Letters to the editor August 25

Primary election Dear Editor, The 2018 Primary Election was busier than anticipated in Brandon Township. I want to thank the election inspectors, maintenance staff, cerk’s office staff, school administrators, maintenance and custodian staff at both Oakwood Elementary and Brandon High School for their hard work and dedication to allow voters their right to cast their […]

Letters to the editor August 18

Feeding America Dear Editor, In America, we have a special place in our hearts for family farmers. We see them plowing their fields during the day. We see their tractors lights in the distant fields as we head for bed. There is no corporate agribusiness in our Township. These farmers are our friends and neighbors, […]

Letters to the editor August 11

School security Dear Editor, Let us put security in every school today. If we can secure the airports and the courts, we can surely seure 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 […]

Letters to the Editor June 28

Thank you Dear Editor, On behalf of the members of Goodrich Enrichment Activities and Revitalization (G.E.A.R.), I’d like to extend a huge thank you to all who made our First Annual Glow Golf Outing a success! We are a newly formed non-profit 501c3 whose organization’s mission is to give back to our community by providing […]

Letters to the editor July 21

Village Kids Breakfast Club Dear Editor, I just wanted to give you an exciting update on what’s been happening with the Village Kids Breakfast Club. We’ve had a wonderful time so far this summer with our activities and cereal and milk distributions. We have 46 kids signed up and on average we’ve been distributing cereal […]

Letters to the editor July 14

(In response to “Ortonville air quality stinks,” a letter by Patrick George, The Citizen July, 7, page 7) Bonfire crazy too Dear Editor I have lived in Ortonville for almost 15 years, the last 2 here in downtown. I have often wanted to write to the editor as I too have had strong feelings about […]

Letters to the editor July 7

Hannah’s Legacy Foundation Dear Editor, The Hannah’s Legacy Foundation would like to thank everyone that attended and/or contributed to our 1st annual golf outing and dinner that took place on Monday June 25. Eighty-four golfers participated and an additional 30 or so guests attended dinner. The generosity of the sponsors, golfers and the entire community […]

Letters to the Editor for June 30, 2018

“1st Responders Appreciation Day” Dear Editor, What a wonderful day at the O.A.T.S. farm as we honored our local heroes on June 24. Members of the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, along with Groveland, Brandon, Waterford, and Commerce Township fire departments, as well as the Madison Heights Police Department and Starr EMS were represented. The purpose […]

Letters to the Editor June 23

(In response to “No more circuses,” a letter by Rose Kerr, The Citizen, June 16, page 7) Don’t support PETA Dear Editor, To Rose Kerr regarding PETA… if you are a pet owner please do your research on the PETA. You should NOT be supporting such an organization. They are against pet ownership and would […]

Letters to the editor June 16

Throwing the village under the bus Dear Editor, During the regular Goodrich Council meeting (June 11) perhaps the Village most important asset was unceremoniously dismissed. Councilmen Vick, Barraco and Light voted not to renew Administrator/Clerk Jakki Sidge’s Contract. There was no charge of incompetency or lack of performance, only that a stipulation in her contract […]