Re­gion­al­iza­tion should be fo­cus

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Sober sec­ond thought or Se­nate de­ci­sion. What­ever the case, I do be­lieve those in­volved in the new sports com­plex for Har­bour Grace should should take a step back and re­think the whole plan.

Af­ter driv­ing by the pro­posed site and all of the go­ings on this past few years over whether or not it should go ahead or not, some­thing seems amiss.

Be­ing from an area ser­viced largely by the Town of Bay Roberts, our chil­dren are al­ways bused or by some other means of trans­porta­tion, to all kinds of sport­ing events or some other func­tions.

Our grand­chil­dren en­rolled in a swim­ming course that should have be­gun on Mon­day, July 7, but was de­layed for sev­eral days be­cause of main­te­nance prob­lems. My good­ness, it’s the mid­dle of July. Where was the plan­ning?

What I do see is with a grow­ing pop­u­la­tion in our area, there is a need for more sports fa­cil­i­ties, and any money spent on our youth in this way would only give our youth a place to grow and ma­ture.

Maybe it is time to think out­side the box and come to­gether as a larger com­mu­nity with the needs of all our re­gion and put some­thing in place for the good of the whole area.

— Frank Evely Sr. writes from Clarke’s Beach.

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