Thoughts on this and that

Published 6:33 pm Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Editor, The Smithfield Times:

First, since Smithfield’s budget meeting is over, has there been any more news about the fate of Waterworks Road Park-Dam, reservoir and road?

Second, I have seen suggestions on what to put in place of monuments removed. Most want their own kind of monument, so my choice would be to plant a tree that will grow huge over the next hundred years as a living monument. No signage at all.

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Lastly, if I were to win a huge lotto jackpot, I would sponsor a ship like the ones Smithfield was known for in the late 1700s.

David W. Cordle