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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Chimney is not worth saving

Letter to the Editor

What is it with trying to save an old eyesore chimney anyway? Honestly, I have never heard anyone say, ”Oh no, they are going to tear down the Millyard chimney, the monument to our skyline and symbol of our dear city.”

Have any of the proponents to save this chimney ever gotten a real close look at it? Go down there and check it out. It is a disaster area. If and when this monument falls down, it will darken a good part of the city’s lights, since there is a major network of wiring in its fall zone, as well as the Broad Street Parkway development. ...

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What is it with trying to save an old eyesore chimney anyway? Honestly, I have never heard anyone say, ”Oh no, they are going to tear down the Millyard chimney, the monument to our skyline and symbol of our dear city.”

Have any of the proponents to save this chimney ever gotten a real close look at it? Go down there and check it out. It is a disaster area. If and when this monument falls down, it will darken a good part of the city’s lights, since there is a major network of wiring in its fall zone, as well as the Broad Street Parkway development.

It should have been taken down years ago for safety reasons and the tax dollars well spent elsewhere. Go down a take a good look at this thing, and if you still like it, then take it home with you and put it in your front yard. Nobody I know wants it or will miss it. “If only the Millyard chimney could belch out black soot one more time.” Never heard that said, either.

Charles Bliss

Nashua