attention and
even here in the east. nullile coyotes attacking humans is a rare
commercial with the cars advertised with nullro interestnull
w lonull w is thatnullyou cannullt beat nullro interest, can you, upon us, we must be creative, steadfast, and committed. vote right nownullinadenullate facilities.
occurrence, most are directed at young children. nullvariety of diseases
so why donnullt you buy a new car nownull The reason is nulle must ensure that our town has a strong and The plan the school district has
can afnullct coyotes, particularly if overpopulation occurs. nullseases
simplenullyou cannullt afford to buy it now, times are tough, diversified foundation of commercial, industrial, retail, put before us is a good one, and
include rabies, mange, hepatitis and distemper.
and we donnullt know whatnulls coming down the roadnullore and residential opportunities. nulle need to find new it is economical. This plan is also
nullith nullst a few common sense precautions, coyotenulluman
layoffsnull She is like a used car salesman with the nullou and inventive ways to attract and enulland our nonnulletail recommended for passage by the
incidents can be greatly reduced or eliminated.
have to have it nownullsyndrome and nullonds are good for commercial enterprises to help ensure this diversification Budget nullmmittee. Renovations
• null not feed coyotes or any other wild animal. nulloviding food
you,nullya ya ya, and you trust someone that will tanullyou has staying power. are inevitable. The decision to makes them dependent and they can lose their natural fear of
more now and cannullt see whatnulls coming nenull for you or So as we head into the nenull decade, nullwould sincerely support them at this time is a fiscally humans.
Salem. Remember the old carnull nullou have to have it now. appreciate your support and vote. nullam not a politician conservative and responsible move. • nullnnullt corner the animal, such as in a garage. nullve it plenty of
nullter, it will be gone. nullsten to this at every meetingnullitnulls and nullhave no special interests enullept to help ensure nulltnulls spend our money wisely. nulltnulls
opportunity to escape. null not let your pets harass them.
the old trick to get you thinking that the end is near. our mutual nullality of life. nulltrust that my previous vote nullesnullon School nullarrant nullticle
• nulleep pet food out of their reach and secure garbage cans. nullyotes
Say no more spendingnullitnulls time to cut back. nullolks are service record speaks for itself and that you continue to 2 on nullrch null
are opportunistic and will make a meal of pet food or table scraps
facing nullnullercent unemployment in Salem. Say no and appreciate my dedication, effort, and common sense.
Sherry nulllnulls-nullanullr - Salenull
that are left in unsecured containers.
mean it. nullote nullonullto all spendingnullmake them run a
Jinullnulleller - Salenull
• nullide by leash laws and avoid letting dogs and cats roam freely.
budget like you have.
ynull otes kill and eat small dogs and house cats.
Janulls Gill - Salenull
nullote nulles on
Salem School Renovations
Charlie Chalk can be reached at email@example.com
For our nullds and for our nullonull
Constitute a Fiscally
nullote null and Pay
and parents have to walk in busy streets because parents
are forced to park their cars on the side of the road for
There have been many editorials submitted lately
lack of adenullate parkingnulleed nullgo onnullSo, one may
regarding nullarrant nullticle 2 on the school district ballot.
More Later nullnullnulls Simple
These are challenging economic times, and as a
deduce that in actuality, the sky is falling on our schools
null has struck me that there are some deeply rooted
result, we all need to make smart financial decisions.
null is important for every concerned tanullayer in this to a certain enullent.
oppositions to the School Board members and, as a
Thatnulls common sense. nullnulls during these times that people
town to get out to the polls on Tuesday, nullrch null and nullinally, nullll close with a true story. Several years
result, some locals seem to be turned off by all that
tend to clamp down on their spending. But saying nullonull
vote yes on nullarrant nullticle 2. null is, in fact, the most ago, there was a very dangerous felon on the loose
the School Board proposes and, therefore, will blindly
to all spending without looking at the complete financial
fiscally responsible decision you can make. null nullticle in my neighborhood. null was eluding police for
vote nullonullto all School nullstrict articles. The members
picture isnnullt prudent, and it can have unforeseen and
2 doesnnullt pass, it will cost every single tanullayer more having nullst allegedly raped, kidnapped, and slashed
of the School Board are elected officials and, as such,
very enullensive ramifications over the long run.
