Tolls and killingNEWPORT county

sorry all . don't mean to stop all the school starting excitement , but if tolls roll thru next spring how many folks will lose jobs? Lets talk about car sales as one segment, of the local economy you have salemen, receptionist, parts and repairs, with just 3 major new cars dealers on the island and in Middletown how do you think anyone will want to pay $8.00 dollars to look at a care they MIGHT buy, never mind a return trip!(who buys a car the first time in the deleerr?) So things slow down, couple of salesmen let go, then a few repair guys and the guy who buffs up the trade ins, so now they don't have jobs, and their not sending out for lunch, not stopping for a beer after work, no more out to dinner maybe a few less school cloths, can you see what i'm talking about? because upstate is getting ready to do this to all of us, and after the tolls kill half the businesses on the island and they need more money, better check your pockets because they will come for whats left!

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Jim L August 31, 2012 at 12:40 PM
From the year 2000, thru the year 2010 Middletown and Newport lost more population and jobs than any other place in RI, now their coming for what left, The only way to save us from these tolls is to save ourselves , Are we to be made serf's to maintain the ways of Lords and Ladies of the State? 24 million in tolls from a bridge they say will need 2 million in matinance a year?that sucking sound is money being taken from your kids for pet projects outside of Newport county
Jim L September 11, 2012 at 06:25 PM
TV?TOLLS? If any Business owner would like to do a tv spot withe Brendan Dohertyabout the effects you think will harm your business , let me know Good for you, good for him and great to help stop the tolls, thanks jim l 401 624 9249


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