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Kelsey Flynn: ‘I love thee, Northampton’

Published: 2/17/2020 5:17:16 PM

How do I love thee, Northampton? Let me count the ways.

I love thee to the depth and breadth and height of thy roads, bridges, and sidewalks.

For the ends of each shade tree branch.

I love thee to the level of every full Northampton Public School day. (Go, Bridge Street!)

I love thee freely, as we sit and listen to Four Sundays in February or Summer Park Series concerts.

I love thee purely, especially your AAA bond rating which allows for lower borrowing costs.

I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears, and potential $56.12/quarter more in property taxes of all my life.

So, I will gladly vote Yes on the override question March 3.

Thank you and with apologies to Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

Kelsey Flynn

Northampton




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