Committee cancels Almont festival

On February 9 the Almont (Community) Homecoming Committee met with three items on the “New Business” portion of our agenda. The first item was to establish the dates for the “Garage Sale Frenzy.” Normally this occurs during the second weekend in May. In accordance...

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Allenton speeders are dangerous

As a Village of Allenton resident whose home faces Capac Rd., it was encouraging to see Michigan State Police pulling over and ticketing a number of speeding drivers recently within the village limits. Since the recent completion of the Capac Rd. rehabilitation...

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Changes happening under Biden

For those persons who supported Joe Biden for President I am wondering if, after a little over one month in office, you support the following things he has implemented by executive order: •Rejoined the World Health Organization after the COVID debacle they were a part...

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It’s time to build a better system

For generations, we’ve been told that money is power. It’s an axiom that continues to drive our politics. Despite being able to vote for our elected officials, once they reach public office, they’re all too often swayed by lobbyists and big money interests. Instead of...

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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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