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Letter to the Editor: We Do Not Want Our Garage on Our River

October 31, 2016 Government, Opinion, Referendum No Comments

To the Editor:

It is a matter of record that part of the proposal for the new town garage is to raise the structure by one (1) foot to bring it above the 100 year flood plain. At the informational meeting on Oct. 26th I asked if anyone knew what the high water mark for the flood of “55” was, none of the board of selectmen knew; Mr. Barlow was kind enough to enlighten everyone, thank you Richard. Water from the Farmington rose to near the peak of the building that is now Dent-fix at the intersection of Maple Ave. and River Rd., this being the case do you think Mother Nature will avoid our garage the next time around?

Again I say to our elected officials, “what were you thinking”?

WE DO NOT WANT OUR GARAGE ON OUR RIVER!!!!!!!!!

Gerald Ricard
Canton

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