For some time now, I have followed the arguments, letters and legal proceedings for and against building the proposed Breakers welcome center on the grounds of the property. I understand that the project is close to starting. With the objectivity that distance allows, I can only conclude that the Preservation Society for Newport County has very much strayed from its primary mission to preserve and protect this incredible property.
Dollars are incredibly important to the sustainability of any nonprofit organization. But they should never come at the expense of the organization's primary mission. In this case, isn't that to preserve and protect the integrity of The Breakers and its once pristine grounds?