Selection of letters and online comments from readers show a community engaged, involved, and demanding better
“The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s ‘strategy’ is cover-your-behind political chicanery in service of the offshore wind industry’s furious rush toward cashing in on enormous amounts of public monies.”
Community weighs in on $31 million renovation plans to overhaul the Performing Arts Center.
Congratulations, skepticism, excitement, criticism … Readers had a wide variety of reactions and thoughtful commentary.
No doubt something really big will happen here, sooner or later. Maybe it will be the wind industry but maybe it’ll be nuclear fusion, sooner or later. We’ll see. Foreign investment is big in our fishery. Let’s see how much capital gets invested in wind.
The argument in the Old Rochester School District that all voices need to be heard — no matter how bigoted, homophobic, outlandish, or lacking in factual basis — is extremely damaging.
A call for transparency to address wind delays; and how about a regional approach to protecting wildlife?
Joseph Quigley, a tenant featured in The Light’s housing crisis series, also suggests “No blind buyers. People should know who their landlords are.”
“My skipper friend whose family had fished for generations said, simply, that oversight is necessary because the fishermen wouldn’t self-limit their take and were taking everything that they hauled.” — Reader Stephen Mello
I’m not a fortune teller; I’m just a fisherman. I have no vested interest, other than it’s a job. My job employs thousands, and that keeps those lives turning. When the last fish is landed, it’s all over.