May 182015

Much has been made about a need to bring unity to our town government and to end the discord and bring harmony. Many commentators and observers have laid the blame for these conditions on Selectman Jack Petropoulos. The implication being that if Selectman Petropoulos is not re-elected, there will be harmony in our government.

I hope this diagram clears up this misconception. The information in this chart comes from public filings in the Town Clerk’s office.

Acrimony in Action in Town HallKevin Lindemer

Acrimony in Action in Town Hall

Please note, this diagram only includes actions filed by the Town Manager or a member of the Board of Selectmen. It does not include Public Information Requests (PIR) filed by members of the public or the media to find out what our government is doing, which is the intended use of PIRs.

It should also be noted that none of these actions produced anything except acrimony. Jack has only brought a thoughtful, analytical, and differing opinion — all of which is necessary for healthy government.

Please join me in supporting Jack Petropoulos for Selectman.

Kevin Lindemer