Letters to the Editor
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This May is the 10-year anniversary of the infamous “stolen” financial town meeting, where the government and their special interest allies used all their powers and tricks to redo a vote … more
Thank you, friends/Tiverton residents who elected me. This is a note to you, to let you know in my first and second years on the budget committee I learned a lot and we worked well together. I also … more
I have been a Vice President of Finance/CFO for over 20 years, and have created and managed many, many budgets, in the many millions of dollars, for both domestic and multinational companies. I … more
A vote for Tiverton's Budget #2 means a decrease for you from last year’s certified Net Tax Levy of 2.9%. A vote for Budget #2 means the town’s municipal budget will NOT go up … more
I write on behalf of the Tiverton School Committee to urge all citizens to come to the polls on May 17, 18 and 19 to vote in support of the proposed budget of the Tiverton Budget Committee (Budget … more
To the editor: My name is Samara. I am a fourth grade student a Hampden Meadows School, my teacher is Ms. Katherine  Wilson. I am writing to tell you and future students about Mr. … more
To the editor: The bill mentioned in the May 9 issue would let seniors receive up to $1,500 off their property taxes, (which are exponentially rising) by volunteering their time for the town in … more
I recently wrote how as little as a 39-cent difference in rate per thousand between Budget #1 and Budget #2 would give Tiverton the money it needs to manage the town responsibly. That generated a few … more
Following a full decade during which Tiverton didn’t see a tax levy increase smaller than 3 percent, the financial town referendum (FTR) has brought much-needed relief. For the past four … more
Here again it is budget voting time and again they (the Tiverton Town Council and their cohorts) are propagandizing about what will be lost if we vote for Budget #2. Let me put things in … more
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