Letters to the Editor

Same path for Auburn

I'm all for someone different than our current mayor, but why the same song?

We've got parks, parks and more parks. Every year it seems like more parks. Where is the incentive for anyone to visit Auburn, or if they do, to actually stray off the path and shop somewhere? Not much.

The last several terms of "leadership" have taken the town apart. It's been reduced to open spaces (call them parking lots, if you want to), out of sync traffic lights and empty stores.

Downtown Auburn has become more like a ghost town with a nice train depot.

Auburn needs a different focus than parks. It needs to wake up before it completes the cycle it seems to be headed toward: Nothing more than The Gateway to Lakeland Hills.

– Rick Williams

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