In her letter to the editor, Nadine Foster writes: “While I’m sure most, if not all, would agree this road [Lake Mansfield Road] does need serious attention. However, must we go above and beyond what is deemed necessary?”
The entire area around Lake Mansfield is a delicate ecosystem surrounded by homes on a hill from which storm water and sediment run into the lake. Simply repaving the road won’t solve any of this, and town officials say such a measure will simply increase car speeds.
In his letter to the editor, Jonathan Hankin writes: “Lake Mansfield is, and should continue to be, a true community asset. Much of what has been explored and presented to date by the design team fails to reflect this point of view.”