Letters to the Editor March 25, 2023

Contact MPSC The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) is supposed to represent the customers of our public utilities. The MPSC is a politically appointed panel, appointed by the governor. In the latest storm, the MPSC’s latest proposal of $35per day reimbursement is a slap in the face to customers. DTE is being questioned as to […]

Letters to the Editor March 4, 2023

Hadley and Oakwood (In response to Hadley-Oakwood intersection, road expansion, work set for summer, The Citizen Newspaper, Feb. 11, 2023, page 1.) I read with great interest the recent article in the Citizen regarding the reconstruction of the Oakwood / Hadley intersection, particularly the comments of Craig Bryson, senior manager of communications for the Road […]

Letter to the Editor Feb. 25, 2023

Longing for solutions (In Response to ‘Unlock our hearts’, a letter by Walt Dilber, The Citizen, Feb. 18, page 4) I read Mr. Dilber’s Letter “Unlock our hearts” last week with sorrow. All I pictured was a sad and confused person trying to find sense in another senseless shooting. I confess to my own bewilderment. […]

Letters to the Editor Feb. 18, 2023

Unlock our hearts We are again mourning the deaths of students killed in our schools. Our politicians and news media ask why. Many years ago were moved God from our schools and satin was let in. Our politicians will again blame guns but they will not look into the mirror and see the real problem, […]

Letters to the Editor Feb. 11, 2023

Thank You Thank you for the love and support during my time of loss of my husband, Ed Gromek Jr. (6-6-1945/12-24-2022). We celebrated our 50th Anniversary on April 29, 2022. I have a broken heart, but I am fortunate to have an amazing family and many friends. A special thank you to Fr. Craig Marion, […]

Letters to the Editor Dec. 10, 2022

100 years old (In response to, “Troyer to celebrate 100th birthday,” The Citizen, Oct. 29, 2022) I am a former long-term resident of Ortonville. Marian L. Troyer (Mrs. Lester) celebrating 100 years. I wish to thank all the dear friends and neighbors for their good wishes and lovely cards. It was so nice to hear […]

Letters to the Editor Dec. 3, 2022

Thank you Wojos The Village of Ortonville along with the community thank Wojo’s Greenhouse, 2570 Oakwood Road, Brandon Township for their donation of the beautiful plants in the street planters through the downtown area this season. They brighten up the downtown area, and the continued support of Wojo’s Greenhouse is greatly appreciated. Bob Hauxwell Ortonville […]

Letters to the Editor Nov. 26, 2022

Road Commission Woes On Oct. 4, the Road Commission for Oakland County held an informational meeting at Oakwood Elementary School regarding the rebuild at the Oakwood and Hadley intersection. Two questions were asked: Why is reconstruction needed? and why not a roundabout? The answer to the first question is simple—the 70-year-old steel tubes under the […]

Letters to the Editor Nov. 19, 2022

OCEF Thank You Thank you to all of the local schools,  churches,  businesses,  and individuals for the very generous donations made to OCEF for Thanksgiving. Along with the food donations,  many monetary and Bueches gift card donations were also received. Ortonville is a very giving and helpful community. All of the donations and volunteers who […]

Letters to the Editor Nov. 12, 2022

School security Let us put security in every school today. If we can secure the airports and the courts, we can surely secure the schools so we do not have one more child murdered in school. If we can spend $1.5 trillion for a tax-break for the 1 percent billionaires club we can certainly afford […]