letters to the editor

Find New Use For – Not Demolish – Old Buildings

March 5, 2009 // 0 Comments

We moved here in February of 2008 to start a life together and when we moved here I thought, “What a great place to settle down and raise a family.” I have been in downtown Rockford several times and love seeing the dam. I just have one question: Why change a wonderful town not falling apart? The tannery is leaving and the City wants to take out some of the [...]

Reader Irritated by Misinformation

February 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

I frequently read your paper, and happend to come across the article on Paczki. It was interesting until I got to the part where the writer states “Fat Tuesday is the day of feast before Lent, a time when Catholics give up sweets for 40 days before Easter.” This is not only incorrect, it demonstrates the laziness of the author in neglecting to research [...]

Kimberly responds to reader’s accusations

October 2, 2008 // 0 Comments

Dear Editor, As a mother of two young women and the owner of Kimberly’s Boutique in downtown Rockford, I want to defend any store owner who reports a shop lifting experience (with a reputable witness) to the proper authorities. I will also defend strongly our police department, who execute their training to assist the victim of a crime. It might surprise many to know [...]
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