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Letter: Let’s think before we act

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

Abraham Lincoln said, “You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.” The Mathews County Board of Supervisors is attempting to escape the responsibilities it has with the people of Mathews, making decisions behind closed doors. It’s time to stop.

The attempts to close Hole in the Wall restaurant hint of personal agenda, a hate for an outsider enjoying success while seeking a better life and, above it all, shady politics. The public has a right to ask: Who approved the $307K repair bill given to HITW? Is $307K in repairs necessary for HITW to continue to operate (a structure which was built with permits issued by the county and passed inspection just a few years ago)?

Does that structure really need $307K in repairs? Plus, a bill for septic improvements? We, as citizens of Mathews, have a right to know, not only about the building, but of the board—who is really evading their responsibilities? What does the lease say and is it b...

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