Editorial

Read letters from the editor’s desk.

Maybe it’s time to rethink the American Dream

By Hilary Hake What is your biggest wish for your children? If you could ask my great-grandparents […]

Local news focus of expanded newspaper website

The issue: The Macoupin County Enquirer-Democrat has a new website. Our view: With enquirerdemocrat.com up and running, […]

Darned if you do, darned if you don’t

By Rick Wade Typically, this space is filled with more whimsical, fanciful or feel-good prose. But today, […]

It’s time to do the right thing for

The issue: A referendum for a one percent sales tax increase will be on the April 9 […]

Science can’t destroy the love of snow

By Rick Wade Snow! Glorious, beautiful, sparkling snow! Finally! Now, I know many of you out there […]

Confessions of a ‘java junkie’

By Rick Wade Hello. My name is Rick. And I am a drug addict. Yes, I am […]

Voluntary water conservation a good first step

The issue: The city’s Public Works Committee recommended implementing voluntary water conservation earlier this month. Our view: […]

More time needed to discuss proposed bike trail

The issue: Carlinville Winning Communities is proposing the city become the sponsoring agency for a grant to […]

The house where nobody lives dies alone

By Rick Wade “I have all of life’s treasures and they are fine and they are good. […]

Attending local forums, a way to get informed

The issue: The campaign for one of the most important elections in recent memory is under way. […]