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Time to re-group

October 1, 2011

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[Nat] ~ Thank heaven the pool initiative was defeated. There were too many unanswered questions, too many inequities, too many generalizations. And far, far too much invective. But I suspect that the majority who voted against the initiative would also agree that the pool idea is a good one. It would be an asset to […]

Wonderful Idea – but NO

September 17, 2011

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[Nathaniel Brown] ~ Dear friends and neighbors, I am writing to you to ask you to vote “no” on the pool. This is not because I don’t want an aquatic centre in Princeton. Much to the contrary, I think it is a wonderful idea, and if a fund drive were to be organized, I would […]

Princeton Pool Perspective – What is going on?

September 14, 2011

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[Ed Muckle] ~ What is Going On ??? Does the Mayor want a New Pool? He appoints a Committee to “Determine the FACTS”. They turn out to be a rah rah crowd with no information. No Definite location for the pool. No specific Plan of what they want to build. No Guarantee of cost of […]

Perceived Entitlement

September 1, 2011

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[Diane Sterne] ~ We live in a time of perceived “entitlement”. Many believe that because they are good people and work hard, they are entitled to get what they want. While it would be wonderful to live in a world like this, reality is quite different. Would I like to have a pool for my […]

Who Should Pay For Pool Upgrade?

August 31, 2011

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[Nienke Klaver & Ed Staples] ~ We would like to share with you several of our concerns regarding the proposed Princeton Aquatic Centre and the upcoming referendum on September 24th. The first concern we have is that the proposed Aquatic Centre parcel tax is unfair. There are many people in this community who live on […]

Nothing To Be Gained

August 12, 2011

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[Anonymous] ~ The overly hasty decision of the pool committee to proceed with the referendum after the RDOS Board’s decision last Thursday exposes the whole process for the political sham that it has been from start to finish. The degree of anger at splitting the vote shown by the mayor, the [Redacted], the recreation centre […]

There Should Be Two Votes

August 4, 2011

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[Spencer Coyne] ~ Area H does carry a lot of what happens in the town including the Arena and now Riverside. As for this referendum I am a little perplexed as to why the Town residents are voting on the same referendum question as Area H residents are. It will be the RDOS borrowing the […]