Town Garage Dominates Local Political Discussions but Races Certain to Boost Participation On the Issue
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By John Fitts
There’s no doubt that debate over the proposed Public Works facility has largely dominated town politics over the past several weeks — at least in public discussions, letters to the editor, lawn signs, social media and web sites.
It’s the political races, however, including the 8th Senate District, governor, U.S Representative and others, that could result in a greater number weighing in on the garage issue. Some say the garage issue could even help boost participation in those races as well.
In May of 2013, town voters, by a tally of 814 to 454, defeated a proposal to bond up to $5.4 million for a garage and related site work and costs at 325 Commerce Drive. … Continue Reading