Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Stingrays hosted swim meet with Quechee and Manchester

Starting horns sounded and cheers reverberated off the walls of the Edgar May Health and Recreation Center on the afternoon of July 1st as the Connecticut River Valley Stingrays hosted Quechee and Manchester in a youth swim meet.


  1. What is it about this town that causes it to "name" institutions anything that doesn't include the name of the town. The Howard Dean Tech Center. The Edgar May Recreation Center. The Connecticut Valley Stingrays. Has the town become so embarrassed by its own name that it chooses to avoid using it anymore? Or is it just too eager to curry favor with the politically connected in a futile attempt to improve its fate?

    1. This is not at "town" swim team or a "town" rec center. Edgar May (the man) was instrumental in getting the Center built - thus the name. The swim team has kids from southern and central Vermont and even some coming over from NH towns - i.e. kids from all along the "Connecticut River Valley" - thus the name.

    2. Springfield hosts it. Springfield subsidizes it (though tax breaks and infrastructure). That alone is sufficient justification that the town's name should be a prominent part of its moniker.

    3. Exactly. Thank you.

    4. What is it with people in this town always finding something to complain about instead celebrating events and accomplishments! STFU already and help move our town forward.


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