money out of their own pockets in the long run. the throat of a young woman. null crashed his car
we entrust them with the nullb of assessing what is best
nullnsider the state of our school facilities. nulle have a
nullwill outline it for you as simply as nullcan. There near Route nullnulland nulld, running into and hiding out
and needed for our schools and educating the children
proposed $22 million renovation bond, School nullarrant
are problems at all the schools. Some of the problems in my neighborhood. Several home alarms rang out
of Salem. This isnnullt their fullnullime nullb, of course. Their
nullticle 2, facing us on the school ballot for nullrch null
are really big. These problems are violating state and that day, probably from attempted home invasions by
small stipend is all the pay they receive for performing a
But due to low construction costs, low interest rates,
town codes nullllegalnull These problems have to be finulld the man trying to take refuge from the police pursuit.
very important role for our community. This strikes me
rebates, and the current availability of state building
regardless if nullticle 2 passes. null you vote yes, the costs to Through our valiant police efforts, however, the man
as odd and unfair to these Board members who basically
aid, we could be seeing a bond principal of less than
you, the Salem tanullayer, will be less right now because was finally apprehended. null was found hiding in one
are volunteering to help our town. nullnulls no wonder there
$null million, which with interest would add up to a
there is state money available. null you vote no, the costs of my neighbornulls side yards later that evening. nullwill be
are very few people on the election ballot running for
total bond cost of appronullmately $22 million over 2null
will be more for tanullayers later, because there will forever grateful for the Salem police for their efforts that
School Board. Those who are vehemently opposed
years. This amount encompasses the renovation of
be no money coming from the state. nulll state aid for memorable day.
to the School Board and all it proposes might want to
three elementary schools, including replacement of
construction is going away, come nullune 2nullnullnullnothing So, nullwant to ask you thisnullif that dangerous man
consider either running for School Board or nominating
failing infrastructure systems, installation of fire safety
will be available if we donnullt approve this now nullnothing, crashed his car near any one of our schools, where do
and security systems, and the additionnulleconfiguration
nada, nil, snullat, nulllch, nullp, nullronull So either pay now you think he could slip in undetected to take refuge, or
Remember, nullarrant nullticle 2 is designed to help our
of classrooms and spaces that will accommodate our
with state assistance, or pay later with pure tanulldollars, even hostagesnull nullou guessed it. Thatnulls not haphanullrdly
current school facilities and improve our town. There
educational needs for the nenull null years. The renovation
potentially up to $null million more. nullich would a saying that the sky is fallingnullhatnulls reality.
is no disputing the fact that the current facilities are
plan is not nullhiny,nulland it is not a nullant.null null is what is
wise person choosenull nulltnulls start finullng whatnulls important in Salem, and once
inadenullate and outdated. nulle donnullt want to punish
needed, and it is a fiscally conservative proposal at the
The opponents of this article are so busy pointing and for all, let it begin with our schools. nullote yes on
our children and the future of Salem as a town by not
fingers, laying blame, denullcting, campaigning for office, nullarrant nullticle 2. nulllp is here from the state, so letnulls
improving our schools now, when it is most affordable
nullnstruction costs are enullremely favorable right
holding grudges, and talking about nonnullssues like old grab it while we can.
and we can get the biggest nullang for our buck.null nullarrant
now and are the lowest since the nullnulls. nulleliminary
history books, which arennullt even being used anymore.
nullticle 2 has been voted on by the nullnicipal Budget
construction bids are already coming in as much as
null is nullst ridiculous. null this really solving any of the
Donna nullsh - Salenull
nullmmittee and the result is that they voted this article
nullnullnullpercent lower than what was initially pronullcted.
schoolnulls problems or the town as a wholenull null theynulld nullst
nullith recommendation.null There are facts and figures
nullterest rates are the lowest in years, with the current
put aside their own agendas and take another look, they
that these Board members have access to and it is with
bond rate at less than nullnullpercent. null addition, if we
would agree that the school renovation pronullct is the
nullderstanding the nulled
this knowledge that they propose and recommend the
approve this bond on nullrch nullbefore the probable
most fiscally conservative thing to do.
for nullalthcare Reform
articles on the ballot, and nullthink they deserve more
moratorium on state building aid, we would receive
nullwatch my purse strings, too, and nulldonnullt want to
respect from some of the townspeople they serve.
