Beginning of the End

A gloomy day in more ways than what I perceive outside my window. Now I know how Charlton Heston felt at the end of Planet of the Apes when he finds the Stature of Liberty half buried in the ground and screams “You blew it up! Ah, damn you!” I truly believe that many of…

1st Day Poll Report

First reports from the polls tells us that it was a circus down there. The Privatizers had placards and t-shirts and buttons all reading “Vote Yes” and they could be found parading around the courtyard and the lobbies and outside the Southbridge Towers buildings. Privatizers were also seen inside the blue no-campaigning zone and Paul…

A Coup in the Making

There is a letter in this week’s Downtown Express from Barbara Lerner that points out a few little-noticed changes in bylaws that would happen at Southbridge Towers should we go private. She points out how the Board of Directors have tucked into the privatization plan additional operating measures that would make their rule at SBT complete: The measure includes…

Next SBT SHAREHOLDERS ASSOCIATION Meeting Tues 8/26

IN THE SBT COMMUNITY ROOM  TUESDAY, August 26TH AT 7:00 PM According to Paul Hovitz, President of the Association, issues to be discussed will include: Pace Meeting Transcript submitted to AG – ATTORNEY GENERAL SANCTIONS BOARD REQUIRING RETRACTION OF PACE MEETING CLAIMS; More reports of Security incidents; Unwanted solicitations for proxy votes; No Reverse Mortgages – No Loan Guarantees; Vote permanent – 90 days to…

2nd Amendment to the Black Book, aka Never-mind

Many of you should have received this in your mailbox by now. You should keep firmly in mind that It is actually a list of retractions (demanded by the Attorney General’s office) of quite a lot of what was said at the Pace Informational Meeting – and it does not even cover all the mis-leading statements made at the meeting by the sponsor and their…

NEWSFLASH: Pace Meeting CD not ready for Prime Time

  The AG’s office has told SBT’s BoD that they cannot distribute or show the CD of the Pace Meeting due to the many misrepresentations and misstatements made at that meeting. This action came after the AG’s office reviewed a transcript of the meeting. Of course misrepresentations by the sponsors has been an on-going problem here at SBT that began with the…