|

Letter to the editor: Proud of Northborough's Selectmen

To the Editor:

I winced when I read the headline for the article in the 6/14/13 issue of the Community Advocate about National Grid having illegal fuel storage.? Since National Grid is a big corporation there was an opportunity for the Selectmen to overdramatize the situation and create problems where there were none for publicity's sake (tell me you’ve never seen that done before in other places!)? Instead, based on the comments in the article, our leadership took an appropriately stern
stance on the issue, particularly around public safety, but nevertheless voted for the permit to be granted.? In my view this is an excellent example of municipal leadership looking out for the best interests of all of its citizens – both resident and corporate.? I’m proud that our town is able and willing to be supportive of companies – even large ones – in a day and age when it's fun to despise big business.

Peter Alberti

Northborough

Short URL: http://communityadvocate.com/?p=37191

Posted by on Jun 22 2013. Filed under Letters to the Editor. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

1 Comment for “Letter to the editor: Proud of Northborough's Selectmen”

  1. Thanks so much for sending in this letter to the Community Advocate! Our board appreciates the positive feedback.

    Leslie Rutan

Leave a Reply


+ nine = 13

Recently Commented

  • Jeff Cook: I believe she can simply forgo her stipend as a selectman and therefore not participate in that pension...
  • Lisa: Awww cute photos! Great pic Leila!
  • Marry: So let me get this straight. The people passed this legislation but they still will not support it?...
  • Melissa King: Firefighters are surely a brave men! It is important that a condo is near the firestation for safety...
  • Laura Surro: Laura sends her deepest regrets that she will not able to attend. She is recovering at home from a...