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February 19. 2013 6:48PM
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Plymouth council's vote on Dixon questioned

The Plymouth Borough Council members need to take a good, hard look at themselves. Their job is to make decisions that are in the best interests of the people in the community.

The council majority seemingly has been enjoying free reign to do what it pleases for so long that it is threatened by someone with new ideas: Bill Dixon.

Council filed a complaint with the district attorney to have Mr. Dixon removed, and its responsibility should have ended there. Instead, the process apparently wasn't fast enough and the council hired a lawyer – with our taxpayer money – to speed up things.

The four councilmen were asked by the press but refused to give their reasons for their votes. If they are making decisions in the best interest of the community, I don't understand why they are deferring the question to their hired lawyer. We deserve to know why they think having Mr. Dixon removed is in the best interest of the town.

Since many people of Plymouth are against hiring a lawyer, maybe the councilmen who voted to hire the lawyer should pay for the attorney out of their own pockets.

After all, if they aren't listening to us, they aren't doing their jobs.

I support Bill Dixon, not borough council.

Scott Cannon


Planned Parenthood hails Cartwright's election win

I congratulate Congressman-elect Matthew Cartwright on his win in Pennsylvania and look forward to working with him.

We need strong leadership in Washington that will protect a woman's ability to make her own personal medical decisions, without interference from politicians. I hope that he will stand up for women and their families and against partisan attacks on women's health.

Kim Custer

President/CEO, Planned Parenthood

of Northeast, Mid-Penn & Bucks County


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