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 Tripp
Erica Tripp
  • 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

Planning board decision re: asphalt plant in Uxbridge to be announced on Jan 23, 2013 @ 7 pm Uxbridge town hall....
http://www.uxbridge-ma.gov/Pages/UxbridgeMA_PlanningAg/2013/01232013.pdf

Jennifer Gallo
Jennifer Gallo

We had over 300 signatures between this online and the hand written petition! Way to go Uxbridge!!!!!!

Jennifer Gallo
Jennifer Gallo

I am really proud of the uxbridge town residents who came to the meeting... Thank you!!!! We were able to speak at the meeting and were able to bring up concerns that we had... Now it is up to the planning board people to do the right thing... I am off to have a large glass of wine :)

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

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