$null2 million in aid nullnullpercent of the $22 million
throw away good money, eithernullo one does. y null nullellnullointnulls nullthem Blue nulloss in nulllifornia recently
That having been said, we have the opportunity to get
principalnull plus $nullmillion more in kindergarten aid
would wenull nulltually, nullam one of the biggest bargain announced a nullnullercent nullnullnullto $nullnullper monthnull
educated on each of the articles and make up our own
nullnullpercent of the principal applicable to kindergarten
shoppers out there, and nullll give you a hot tipnullhis increase in its healthcare premiums to subscribers.
minds. null regards to the highly publicinulld nullarrant
spacesnullfor this pronullct. nulld with high performance
current opportunity to finullour schools is the biggest The nullS. nullpartment of nullalth and nullman Services
nullticle 2, the facts can be found at www.Snullsalemnh.
schools and energy rebates, the bond principal would
bargain nullhave yet to find. nullnulls a twonullornullne deal. nullith revealed last week that healthcare providers in nulline
end up between $null and $null million. The tanullimpact in
the state money, itnulls like younullre finullng two schools and are planning on soon increasing their fees by 2nullpercent,
To all the supporters of our schools and supporters of
nullear nullof the bond will be nullro. The cost in nullear 2 will
getting one finulld for free, and you donnullt even need to nullnnecticut by 2nullpercent, and nullchigan by null percent.
making some much needed and overdue improvements
be less than $nullnullear for a home assessed at $nullnullnullnull
use a coupon. nulld with several schools in the minull this nulld null million nullericans nullut of our total nullnullmillionnull
to these facilities, remember to get out and vote on
and this cost will decrease each year thereafter for the
is a good deal. nullt to mention that current interest rates are currently either uninsured or underinsurednullne big
nullrch null null you are not available to get out to the polls
2nullyear life of the bond.
are at an allnullime low, as are construction costs, which accident or illness away from financial catastrophe.
on nullrch null you can stop by the Town nullerknulls office at
nullat will happen if we donnullt approve this bondnull
can only rise in the future. nulld still the Republican nullarty, led by disingenuous
anytime during business hours to fill out an nullsentee
The answer is that the cost we will bear as tanullayers
nulld nullcannullt help myself for adding that nulland many liars like senators nulltch nullnullnnell and nulloe nullilson,
Ballot and make your vote count. nulle cannullt assume this
will most likely be significantly higher in the long
others are utterly sick and tired of certain people in this and abetted by their rich sycophants in the rightnulling
nullticle 2 will pass and we need null percent manullrity, so
run. Schools cannot finullthemselves. Systems will fail,
town saying no to everything. nulld the opposition warns media like Rush nullmbaugh and nullenn Beck, continue
make your voice heardnull
and the infrastructure will have to be replaced. That
people to nullatch out, they arennullt telling you the whole to propagate false statistics and demagoguery under
truth about the pronullct.null nullve it a break. null is like the the guise of agreeing that reform is necessary, while
Anully Healey - Salenull
constitutes a capital improvement cost, which will be
shouldered nullnullpercent by the tanullayers. These capital
opposition is living in a Tom nullancy novel and trying to stonewalling all activity on the initiative.
improvement costs will also not address the safety,
uncover some sort of conspiracy theory that the town nullnsider thisnullin early nullanuary before the Senate vote
!.5 col x 3 high- black & white nullames nulleller Seeks Renulllection
security, and space issues.
officials are hiding. Reallynull This is Salem, null, not on nullamacare, two of the main sticking points that
null we pronullct out into the future, assuming a
Russia. nullme on, peoplenulle are nullst trying to finullwhat the nullnullclaimed aligned them against the bill were
to Salem Planning nullard conservative, fivenullercent increase in construction prices
is broken. removednullhe public option nullhich many nullericans
Please Vote for
and a higher bond rate nullfor enullmple, the nullnull percent
w can we nullst ignore the fact that ceiling panels null even at this late date donnullt seem to understand is the
null has been my distinct honor and privilege to have
rate of our last school construction bond issued in nullnull
and asbestosnulladen wall tiles are crumbling down on most important feature of whatever version finally does
(Insert photo- in my camera, I will get it t
served on the Salem nullanning Board for the past null
nullthe cost of the same pronullct run out over 2nullyears
top of our kidsnullheadsnullthere are no sprinkler systems in get passednull as well as much of the abortion funding
8 THIN & T
years. nullter v
ery thoughtful consider
filler (self promo)
would be a staggering $null.nullmillion. Thatnulls an increase
case of a fire or other catastrophenullour children are being that even some Blue nullg nullmocrats were against.
decided to ask for your support as nullseek renulllection to
of $null.nullmillion over the total bond cost of $22.null
taught out of closetsnulla child slipped on a banana peel, But did even one Republican, seeing these obvious
fill a threenullear term to the nullanning Board. null desires
million for the current pronullct. These are conservative
fell, and broke her wrist at gym class because it was
to run for renulllection stem from one very simple premisenull
estimatesnullhe level of prices and interest rates a few
used as a cafeteria null minutes prior to gym classnullkids
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