Opinion

Read letters to the editor, opinion pieces and letters from the editor’s desk.

Reading is a lifelong passion

7 20 17 By Misty Fritz/The Write Team I’ve always been a voracious reader, starting from a […]

Ugly comments do little to move the city

7 20 17 The Issue: Some people are fixated on criticizing any effort to bring improvements to […]

Chicago mayor proposes public school changes

7 13 17 By Gary Lowder The Write Team Recently, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposed a plan […]

Questions have come up regarding SLF finances

7 13 17 The Issue: SLF has refused to respond to requests from the city for copies […]

Income tax increase unfair to state citizens

7 13 17 To the editor: While Illinois families were celebrating Independence Day, Springfield lawmakers dug deeper […]

SB1 a good bill for communities

7 13 17 Dear Editor, My son is in Pre-K and like many other parents with children […]

Cookout on the square Aug. 4

7 13 17 To the editor: We are letting you know in advance that We Care Recycling […]

Days as a summer intern

7 6 17 With Blade C. Williams The Write Team Hello, my name is Blade (yes, that […]

Beautification is both a public and private concern

7 6 17 The Issue: Carlinville’s need for infrastructure means fewer funds for beautification. Our View: Recent […]

A thank you…

7 6 17 To the editor: Good Samaritan Ministries wants to thank Snap Fitness for sponsoring their […]