- A new swimming pool under construction; completion by Summer, 2011
- A new airport between Plainville and Stockton under construction; completion by Fall, 2011.
- Grant recieved for a water project to replace mains; construction to begin 2011
- Former Schult Home facility purchased by county: new tenants pending
- Several new businesses open in recent months; www.rookscounty.net/new_businesses.htm
So, don't let the naysayers get away with being negative. Emphasize the positive.