You Want Guarantees?

If you have been paying attention you must have noticed that flyers at Southbridge Towers  are running about 10 to 1 pro-privatization. This does not mean that there is an overwhelming demand for privatization at SBT. What is happening here is the same as what is going on in politics nationwide, where money now equals free speech and the…

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…

Setting Lou Trazino Straight

I’m not Paul Hovitz and I was at the Pace meeting and I can tell you that there was quite a lack of straight talk going on that night. It getting tiresome to hear the same lie repeated by people for privatization at Southbridge Towers that somehow experts at this meeting were giving us “straight facts”. It’s…

SBT SHAREHOLDERS ASSOCIATION Meeting Wed. Sept. 17

      THIS may well be the last chance for Southbridge Towers residents to get together in an open forum to discuss privatization before a vote. Meeting is in the SBT community room Wednesday, September 17, @ 6:00 PM. According to Paul Hovitz, President of the Association, issues to be discussed will include: More on the Attorney General Requiring Retraction of PACE Meeting Claims; More…

YES, Protect Your Vote

  ONCE there was a time not so long ago when elections at Southbridge Towers would at most generate 20 or 25 proxy votes for Board of Directors candidates or SBT referendums. Recent elections have seen the proxy vote balloon to nearly 300 votes. This recent explosion of proxy votes is the direct consequence of energetic helpers –…

Naysayers?

UNTIL the spectre of privatization reared its head no one here was talking about any solvency problem at Southbridge Towers. You would think, if you read some flyers, that the complex is in imminent danger of financial ruin under Mitchell Lama, and that we must go private to keep the wolves away from our doors. This flyer does…