×

Letters to the Editor

One more addition to Colarusso’s letter

Regarding the letter of Mr. Robert Colarusso, printed on Dec. 4, 2021, “Why is the media so silent on Afghanistan?” While his letter was accurate and covered many of the catastrophic results of our cowardly retreat from Afghanistan, I would like to add what in my mind was the most cruel ...

Fluoride in water a wise, necessary solution

I submit that after raising five children that used water treated with fluoride, consultations with our dentist over the years, it proved to me that fluoride added to our water was a wise and necessary solution to prevent tooth decay. It seems ludicrous now that our city council would even ...

Who will stop the bouncing ball on parking?

The ball started bouncing with a meeting with the city manager, Sept. 28. Then I spoke to the city council next. They referred it to the DDA parking committee. After their meeting they recommended to city council that an escalating fine structure be put in place and to remove parking on ...

Don’t fall for talk of saving the environment

Recently in the news, there has been yet another story about shutting down the Line 5 pipeline.This time however the calls for shutting down that pipeline are not coming from local or state officials. No, they came from President Biden. It seems that first of all he wants us all to depend on ...

Let’s take time to learn from Oxford tragedy

A terrible tragedy happened this week in our state in a town quite similar to Alpena. Oxford High School has nearly the same number of students and serves a community similar in size to ours. It is a heart wrenching moment when a parent sends their child to school and they don’t return. One ...

Lack of movement on burnt house concerns

It’s almost 2022 and the house on W. Lake Street with an open roof is ready to go through another winter. Since the fire in 2018, nothing has changed in regards to the removal of this home. It’s a disgrace to the area and, in turn, only lowers value to the rest of the area. This is just ...