It doesn’t matter what level of government you find it or apply it hyper-partisanship is harming us. It is obviously most pronounced on the national level but you’re a fool if you think it isn’t filtering down to the very … Continue reading Hyper-Partisanship Will Harm US(A)!
So we’re still trying to find the right balance to fully launch Mansfield United. Christmas weighs heavy on Allen’s time and the process of gathering all the bits & pieces for MU to be great is no small job. Our … Continue reading Launch Update
An item up for discussion regards the downtown area is declaring it a “Cultural District”. I’m going on record here and now to say I don’t think that’s a good idea and here’s why: I think you need to be … Continue reading I don’t think declaring North Main Street a Cultural District is a good idea…
I thank those who voted for me and otherwise supported my campaign. I learned a lot during the short campaign and have been left believing in all of the core principles of my campaign. Mansfield needs to get together to solve the problems we are facing. It is my hope to develop MansfieldUnited into a local grassroots movement that advances democracy and civic engagement. Please check back soon. Continue reading November 15th….
I’m taking a break from the MHS parking lot so I can post this…. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to meet people during this election cycle. No matter the outcome I hope everyone gets something from this election. If somehow you’re reading this and haven’t hit the polls…PLEASE GO! The polls are open till 8 PM. Continue reading ELECTION DAY
“ask not what your country can do for you–ask what you can do for your country.” Continue reading JFK’s words still mean something…
I wanted to take a moment to explain what I mean when I use the term Common Progress. Basically this is similiar to the notion of ” a rising tide lifts all boats.” I would say the only difference is that it doesn’t necessarily require Keynesian economic policies and depends more so on finding the common ground regards where we are going as a community. Progress is all too often viewed derisively,especially in business and political terms. We need to embrace the meaning of moving forward positively and escaping the mire of a failing or at least unsustainable status quo. Continue reading Common Progress
I just got back from a healthy walk about town with one of my signs….on a stick and it was great. Let’s talk about it… Continue reading “Sign on a Stick #1”
Mansfield is a participant in the Complete Streets program. This program looks to make streets safe for all,cyclists,pedestrians and motorists. The following images are from East Street on the stretch where our schools are located. This image shows proper lane markings,clear signage and the cross walk enjoys a street diet via a curb bump out. In the far right you can see the bike lane marking on the pavement. This image is from just past the QMS. It also captures the clarity of signage and markings and the excellent bump out that incorporates ADA compliance as well. These two images … Continue reading Street Tips/Mansfield/East Street