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Joel Leneker April 16, 2014 at 02:58 PM
Qwerty's referendum's comment is spot on.
Jebidiah Stone April 16, 2014 at 03:05 PM
Where was qwerty when budgets actually were bloated at 3 to 4 times the levels we are at know withRead MoreB oE budgets that got no buildings addressed other than cosmetic band aids that cost us more to fix now
Joel Leneker April 16, 2014 at 03:17 PM
Jebidiah: What source do you have to support your comment: "Most new people think referendum a Read Morejoke and many other towns either run away from it like a bad odor or put methods of passage through ie accepting it if x amount voters show or not. " Broad generalizations with no data source to back them up have no merit.
Joe Mancini April 16, 2014 at 09:59 AM
In your over zealous attempt to discredit Jane, you fail to acknowledge Jane's point-That JeffRead MoreGuttm an is an obnoxious simpleton who represents the Town of Monroe on both the BOE and RTC. That in itself is an embarrassment to the town.
Jay April 16, 2014 at 12:16 PM
I watched it. Guttman sounds like an idiot. Later in the meeting, that is after he got throughRead Morecom plaining about big words, he announced that he has a pistol permit. Just what we need another moron with a gun, and on the Board of Ed too. What the hell is happening to this town?
Jim Weinberg April 16, 2014 at 01:06 PM
Jay, Joe, by your comments you squarely put yourself in the same category as "Jane"Read Morewhoeve r that is. Neither one of you seems to give two damns about the real issue here, Common Core and the fact that it is being thrust upon an unsuspecting public; I will never the less point you to a Washington Post article listing eight very sound reasons for moving away from Common Core as quickly as possible. It is also written in quite simple language that even you might comprehend. In the meantime there is one word which describes you three quite well but probably shouldn't be used on here even in the face of your ludicrous insulting and bare contempt for volunteers who are willing to put their lives on hold to help our community; the word is defined as "a contemptibly foolish or stupid person; dolt; blockhead" and that pretty aptly covers it when dealing with the likes of you three. So instead of acting like one, how about trying to understand the subject matter under discussion and then maybe you can appreciate why someone would ask that it be presented in a normal fashion without all the politically motivated adjectives that do less then nothing to explain what CC is all about. Rob I think you have it exactly right....even the Soviet reference...
Unaffiliated April 13, 2014 at 12:51 PM
Vavrek is a Con Man. How is that for reporting, Jan? The reporting that was once done by a localRead Moreed itor can be picked up by readers if they would take time to write about something that affects Monroe. For example I wrote a piece in the Town Square section on how Steve Vavrek goes about scamming the public into paying higher taxes every year. If everyone would take some time to write about the various corruptions that permeate our town maybe we could make this a better place
Lois Spence April 14, 2014 at 07:55 PM
Something tells me that the OP was not talking about political mud-slinging. I agree with the OPRead Morein that there is no longer any coverage of Board or Commission meetings, local sports, human interest stories things that only concern those of us that live here. Bill Bittar was everywhere, and I miss his coverage.
Crown Royal April 09, 2014 at 01:19 PM
The newly proposed budget has a cut of just $120k, with a mill rate increase ofRead More2.2% http://monroec t.org/resources/2/14-15%20Budget/PUBLIC%20Proposed%202014-2015%20Annual%20Town%20of%20Monroe%20Budget%20for%20VOTE%20APRIL%2022%202014%202nd.pdf
Alex April 09, 2014 at 01:45 PM
Thanks Crown Royal, that's disappointing though.
Jebidiah Stone April 09, 2014 at 10:30 PM
Folks people from both parties said this was a great budget.....why cut it at all? It'sRead Morebasic...defe r some buying or make cuts in services being offered. Can't have it both ways can maintain services by cutting and aren't you tired of nickel and diming things and paying more to fix them after they break beyond repair...go head and slash the budget...nothing will ever get fixed right, more will fall apart but you people will be happy
Unaffiliated April 08, 2014 at 04:36 PM
Calling all Republicans and all Republican wannabes come out and support your man Vavrek and hisRead MoreTax Increase. Once his Tax Increase passes it will become your Tax Increase too and in that way you will be forever joined with your leader. Vote YES for higher Taxes!
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