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Aero-News: Quote of the Day (02.07.08)

Aero-News: Quote of the Day

ANN's Quote of the Day usually derives from current news, though we reserve the right to pick quotes out of history that have a bearing on the day's events and issues.

Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be thought-provoking.

Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves become future Quotes of the Day.

Let us hear from you, folks!

Aero-News Quote of the Day

"We have made no secret of our desire to obtain the airport so we can have more control over what happens there and also be in a position to receive taxes on the property, which we have never been able to do. I believe this is a very realistic possibility now, and that the new Stratford Town Council can do something truly great by helping to facilitate this process."

Source: James Miron, mayor of Stratford, CT. Miron plans to meet Monday with Bill Finch, mayor of nearby Bridgeport, to discuss a potential agreement for his city to purchase the Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial Airport. Bridgeport now owns the airport, although it is located within the Stratford town limits. The two communities have bickered for decades over which community should hold the title to the land, and reap the tax dollars collected from it.

FMI: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikorsky_Memorial_Airport

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