A Quiet and Prudent Holiday Sky
While I do consider myself a Savvy Spender, no one who knows me would dispute that I have no problem spending money on fun. Trips, parties, plays, shoes: all good reasons to open my wallet. However I have to give props for Savvy Spending to the Town of Chapel Hill for deciding the town couldn’t afford an Independence Day party this year.
Disappointing? Absolutely. Responsible? Also absolutely.
There are those who say difficult times are when we need to come together to celebrate what’s right with our country and, especially, to honor its birth. I don’t disagree with either of those sentiments. But these days are filled with tough choices:
-Lucky people with jobs are facing losing some of their public transportation options.
As the Chapelboro.com/WCHL news team noted in its coverage of the lack of the annual fireworks festivities at Kenan Stadium the holiday weekend coincided with the start of the new fiscal year. This is not the time to put any additional strain on what will be an already strained budget.