An open letter to Kingston Mayor Angela Brown Burke:
THE EDITOR, Sir:
I noticed in the news several residents complaining about the problems with commercial activities in the New Kingston area. This is my contribution on the matter.
I reside on Phoenix Avenue in the Kingston 10 area. A corporate entity recently completed a new building on the avenue. I had to endure months of noise from the construction and trucks and bulldozers working at all hours of the night, on weekends, and public holidays.
Now I have to put up with them using a blower in the morning to gather leaves, (sometimes before 7 o'clock) weed whackers, and lawnmowers to maintain the premises. And don't even talk about opening the windows in the night, because you wouldn't be able to get any sleep with all the security lights.
TOO MUCH TO ASK?
So I understand what Mr Roger Chang and Mr Joseph Cox are speaking about. All we want to do is live a peaceful life. When the owners of these businesses retreat to their homes in Cherry Gardens, Norbrook and Jacks Hill in the evenings, I am sure they don't have these problems to contend with.
I don't really expect much from the elected representatives, because these corporate entities are the donors to political campaigns, so we citizens will have to take action. I will be referring this matter to my attorney of the law firm Robinson Phillips & Whitehorne, because I feel this constitutes a nuisance.
If we were in the United States, we could probably get together and bring a class-action suit against the Government/local authority for negligence in allowing this development.