SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

Opinion

October 15, 2012

Letter: Say yes to Beverly CPA

To the editor:

I am dreadfully tired of no. No to a beautiful trail in the woods or open fields. No to a peaceful walk by the water’s edge. No to shared gardens full of summer vegetables. No to playgrounds for the children around us. No to parks. No to bike paths where I can ride without constantly watching for doors and texting drivers. No to boat ramps. No to ball fields. No, no, no. There are no funds. There is nothing left for those niceties — I say necessities — in life. Maybe next year. We’ll see. Maybe next year.

What type of community would that be? Not the community I want to live in. We can say “yes!” Yes to quality of life. Yes to recreational projects that make us healthier — mentally and physically — and happier! Yes to playgrounds and community gardens, parks, bike paths, harbor walks and river walks. Say “Yes!” to Question 4 on Nov. 6. Yes to CPA for Beverly. Yes to those state funds for Beverly.

Constance Lapite

Beverly

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Opinion

AP Video
Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kerry: No Deal Yet on 7-Day Gaza Truce Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Gaza Residents Mourn Dead Amid Airstrikes Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe Raw: Big Rig Stuck in Illinois Swamp Cumberbatch Brings 'Penguins' to Comic-Con Raw: Air Algerie Crash Site in Mali Power to Be Restored After Wash. Wildfire Crashed Air Algerie Plane Found in Mali Israel Mulls Ceasefire Amid Gaza Offensive In Case of Fire, Oxygen Masks for Pets Mobile App Gives Tour of Battle of Atlanta Sites
Comments Tracker
Roll Call
Helium debate
Helium