There were only 8700 ballets cast in this special election - which is sad given the estimated population of over 57,000. So that probably translates into something under 25% of the eligible voters turning out.
Right now I'm suffering from smart -phone envy. Since my robbery of three weeks ago - I have been sans much of my smart-phone capacity. The police are holding my sleek new iPhone captive as "evidence." And getting that phone back has become something close to an obsession.
NIMBY is an acronym for “not in my back yard.” It is generally is a derogatory term used for retired busy-bodies who fight such laudable causes as affordable housing, cluster housing and increased density in their neighborhoods.