Don’t invite conflict and discord into a well-run City Council

Don’t invite conflict and discord into a well-run City Council   By BETH ALTENA   I have often been asked to endorse political candidates, and although I have felt very strongly about the qualifications of individuals I have watched work faithfully and thoughtfully over the years, I have always respectfully declined, feeling it is not […]

Opinions — March 18, 2010

Readers respond to Squire opinion column Journalism is a service industry and the service we provide is awareness. Armed with that awareness many Squire readers responded to an opinion piece that appeared in the January 21 edition of the Squire. Titled “Michigan a dysfunction State of being,” the column focused readers attention on the hardship being […]

OPINIONS — January 21, 2010

Michigan a dysfunctional State of being by CLIFF & NANCY HILL What follows is another example of how Michigan—in spite of rhetoric from the governor’s office and the state legislature to reform the state—is still finding ways to not deliver services more efficiently and in a timely manner. In 2008, the Michigan state legislature created […]