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Letter to the Editor: Town Meeting should switch format

by | May 24, 2022 | Letter to Editor

After attending Hopkinton’s Annual Town Meeting on May 2, 3 and 4, I decided it is time for Town Meeting representatives to be elected, eight to a precinct. This way we would avoid general negativity and group (rather than individual) voting. We would have elected individuals self-educated on the issues. We would not have a lineup of commenters with no idea of the issue or of the usefulness of their comments, in this way truly wasting time that could be spent in a careful evaluation of the worth of an article as a benefit or necessity for the town.

Perhaps a Town Charter Committee would consider this change. It would also avoid the anxiety of waiting for a quorum to show up and remain.

— Ann Karnofsky, Hopkinton

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