Supt. thanks voters for bond support

On behalf of the Imlay City Schools and the Board of Education, I would like to extend heartfelt thanks to our community for its overwhelming support of the lmlay City School Bond Proposal on November 5. In approving the proposal, our community has ensured that...

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Why it’s called the Tootsie Roll Drive

When you see Knights in yellow vests that read “Helping People with Intellectual Disabilities,” you should smile. When these Knights are holding their bright cans and collecting donations around town, they are helping to recognize the dignity of every person. For...

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Event to help the homeless on Nov. 7

Neighbors Helping Neighbors, (previously Project Homeless Connect) is scheduled for November 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lapeer Center Building at 425 County Center St. in Lapeer.   Persons who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, are invited to attend...

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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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