Letter: Replacing service station with a Starbucks is a stupid idea

Posted 12/7/19

To the editor:

Why would anyone in their right mind want to tear down the gas station/garage that has served this town in so many helpful ways to put up a drive through Starbucks? Really! …

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Letter: Replacing service station with a Starbucks is a stupid idea

Posted

To the editor:

Why would anyone in their right mind want to tear down the gas station/garage that has served this town in so many helpful ways to put up a drive through Starbucks? Really!  

This is probably the stupidest idea this town has had on record. Who were the privileged souls who feel it is too much trouble to get out of their car and get their coffee fix in the store at the Barrington center? Unbelievable gaul.

Anyway, so where are you going to get your car inspected? Well, I guess you can just buy a new car every two years.

Barbara Flanders

Barrington

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