Letters to the Editor
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To the editor: Tiverton neighbors, this Saturday, we as a town will vote to decide where to spend our tax dollars for the next fiscal year. That alone, I suspect, has you reaching for the … more
To the editor, With all due respect, I am confused and concerned by Mr. Katz’s understanding of a “compromise” as indicated in his 5/8/19 letter. He indicated that Budget 1 was a compromise … more
To the editor: I am fascinated by the letter Justin Katz, the VP of the Tiverton Taxpayers Association, wrote because the reasons voters should disregard their budget are conspicuous by their … more
To the editor: This week the voters of Tiverton will once again go to the polls to choose a budget for the coming year. This year I will be voting for Budget #2, submitted by petitioner Sanford … more
To the editor: I support Budget # 2. I have served on the Tiverton Budget Committee for the last three years. The committee’s Budget 1 fails to adequately support our town schools which have … more
To the editor: Following the normal budgeting procedure, the town administrator, having received input from department heads, forwarded to the Town Council a municipal budget request. The Town … more
To the editor: Since 2015 there have been no taxpayer funded increases to the school budget. None. In fact, total increases averaged only .6%, well below inflation. During that same time span, … more
To the editor: Tiverton’s Petitioner’s Budget #2 can turn the tide for all Tiverton taxpayers by lowering taxes and providing adequate funding for important town services. Under Budget #2, … more
To the editor: I physically sat through every Tiverton Budget Committee meeting and, despite a few heated discussions and a couple of disrespectful remarks, the Budget Committee worked together … more
To the editor: This was my first year as an elected Budget Committee member. I have seen accusations being hurled around by many people on social media. I would like to give the voters of Tiverton … more
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