SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

Opinion

March 12, 2013

Letter: The time is right for senior center project

(Continued)

Member of the Salem Police Headquarters Building Committee;

Member of the Salem Municipal Golf Course Club House Building Committee.

The project will provide a safe and modern facility for the entire community. Amazingly, the private space component will generate tax revenue to fully fund the cost of the bond. The location is centrally located and accessible.

There are always ways to find faults with any project, and that is not challenging. The challenge is for Salem leaders to find opportunities to make things work and to make things happen. It’s easy to delay but always more rewarding to forge ahead with a good idea.

This project should not be delayed. Past delays have denied a generation of Salem seniors the benefits they have richly earned. Another delay will simply result in another generation of Salem seniors being denied what they deserve.

The project is right. The time is right. The time is now.

David J. Shea

Salem

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Opinion

AP Video
US Mission to Rescue Hostages in Syria Failed Manfred, Torre and MLB Take Ice Bucket Challenge Bank of America Reaches Record $17B Settlement Holder Reassures Ferguson Community With Visit GlobalPost CEO Remembers Foley As a Brave Man Seth Meyers Rolls Out Emmy Red Carpet Obama: World Is Appalled by Murder of Journalist Israel, Militants Trade Fire After Talks Fail Pres. George W. Bush Takes Ice Bucket Challenge Pierce Brosnan's Call to Join the Expendables Changes Coming to No-Fly List Raw: IDF Footage Said to Show Airstrikes Police: Ferguson More Peaceful Raw: Aftermath of Airstrike in Gaza Raw: Thousands March on Pakistani Parliament Raw: World's Oldest Man Lives in Japan Fire Crews Tame Yosemite Fire Raw: Police Weapon Drawn Near Protesters, Media Raw: Explosions in Gaza As Airstrikes Resume Charter Schools Alter Post-Katrina Landscape
Comments Tracker
Roll Call
Helium debate
Helium