Letters to the Editor — June 10, 2010

Structural deficit is for real Dear Editor, Last fall, public schools experienced a reduction of $165 per student, resulting in millions of dollars in reduced state funding, causing staff and program reductions. While I was encouraged to learn that this May’s Revenue Estimating Conference projected a $300 million surplus in the School Aid Fund, I […]

Letters to the Editor

Friends of the White Pine Trail thanks Squire Dear Editor (Beth), Thanks so much for all your coverage of the Friends of the White Pine Trail organization’s activities. Your mentions of our New Years Resolution Walks always bring out large crowds. When you provide coverage at our dedication events and philanthropic check donation ceremonies, as […]

Letters to the Editor — May 13, 2010

Honesty the Rockford Way Dear Editor, Too often the letter section of papers is used to criticize, accuse, complain and air grievances. I too have been guilty of this and today I had an experience that, sadly, is all too uncommon. I have been out of work for several months, and have had zero success […]

Letters to the Editor—April 29, 2010

Home grown scientist comments on climate column With regards to changes in the frequency and intensity of tropical storms over time, the status of current research is, as you note, inconclusive. The problem of extracting definitive conclusions from the data is complicated by many factors, including the evolution (and variety) of measurement techniques, gaps in […]

Letters to the Editor—April 22, 2010

Reader disagrees with Farmer’s Market dog decision Dear Mr. Young, I am writing this letter to express my strong disappointment in the City Council’s irresponsibility by deciding to allow dogs to be present at the weekly Farmer’s Market. In making their decision, City Council has potentially sacrificed the safety of many citizens, as well as […]