Valley Information – Discussion board, Aug. 21: Hartford RV modification

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Modified: 8/21/2022 10:00:11 PM

A case for RV area

At present, I wish to interact readers in a dialogue in regards to the modification to permit leisure automobiles for use as dwellings on personal property in Hartford. This transfer will enable property homeowners to make their very own selections on how their property is utilized. It might additionally alleviate the misery lots of our neighborhood members are experiencing because of the lack of inexpensive housing within the Higher Valley.

Our area, together with the remainder of the nation, is experiencing a housing disaster. This disaster is historic in its scope, and nature. It’s due, partially, to skyrocketing costs on rents, utilities, well being care, youngster care, schooling, meals, clothes, gasoline, and so forth. Escalating costs coupled with an opioid epidemic, the COVID pandemic, financial uncertainty, and international warming has made the state of affairs untenable for a lot of.

Nobody desires to see a fellow neighborhood member endure. To must maintain a life based mostly on the kindness of strangers. To be ridiculed attributable to their circumstances in life. It’s significantly shameful that many of those people are veterans who name our streets, parks, underpasses and different private and non-private areas house.

“No” just isn’t an answer to this downside. Sure, there are inquiries to be answered and rules to be mentioned, however this isn’t and can’t be a barrier to progress on this difficulty. People have created these items and, because of this, people can enhance upon them. So allow us to begin right here. Allow us to work to cross this modification to permit property homeowners autonomy and to supply our most susceptible a possibility to acquire a modicum of dignity. To dwell their lives in the easiest way they’ll underneath the circumstances.

I imagine Hartford has a novel alternative to play a transformational function in assuaging the results of this disaster by offering an alternate housing mannequin, and this is step one.

Dylan Kreis


Mike Cryans for Government Council

I write in robust assist of Mike Cryans for election to the Government Council, District 2.

Early on, I inspired Mike to run for the workplace as a result of he has the vitality, enthusiasm and dedication to successfully symbolize all individuals within the district. Mike served with distinction when he was elected for a two-year time period in 2018. The NH Government Council approves state contracts over $10,000, confirms state commissioners and administrators and grants pardons. The Government Council acts as a board of trustees for the state of New Hampshire and as a verify on the governor. Born and raised in Littleton, N.H., Mike has labored for New Hampshire residents throughout his whole profession — first as a instructor, later as a banker and up till a number of years in the past as an administrator of a social service company. Mike served for 19 years as a member of the Grafton County Board of Commissioners.

Mike is a powerful supporter of renewable vitality tasks. As Grafton County Commissioner, he supported a geothermal venture for the brand new Grafton County Jail and a biomass venture for the county. Collectively, these tasks considerably diminished the county’s oil consumption.

When in workplace, Mike personally visited all 108 cities and 4 cities in his district and met with native officers and events. Mike’s precedence is constituent service and he has assisted many individuals with unemployment compensation, incapacity claims and state allowing points. Mike will serve all of the individuals of District 2, no matter political affiliation. He is aware of the district properly and is an efficient steward of the general public belief.

Please vote for Mike Cryans for the Government Council, District 2 within the Democratic major on Tuesday Sept. 13.

Gerald Coogan

New London

How will the Inflation
Discount Act work?

I’ve a query. Why would anybody, who pays their taxes, wish to pay extra taxes so the federal government can rent somebody to guarantee that they’re paying their taxes? Properly your senators and members of Congress, from each New Hampshire and Vermont, voted to do that. All a part of The Inflation Discount Act, which the Congressional Price range Workplace, a number of outstanding economists and even Bernie Sanders, of all liberals, indicated is not going to scale back inflation. However it’ll enhance taxes on all companies massive and small, your worth on the pump, heating oil, propane, pure gasoline and electrical energy. All of which you’ll pay not directly, growing your value of dwelling. Isn’t this actually a inexperienced vitality invoice giving billions to photo voltaic and wind firms? I keep in mind Obama tried this with Solyndra, Abound Photo voltaic, Beacon Energy Ener1 and different firms that went bankrupt.

Please, somebody inform me how spending $750 billion whereas simply having the potential to cut back prescribed drugs prices and guessing that the act will recoup an estimated $676 billion over the following 9 years (The Tax Basis). Heck, that’s solely a lack of $74 billion.

Bruce St. Peter



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