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Eli Laverdiere
Eli Laverdiere

This is why our taxes ar so high. Vote yes! Bring in more business to uxbridge !

Jennifer Gallo
Jennifer Gallo
  • Eli Laverdiere

Thanks for your opinion... that is exactly why I started this petition.... we need to get the Uxbridge Town Residents talking about this... so thank you for your response and interest!
I am not so sure that the approximately and high ended quote of $100,000 to the town that was stated (at least for the first year, not sure about the following years ) will be enough to cover the repairs on the roads, and upkeep of the roads with at minimum 30 more asphalt trucks quite possibly coming through...

Thanks for your opinion... that is exactly why I started this petition.... we need to get the Uxbridge Town Residents talking about this... so thank you for your response and interest!
I am not so sure that the approximately and high ended quote of $100,000 to the town that was stated (at least for the first year, not sure about the following years ) will be enough to cover the repairs on the roads, and upkeep of the roads with at minimum 30 more asphalt trucks quite possibly coming through town.... also it will offer 5 jobs at the maximum SEASONALLY to the town.... 3 jobs are already taken... And in MA manufacturers equipment is considered personal property so this equipment will not be taxed in a manner that it will benefit the town.
I am also not sure if the tax benefit is going to outweigh the potential health risks and environmental concerns as we all have well water here in South Uxbridge. I am a tax payer here is Uxbridge... and I would rather pay the tax rate that I have now than breathe in toxins and smell asphalt outside the house in the yard that I pay taxes on.... and yes I know that they claim there will be a low level of toxins and that this will be "treated" so that the asphalt doesn't smell... Forgive me if I am extremely cynical about this and actually question it... low levels of toxins in our air and water are NOT acceptable!
SO I am more than happy to have more business in the town of Uxbridge... I just think that this particular proposal to the town REALLY NEEDS TO BE THOUGHT ABOUT CAREFULLY SO we can all make an informed decision about what is best for the Uxbridge Town Residents.

Robin Desruisseaux
Robin Desruisseaux
  • Eli Laverdiere

Your right Eli we need business in Uxbridge!! Not sure why the people in this town are so against it??

Jennifer Gallo
Jennifer Gallo
  • Eli Laverdiere

Thank you for taking the time to comment... I am so happy that people are talking about this! :)

Eli Laverdiere
Eli Laverdiere
  • Eli Laverdiere

Jen your wood stove gives out more toxins than this would. This will bring in 30+ jobs to uxbridge. The road is not a town road it is a state road. With 30+ truck a day comes with fuel, food witch will be bought in town (more income in South Uxbridge) and we all know south needs it.

Erica Chick
Erica Chick
  • Eli Laverdiere

While it might bring 30+ jobs, Jen says only 5 jobs, how many of those jobs will be given to those living in Uxbridge? There's no guarantee. I agree that Uxbridge needs more business, but why a business like that? Why not another Fuzzy Grape? Both are equally toxic.

Jennifer Gallo
Jennifer Gallo

To ALL Uxbridge Town Residents:
PLEASE ATTEND THE UXBRIDGE PLANNING BOARD MEETING ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2013 AT 7PM AT THE UXBRIDGE TOWN HALL.
PLEASE COME TO ASK YOUR QUESTIONS AND VOICE YOUR OPINION TO THE PLANNING BOARD about the proposed Asphalt Plant one mile from the NEW High School...
The Uxbridge Planning Board has the sole authority and power in town to award this special permit on January 9, 2013 to award the special permit to Evergreen Development for the establishment of an...

To ALL Uxbridge Town Residents:
PLEASE ATTEND THE UXBRIDGE PLANNING BOARD MEETING ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2013 AT 7PM AT THE UXBRIDGE TOWN HALL.
PLEASE COME TO ASK YOUR QUESTIONS AND VOICE YOUR OPINION TO THE PLANNING BOARD about the proposed Asphalt Plant one mile from the NEW High School...
The Uxbridge Planning Board has the sole authority and power in town to award this special permit on January 9, 2013 to award the special permit to Evergreen Development for the establishment of an asphalt manufacturing plant (concrete drum mixer).
THERE WILL BE NO OTHER INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS... THERE WILL BE NO SPECIAL TOWN MEETING... UXBRIDGE RESIDENTS WILL NEVER VOTE ON THIS PROPOSAL...
It will be up to the 5 individuals on the Uxbridge Planning Board to decide the fate of our town! Please come and let your voices be heard!

Uxbridge Planning Board Members.
Name Title.
Joseph Leonardo Chairman.
James Smith Vice-Chair.
Barry Desruisseaux Clerk.
Julie Butler Member.
Daniel Antonellis Member.

Jennifer Gallo
Jennifer Gallo

Uxbridge Residents please come to the January 9, 2013 Planning Board Meeting at 7pm at the Uxbridge Town Hall to voice your concerns, ask your questions, and stand up for what is right for Uxbridge! THERE WILL BE NO SPECIAL TOWN MEETING FOR RESIDENTS TO VOTE, THIS WILL BE THE ONLY MEETING THAT THIS WILL BE DISCUSSED!
http://www.telegram.com/article/20130108/DIGESTS/101089903/0/SEARCH

Jennifer Gallo
Jennifer Gallo

OPINION
Opinion and commentary from the Blackstone Valley and beyond
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Preserve environment for future generations
To the Editor:
I am a concerned citizen of Uxbridge and I do not understand how the politicians and town officials can even look themselves in the mirror.
We have our grandchildren going to town schools and their children going to the same schools in this town and they will be breath- ing in this polluted air into their lungs for many years to come. With a...

