Advocating “no” vote is short-sighted

When did we start to pick and choose which students we support? Any negative feedback I’ve seen regarding the upcoming Imlay City Schools bond proposal has not been based upon any type of factual data, but rather a mindset based on personal bias. Furthermore, it is...

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Responsibility to following generations

We, the taxpayers residing in the Imlay City School district, have a rare window-in-time opportunity before us. The Imlay City Board of Education is placing a no mill increase bond proposal on the Nov. 5th ballot and is asking voters to please vote ‘yes’ on this...

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School quality affects real estate values

Compared to many of your readers, our family members are relative newcomers to the Imlay City area. We have only lived here since 1975. Many of your readers’ families have lived here for two or three generations. Our children, Christine and Brandon, graduated from...

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Necessary to have safe environment

Imlay City represents all that is good and right in small town America. In my years as a counselor at Imlay City High School, I had a front row seat to see the genuine care and concern that our community members have for one another. There are many people in this town...

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Schools are the hub of community

As long-time residents and former superintendents of the Imlay City Schools, we are in support of the district’s November 5th bond proposal. Imlay City Schools have a long history of providing students with a high-quality education while being fiscally responsible to...

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Not enough money to pay for free stuff

Watching the last debate among the Democratic hopefuls I was struck by the amount of “free” stuff they are proposing: •Medicare for All •College education •Forgiveness of all college debt •$1,000.00 per month for every citizen •Guaranteed job for everyone •Guaranteed...

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Dangers of giving aspirin to children

While I was happy to see the recent letters to the editor in the Tri-City Times concerning the chicken pox vaccine, I was disappointed that neither letter mentioned Reye’s Syndrome. While it is no longer a reportable disease, Reye’s Syndrome sadly still occurs. Reye’s...

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The current congress is neglecting issues

My name is Richard A. Piwko and I  have officially announced my candidacy in the 10th Congressional District Race for the Republican nomination. I an announcing this after Representative Paul Mitchell’s decision to retire. When I’m asked why I decided to run as a...

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Progress, we invest to have the best

The administration, Imlay City School Board and community members have diligently invested time and resources into professional research of our district’s needs. Everyone’s hard work has netted an exceptional opportunity for our children and the community’s future...

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Bond is not an increase of your taxes

The Imlay City Schools is seeking renewal of an expiring bond fund tax. This is not an increase in your taxes. It is a continuation of what homeowners currently pay. Education costs money. Studies show that educated people are part of the link to healthy and dynamic...

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