Quint David

Quint David

There was a census blog post about this a while back since on-campus students are not counted towards poverty rates, but off-campus students are. Looking at the ACS 5-year 2012-2016 off campus poverty adjustment chart, Boone drops from a horrifying 62% down to a still higher than normal 2…

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Quint David commented on Letter: Housing and poverty in Boone

Thanks Thomas. I think you hit the nail on the head with a great reality check using facts without the kool-aid spin. Back when I first came to Boone there were 4-5k students who did not live in town. Today there are close to twice that, nearly 8,000, driving to town every day. Yikes. Who…

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Well...
The power lines are the responsibility of the power company, telephone lines the phone company, and highways are the responsibility of the state department of transportation, which has been ran by a super-majority of republicans for the last 10 years. A few years back the local …

Quint David

I wonder if it could be the same reason you don't use your real name, 'citizen truth'?

Quint David

Friendly neighborhood council-guy here.

I have been waiting on this traffic study for the better part of a year, and addressing the needs on Howard st has always been a top priority. This situation is tough since many property owners have a different idea for improving the street and …

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Hi Elle!
Friendly Boone town council person here. In my mind the wellness district is a revitalization effort using, for I think the first time here in Boone, a small area plan. The mechanism for encouraging this revitalization allows for more types of development by groups interested i…