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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Proposal came after community input

It’s usually fruitless to respond to unsigned letters containing misleading information and falsehoods unless they are widely circulated. That’s the case with a letter written by “Taxpayers Against School Waste” that appeared in the October 16 edition of the Tri-City...

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Schools, community deserve support

As a concerned parent who wants the best for our children, I take offense to the letter to the editor “Current proposal is mostly a waste” in the October 16 edition of the Tri-City Times. It alleged that the school was out to “spend all the money they can,” and that...

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We have a choice to make

On Election Day, November 5 we, the voters of the Imlay City School District, have a choice to make. To keep our taxes at the same level and renew the present school millage, or vote no, which would be unfortunate for the community. Many times a community is measured...

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Band Boosters are thankful for IC VFW

On behalf of the Imlay City Band Boosters, we would like to thank the Imlay City VFW post #2492 who support the band in many ways. In addition to letting us use their hall for band camp and the preparation of  meals, the post has graciously given us a monetary...

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Thank you to Art in the Rough patrons

On Saturday, September 28, the Imlay City DDA and Lapeer Art Association hosted the 5th annual Art in the Rough Gala. East Third Street in Downtown Imlay City hosted 19 artists in 13 vacant and active business spaces that served as pop-up galleries. Our VIP Event was...

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Interest will be over a trillion dollars

Will wonders never cease! The sun, moon and planets must have been in perfect synchronization to allow an historic event to occur here on earth. Two earthly entities who have never agreed on anything, with very little fanfare agreed on a resolution to avoid an...

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We have turned our backs on ally

The alliances in the Middle East are very complicated. They are very tribal, very religious, and centuries old. The Turks hate the Kurds, and the the Kurds hate ISIS. President Obama  crafted an alliance of many countries, all concerned about ISIS, to “hire” the Kurds...

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