While everyone thinks we're going to the polls tomorrow to vote for local candidates, the citizens of Raquette Lake are hoping that the rest of the state will give them permission to fix their water supply. They're in the Adirondack Park, so the land transfer for this particular fix requires a statewide vote.
There are more details in the League of Women Voters' Education Guide. The state will receive twelve acres, and the town will receive one. The DEC already let the wells be drilled, and the state legislature has passed this twice, as required.
So, in my first November 2007 Living in Dryden endorsement, I urge readers to vote yes on Proposition 1.Posted by simon at November 5, 2007 8:17 AM in politics (state)