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8:35 pm on Friday, May 24, 2013
So the town lawyer met with the judge today and the outcome was that the toll wouldn't start until July. Great deal :). That's like saying the operation was a success but the patient died. Except the patient still paid the dr for services. The lawyer got rich. The state gets rich. The bridge gets maintained. Everyone wins? Only in America.
8:36 am on Friday, May 24, 2013
Because Portsmouth is passing this over to their legal team and politicians. the only ones that get rich are the lawyers and the politicians can give the impression that they are doing something but this is already a done deal. To make matters worse the TC and town Admin is over in England now doing PR trip. Not sure how this all fits together except one big cluster f%^&.
8:31 am on Friday, May 24, 2013
That's a shame if it is the 375 fund because it clearly does not state that these funds would be used for this type of a trip. If it had I might have contributed less. I find this trip does not warrant any benefit to the town except for personal trips by these selected few. This begs the questions - is the 375 fund all about this trip. Not much is in the works for the town as a whole to participate, it seems like a stereotypical click.
7:24 pm on Thursday, May 23, 2013
Old Townie - please come up with something original and with facts. I'm the one with usual realist comments and your comments are something a 4 year old would say. At least have some originality and thought when you type.
6:52 pm on Thursday, May 23, 2013
As a taxpayer and contributor to the 375 fund, whom are the private donor(s)? I hope that it is not the 375 fund. I also find this trip nothing more than a waste of money and the funds could have been put to better use on the Island. Support local business...please.
6:42 pm on Thursday, May 23, 2013
OldTownie - you must be an Old Townie and having a hard time reading because it states that private funds were the revenue to expense their trip. I'd like to know by whom are the private funds from? This should be disclosed.
5:24 pm on Thursday, May 23, 2013
Teaching is the best paid part time job in America.
5:23 pm on Thursday, May 23, 2013
The only people that are getting rich by doing this are the lawyers the town hires. The TC admin and other TC members are currently in England while this is all happening. Whom is paying for their visit to England? Was it part of my donation to the 375 club?
4:12 pm on Thursday, May 23, 2013
Nice to see our TC and Town Admin are having fun in England while many cheap people that don't want to pay tolls are seeing the toll structure being built. I love it.
6:24 pm on Wednesday, May 22, 2013
I love this!!! Great job all in a useless effort and especially to the Town Council - how much is this costing Portsmouth, is there a lawyer just for the toll lawsuite? Even the other towns gave this up.
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