Letters To The Editor

Tuesday, July 1, 2003 at 1:00am

Curby benefits local neighborhood

TO THE EDITOR:

Recently I've noticed letters and articles arguing that Nashville's recycling and waste management programs are not providing strong results. However, I want to take a minute to tell everyone just how beneficial Curby has been in my house.

By recycling all of my cans, newspapers, magazines and junk mail, I have cut my weekly trash production in half. I take satisfaction in knowing that many items I would have once thrown away can now be used again.

In addition, the Curby recycling cart has fostered a tremendous amount of pride in my Hillsboro Village neighborhood. Every fourth Wednesday of the month, you can ride by the homes in our neighborhood and see each cart filled with items to be used again someday.

Curby has definitely had a strong impact on my home, as well as my neighbors' homes. I'd like to encourage other Nashvillians to take advantage of this program and see the difference it can make.

CASEY KING

37212

Shop ballpark naming rights now

TO THE EDITOR:

One does not have to be a rocket scientist to see that absent a referendum the ballpark is a done deal.

Instead of causing a division between citizens, perhaps it would be wise to "shop" the naming nights now and let them issue the bonds rather than the taxpayers.

With Mayor Bill Purcell's announcement of "investing $300 million to $500 million in downtown," as Yogi Berra would say, it sounds like d

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