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Alex Grant

Alex Grant: The Superintendent Vote

At the end of the jam-packed School Committee Nov. 14 meeting, a meeting that had been punctuated by interruptions and catcalls, a meeting attended by police to keep things from going beyond the verbal to the physical, a chant sounded, “Vote them out! Vote them out!” This of course was directed to the four members […]

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Alex Grant

Grant: The Speech Code We Don’t Need

While I applauded the result of the January 25 Town Meeting at which the rezoning proposal was approved for the Young mansion, the deliberations at that meeting and at the previous week’s Planning Board meeting saw a degree of censorship that diminished public debate. Voters saw enforcement of a speech code that defied common sense, […]

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Alex Grant

Opinion: The Spending-est Select Board

The following is an opinion piece written by former selectman Alex Grant. The views and opinions expressed by columnists are not necessarily those of the Longmeadow News or its staff. Opposing viewpoints are welcomed and encouraged. Email pressreleases@thelongmeadownews.com for more information. If the current Select Board has its way, Longmeadow will be engaged in a […]

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