Somerville Speakup Line: ‘Thorough’ Process and ‘Expansive’ Input Are Most Definitely Inaccurate

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

The BOA had formed their strong opinions to support this tax before public input. Because the city refused, at the request of the public, to notify homeowners, many who are absentee, of these initiatives – all of which are damaging financially to property owners.

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Letter to the Editor:Alderman Niedergang-Not willing to postpone?

Dear Mark (cc Attorney Shapiro, Attorney Rosen, and The Somerville News Weekly),

Just before you hung up on me (you have quite a temper), you indicated that you were not inclined to change the date of the Deceptive Demolition Review Ordinance…..but that you were going to talk to some others about it before deciding the matter. Continue reading Letter to the Editor:Alderman Niedergang-Not willing to postpone?

Letter to the Editor:Somerville Aldermen SO OUT OF TOUCH

Dear Billy T and Somerville Speakup Line,

Our BOA is supposed to do the people’s business. Instead they walk all over us, providing little notice, virtually no transparency, and push their personal agendas. Just like they were ‘shocked’ people did not get behind the transfer tax – demonstrates precisely how OUT OF TOUCH they are.

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GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer

GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, June 20, the 171st day of 2018 with 194 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 5:06 and sunset is @ 8:24. The moon is waxing. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus & Venus.

ON THIS DAY IN: 1397 – The Union of Kalmar united Denmark, Sweden, and Norway under one monarch. Continue reading GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS by John Dwyer