Letters to the Editor

Thanks for reviving downtown mural issue Dear Editor, Thank you for your article “Murals in Clarkston” (June 27),  informing our community of Clarkston Cultural Arts Commission’s plan to team up with the Detroit Institute of Arts to create a new series of murals downtown. Your article mentions many residents are still “getting over bad feelings” […]

Letters to the Editor

Rules for wetlands Dear Editor, I attended the Township Board meeting on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, to provide input to the rewrite of the wetland/watercourse Section 18 of the Code of Ordinances. I suggested six changes that would make the the ordinance failsafe from interpretation. I have agreed from the time I volunteered for the […]

Letters to the Editor

President support Dear Editor, The past weeks letters written disparaging President Trump has left dismay and disappointment on your pages (“Sick, sinking feeling,” May 16; “Letter appreciated,” June 6). So Americans have elected the first non politician president since George Washington who dedicates his every day to citizens instead of lobbyists. Yet some choose to […]

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for support Dear Don and The Clarkston News, Thank you so much for your support of our annual Kids Day in the Park! This year we struggled with inclement weather but plenty of families were still on hand to enjoy the day! Kids of all ages enjoyed bounce houses, petting zoo, a strolling magician […]

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Thanks for support Dear Editor, Thank you to Jalapeno’s Restaurant of Clarkston, Jorge and Laura, for hosting a restaurant fundraising night on May 16. This fabulous fundraiser was held to support our three Clarkston Schools Destination Imagination (DI) teams going to the DI Global Finals in Tennessee later this month. Jalapeno’s graciously donated more than […]

Letters to the Editor

Sick, sinking feeling Dear Editor, Is America really feeling great again? Many Americans do not feel so good about the direction in which the nation seems headed. The fact is many are embarrassed, ashamed and saddened by what is happening to our government, and the message it sends to our children who we want to […]

‘No’ to driver pic

Dear Editor, I would have preferred not to see a picture of that truck driver, who rammed the building, in the paper…anywhere (“Seconds to space,” April 25). I don’t know what caused him to do that, but he could easily have killed a number of people. I think he should’ve been held in custody until […]

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Training for Autism Dear Editor, I am writing to inform you of the disconnect between adults with mental illnesses and insurance companies not covering services for them while they are not in crisis. In 2008, the state legislators passed the Mental health and Addiction Equity Act where health insurance carriers were prevented from limiting benefits […]

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Tax idea questionable Dear Editor, There is no question many of the roads in Independence Township require repairs and maintenance (“Township mulls road millage to fix roads,” April 11). But I question more tax as a solution to the problem. There are a number of sources of tax revenue for roads such as user fees […]

Letters to the Editor

Fix roads with current funds, reader says Dear Editor, A new road millage is not the answer to better roads (“Township mulls road millage to fix roads,” April 11). First we should start by lowering the weight limits commercial vehicles are allowed to carry. Overweight trucks crush our roads. Strictly enforce fines for over weight […]