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Patrick Goddard, president of Virgin Trains, speaks during a news conference after the City Council’s 5-0 vote to OK a station in Boca Raton. From left are Andrea O’Rourke, Mayor Scott Singer, Jeremy Rodgers and Monica Mayotte. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star
By Mary Hladky
Thank you for your excellent coverage of the septic-to-sewer issue in Ocean Ridge and surrounding coastal communities. We must, however, face the reality that during the estimated 10 years such a conversion would take, residents’ lives will be significantly disrupted while we are paying millions of dollars, our roadways are constantly torn up and additional hookup costs and user fees lurk.
Further, transferring from septic to centralized sewer will not stop sea level rise now occurring…
Welcome back to all snowbirds. Greetings to all permanent parties, too. I’m a very frequent walker and driver on Old Ocean Boulevard in Ocean Ridge. My request to everyone is not difficult: Please, when walking, walk facing oncoming traffic.
My mother many years ago taught me that was proper. Of course I always followed her advice.
But seriously, it is so much more comfortable when walking or driving to be facing whatever is approaching. Safer, too. Say hello: I’ll be the one with…