OPINION
Opinion and commentary from the Blackstone Valley and beyond
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Preserve environment for future generations
To the Editor:
I am a concerned citizen of Uxbridge and I do not understand how the politicians and town officials can even look themselves in the mirror.
We have our grandchildren going to town schools and their children going to the same schools in this town and they will be breath- ing in this polluted air into their lungs for many years to come. With a plant less then one mile from a brand new $50 million school, it seems that we have invested in a future that is doomed for failure.
We are outraged when children get shot and killed by some nutcase and yet we have a nutcase putting a very dangerous plant that
will kill our future children by a slow and miserable death, oxygen desperation!
Thisisnotformeandmyfuture—Iamnot long for this earth — but we must look to the future and preserve our environment for our future generations to come.
I would hope that the people of this town would take the time to consider what is hap- pening next door!
Our lives are at stake here and we can pre- vent yet another tragedy from occurring, by using the stroke of a pen, not bullets, not lead, not intimidation.
RICHARD W. DAUPHIN UXBRIDGE

Jennifer Gallo
Jennifer Gallo

Letter to the editor: Milford Daily News and wickedlocal.com:
http://hudson.m.wickedlocal.com/wkdHudson/pm_31514/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=LR1KRLJc

The future and health of Uxbridge are at risk. The Planning Board is considering a permit for a hot mix asphalt plant. Please come to the planning board meeting at the Uxbridge town hall on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 7 p.m. There will not be a town meeting!

Dismissing concerns over this plan would be easy. Uxbridge needs new business and this...

Letter to the editor: Milford Daily News and wickedlocal.com:
http://hudson.m.wickedlocal.com/wkdHudson/pm_31514/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=LR1KRLJc

The future and health of Uxbridge are at risk. The Planning Board is considering a permit for a hot mix asphalt plant. Please come to the planning board meeting at the Uxbridge town hall on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 7 p.m. There will not be a town meeting!

Dismissing concerns over this plan would be easy. Uxbridge needs new business and this is in an industrial zone. But realize that if you go less than a mile in any direction from the site you will hit residential, agricultural, and recreational areas including our new high school, a reservoir and town wells. Google “asphalt plant fire” and see that safety truly is a concern. How long before the Blackstone River floods again and washes all the chemicals into our wells? Imagine hundreds of noisy, polluting diesel trucks hauling hot asphalt spewing toxic fumes past our homes and businesses? Are asthma, leukemia and cancer what we want for our children? Will an asphalt plant draw new residents and businesses into the town in the future?

I want a town with responsible, high quality businesses that protects our environment, drives new economic growth, brings in new residents, and creates opportunities for our children.

This resident feels that the only acceptable outcome is that the planning board deny this application, so come to the meeting. The more people who show up the more we can deliver the message that these decisions matter and that we take them very seriously.

MICHAEL KLING

Uxbridge

Susan Haines DiLibero
Susan Haines DiLibero

I am all for attracting new business to Uxbridge which is why I OPPOSE the asphalt plant. I recently read an article on how Central Mass is poised to attract new business...high tech, biotech etc. How attractive will the 146A area be to that kind of business with a stinking asphalt plant belching out pollution? An asphalt plant will not help attract MORE business here, it will REPEL business. Also, putting it right next to a high school we just spent HOW MUCH on? Seriously? Lets just...

I am all for attracting new business to Uxbridge which is why I OPPOSE the asphalt plant. I recently read an article on how Central Mass is poised to attract new business...high tech, biotech etc. How attractive will the 146A area be to that kind of business with a stinking asphalt plant belching out pollution? An asphalt plant will not help attract MORE business here, it will REPEL business. Also, putting it right next to a high school we just spent HOW MUCH on? Seriously? Lets just take our investment and flush it down the toilet! Sends a great message to our kids...Uxbridge is only good to be trashed and you need to get out of this town ASAP if you want to be successful.

Jennifer Gallo
Jennifer Gallo

Please Uxbridge residents who are for this asphalt plant ... SHOW ME THE MONEY!
If any person can break down what our town will benefit from the please by all means do so... But no lies, nod are tactics. I am asking you to post things that are concrete benefits to the town.... Not what you think we are missing out on... Stop trying to scare the residents with what we might miss out on ...
As I said SHOW ME THE $$$$!

Jennifer Gallo
Jennifer Gallo

Hello concerned Uxbridge Residents….
I COULD USE SOME HELP THIS WEEKEND...
I need people to come out and stand with signs downtown... I also need people to stand at Hannafords to have our petition signed...
Even going door to door in your neighborhood... I have fliers...
I have gotten the ball rolling BUT I need some help from the community! Please make some time this weekend to do this... I know that everyone is really busy... Me too but... THIS IS IMPORTANT... PLEASE!
Please contact me if this cause moves you.
Thanks in advance.
Jen

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