Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 29 Jan 2015 15:27:34 EDTThu, 29 Jan 2015 15:27:34 EDT up the north side of Alpena you haven't driven down Oldfield St. from Second Ave., you should do so soon. George Bowden has started up the New Year in lights. He had placed a sparkling bottle of champagne in the tree, high above thier hous.Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTGood suggestion to raise money for road repairs other day I sent an email to Gov. Snyder with a suggestion on how to raise money for road repairs. My email went something like this: Everyone depends on our road system, even if you don't own a car.Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTShouldn't we just add sales tax to all purchases?'s pensions were taxed; those born after 1952 will pay a full 4.5% of their retirement. They want to double the fuel taxes, divert it to wholesal.Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTA great book about Benjamin Franklin just finished reading a book about Benjamin Franklin written by Edmund S.Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDTIn response to recent article on Newtown Saturday, January 17 paper contained an AP article titled 'Newtown school panel to include proposed gun ban in report' that I wish to comment upon.Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EDT