Mary Barber

Rockingham, Bellows Falls: Two identities

RE:“Rockingham, BF boards vote to fire municipal manager” [Town & Village, April 24]:

This is in no way meant to respond negatively to the comments of Interim Municipal Manager Willis David “Chip” Stearns II. He certainly has a right to form his own opinions on our system and community.

However, I feel compelled to respond.

First, I would like to present some facts on his argument against working with two boards. Many school superintendents regularly deal with more than one school board. They attend and prepare for all meetings of the various boards each week.

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Shame, shame, shame on The Commons

Re: “The shame of Bellows Falls” [Editorial, Dec. 14]. So a whole community is headlined in “shame?” It is my understanding that a town of Rockingham board made the decision based on state-required criteria. That board did not deny a warming shelter; it denied an application for a permanent...

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