Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor, January 3, 2016

Published: Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 2:29 p.m.
Don’t bypass truth

The Dec. 27 article  on area road building repeats the claim by Pender Commissioners Williams and Piepmeyer that the Hampstead bypass funding was hindered by the community group C4HB (C4HB.com). 

Our group has met personally with the DOT Secretary, the Director of Engineering and […]

Still awaiting response on bypass interchange

Published: Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 11:43 p.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 11:43 p.m.
Still awaiting response on bypass interchange

The good news: Thanks to the efforts of Sen. Bill Rabon and Rep. Chris Millis, the Hampstead Community finally had a chance in early July to meet top officials at the N.C. Department of […]

Comment from April 7th meeting

My name is Steven Donatone and I am a resident of Olde Point in Hampstead.  Thank you for holding this meeting here in Hampstead.

I would like to start with a definition, specifically, the definition for the term by-pass;

Oxford Dictionaries defines it as: A road passing around a town or its center to provide an […]

Hey Folks!

Whether this is  the FIRST request or the 20th that you have received, IF you have not  yet been online at www.C4HB.com to sign the  petition, please take a minute to do so now.  This is in regard to the  Mid-Town ramp that is proposed when the bypass is put in.   (If you don’t have time […]

Letters to the editor – March 17, 2014

Published: Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 11:12 p.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 11:12 p.m.
Time to explain

The March 10 StarNews editorial contained a great deal of information about the planned U.S. 17 bypass. It raised the question of why was a $30 million dollar extra interchange being planned for access into Hampstead, when […]

Hampstead Bypass (Letter to the Editor)

Published: Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 9:52 a.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 9:52 a.m.
After 20 plus years of delays due to politics, budget priorities, woodpeckers and faulty design, it appears that another delay may be in the offing. The most recent DOT design calls for a $30million exit ramp which bifurcates downtown […]

Letter to the Editor, Star News, March 20, 2014

Justify interchange
Although we are current residents of Wilmington now, my wife and I were residents of Hampstead about 15 years ago, and were actively involved in community affairs, including the Hampstead Civic Association. …

Hampstead residents and the N.C. Department of Transportation seem to agree both the northern and southern interchange options are needed, but […]

Hampstead Bypass

http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20140309/LETTERS/140309725/1107/letter

Published: Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 9:52 a.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 9:52 a.m.

After 20 plus years of delays due to politics, budget priorities, woodpeckers and faulty design, it appears that another delay may be in the offing. The most recent DOT design calls for a $30million exit ramp which bifurcates downtown […]

Letter received from Representative Chris Millis

Click here to view:  MILLIS-NCDOT LETTER 022714

Hey Folks!

Hey Folks!

Rarely do I step outside the realm of music to forward emails….but this one’s a little close to the heart!  Preserving Hampstead, and our ability to move within it!

I wasn’t sure what I was getting into when invited to the C4HB meeting, but within the first 60 seconds of looking at the proposed […]