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February 22, 2017

VET support is more than financial

Though it's still in its infancy, the newly established Dryden VET Team has already made quite an impact on veterans organizations around the area. And that impact has helped the all-volunteer student group accomplish its goal: to make sure no veteran goes without, to honor their service and sacrifices, and to show respect, appreciation and gratitude for those who've served....more>
February 15, 2017

Actions of Almont officers commendable

At a time when it's not exactly a popular profession—and perhaps even more dangerous than ever— local police officers continue to demonstrate the vast and varied range of duties, responsibilities and expectations required by the job....more>
February 08, 2017

State's miserable FOIA exemption must go

Whether its information from the Environmental Protection Agency or National Parks Service on the federal level or emails to and from the governor's office regarding the Flint water crisis or phone records and appointment schedules of elected officials, taxpayers have a right to know what their legislators are up to....more>
February 01, 2017

Dealing with social media's 'bubble effect'

This week's letter to the editor regarding posts on an elected representative's Facebook page highlights the bubble effect that sometimes comes along with social media, where the content can be tailored to present an image for a specific audience of fans and followers; and an opinion/voice can be blocked, banned, or excluded without further dialogue or explanation....more>
January 25, 2017

Loyalty and devotion honored on Saturday

Finding people to give of their time and talents for a good cause isn't difficult. The greater challenge lies in recruiting volunteers who are committed to a cause and become excited to see it through year after year, event after event and campaign after campaign....more>
January 18, 2017

Public notice legislation subverts citizens' rights

Editor's note: The following editorial was written by Doug Caldwell, president of the Michigan Press Association, of which Tri-City Times is a member....more>
January 11, 2017

Tax tips from the experts in Almont Jan. 12th

Small business owners are always interested in finding ways to maximize the tools available when it comes to overhead and paying the bills. An opportunity to do just that is presenting itself in Almont, when the Almont Area Chamber of Commerce hosts Tom and Debbie Valentine at their next 'Wake Up With Almont' meeting at 7:30 a....more>
January 04, 2017

List helps keep elected officials accountable

With the dawning of a new year and a seemingly endless election cycle in the rearview mirror, there are some significant changes in some major roles in local government underway....more>
December 28, 2016

Working K9s are valuable resource

Dogs. They're called man's best friend, and they're capable of feats no man can rival. Add some intense training to the mix and you get the remarkable working K9....more>
December 21, 2016

Give gift of life this season

Tis the season of giving and perhaps there's no better gift than life-giving blood. As freezing temperatures and harsh weather grips the area, the American Red Cross is urging eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets to help meet the constant need for blood this winter....more>
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