Consider solar project drawbacks

I am writing in response to the Nov. 18 Tri-City Times article “Harvesting the Sun,” on behalf of my fellow property owners in Goodland Township. I am disappointed the article did not look into any possible drawbacks of such a project. Take a ride on Brown City Rd....

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Order United Way t-shirt by Nov. 20

The Government Division of United Way of St. Clair County’s (UWSCC) Campaign Team has selected a fundraiser to honor the men and women on the frontlines. St. Clair County’s first responders have always gone beyond the call of duty for the citizens in our community....

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Trump is recycling 2016 arguments

For those of you who like to do Google searches, try “Trump,” “2016 election” and “voter fraud.” You will find quotes and interviews of Trump, claiming voter fraud in the 2016 election he expected to lose. He couldn’t stomach looking like a loser, so he needed to sell...

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Why would he want to cooperate?

Joe Biden’s transition team is complaining the Trump administration is not cooperating with them. Why should they? For four years the Democrats claimed President Trump was corrupt, evil, and wrong for the country. If the Democrats have such a strong negative opinion...

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Don’t judge a book by its cover

It’s time to stroll down memory lane again. My parents felt it was important to look out for each other, family members and neighbors. I remember my mom always called her mom every day and her brothers James and Maurice would stop by to check up on us periodically....

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Embrace the spirit of friendliness

Visitors to Dryden Township’s website and those traveling along many of the roadways that traverse the community are warmly greeted by the following message: “Welcome to Dryden where friendliness is served country style.” That mantra of friendliness was recently...

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Howell thanks voters for support

I want to thank the citizens of Lapeer County for the strong support they gave me on election day with 73% of the vote. I am humbled and grateful that the people would see fit to re-elect me to the House of Representatives in such a strong fashion. It was on March 8,...

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Thankful for 911 votes

I would like to take this opportunity to recognize and thank those people who supported our campaign for the much needed 911 surcharge. I wish to thank the Lapeer County Board of Commissioners for their support and trust in me to lead the 911 Dispatch Center and for...

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In-person learning benefits, risks

There is no question that the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 is increasing. The more people who get infected the greater the risk is for personal, societal, and economic impacts. This is not the time to debate the reality of the data, nor the profound impact it could have...

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It is up to us to come together

We, the people of the United States, have elected a new president. While an accomplishment in its own right, this election does not resemble a sweeping mandate. Instead, the narrow margin of victory shows a nation struggling with internal conflict. This election cycle...

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