Kindness at two Almont businesses

After a recent visit to Downtown Almont, I needed to share how thankful I am to live near a small town. While visiting businesses in town, I was gifted a handmade Valentine’s Day card from Liliana, one of the daughters in Randazzo Jeweler. After my trip to Randazzo...

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Voice your objection to terrible bill

The For the People Act, Nancy Pelosi's House Resolution 1, contains many provisions that are unconstitutional, unhelpful and unnecessary. According to Heritage Action for America, some of these terrible policies include allowing campaigns to be funded with taxpayer...

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How much debt is too much?

During his 2016 run for the White House, Donald Trump as a candidate promised that the country’s national debt would be paid off in eight years if he were elected. The numbers are in—the national debt during his presidency rose almost $7.8 trillion. That adds $23,000...

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Financial aid forms due March 1

Students who want to be given priority consideration for state of Michigan financial aid programs should submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid —commonly known as the FAFSA—on or before March 1, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury. The...

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Government works for taxpayers

YEAH! Our woke Governor is no longer pro-choice. I, an over 50 tax paying adult in the state of Michigan do not have the right to choose where I want to go, when I want to go and what I wear. Since the dreaded day in March, abortion clinics and pot palaces have been...

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Empty seat filled to honor votes

I am writing in response to Mr. Mark Cromas’ letter to the editor published in the February 3, 2021 edition of the Tri-City Times. In his letter, Mr. Cromas makes some statements that are inaccurate. While it is true that Matt Parsch was the candidate receiving the...

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Diverse community welcomes all

I wanted to respond to Mark Cromas’s statement in a Feb. 3 letter to the editor that Imlay City does not want or need the progressive liberal ideas and values of the city of Troy. Imlay City is a community filled with diversity which includes religion, race, political...

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Bookstore pays kindness forward

We were visited by two acts of kindness in a single day this past week. A new customer to the store, upon purchasing a copy of Walden, donated an additional $20. Pay it forward, she said. The next customer, after purchasing a Dickens and an Alcott, shoveled our ramp...

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Stop using Mich. citizens as pawns

In a series of articles over the last couple of weeks, the Detroit Free Press has reported that State House Republicans are withholding federal funds for schools, health departments, renters and landlords. Republicans are holding Michiganders hostage in a bid to wrest...

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Siblings chip in for gas and push too

Back in the late fifties one of my brothers was able to get his hands on a very used automobile that we as a family shared a lot of great times in. I remember in order for my sister, myself and my other brother to get to ride in it we’d have to chip in on the gas...

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