“Why can’t the Road Department just put some asphalt, or some other temporary material, over all of the sunken manholes in the streets down here? They could scrape it off if they ever had to get down in there, which is rare. Slamming into them is damaging to a car, and trying to dodge them is dangerous.”

“There are few spaces in the ferry parking lot but when they’re taken up with a trailer, golf carts and three or four police cars, you have to wait on the street.”