See the article about Mike Alberts running for Selectman in the Norwich Bull.
I’ve expressed my views concerning what’s happening in town many times on here. I’ve had harsh criticism and crude responses from several wackos, but there has been some that were in agreement from those with similar values to mine. I don’t remember all of the articles I’ve written but one comes to mind that I recently submitted in August of this year that reflects some of my opinions (see this August article).
The troubles we face are all about differences in values. I prefer Woodstock to remain a quiet place with less traffic, less bureaucracy, and, generally, less people … more people mean more problems. Big spending liberals like mean Joe Breen want “progress” which means more spending, more taxes, with rising property values being the bottom line.
I see the trend moving fast towards “progress” as I go to work in the morning and drive the posted speed limit. Cars with long distance commuters stack up behind me honking their horns and flipping me “the bird”. Many of them still have Massachusetts or Rhode Island tags on their cars. They pass me in no passing zones that are new because of their arrival (until recent years, there were many places in town where you could pass legally. Now because of the increasing traffic, they’re gone – just another chip off the quality of life in Woodstock). Read the rest of this entry »