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Letters to the Editor

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The city of Girard is wrong to charge 1,500 Liberty residents the second-highest water rates in Ohio. It does not cost Girard any more money to send water a couple blocks away. Those 1,500 residents and all Liberty residents should boycott Girard businesses. Let those businesses know what you ...

Infrastructure bills needed for our future

DEAR EDITOR: These United States is facing two distinct problems: the lack of physical and human infrastructure. The bipartisan infrastructure bill provides a much-needed solution to fix our neglected physical infrastructure. Both the United States and Ohio score a C- on infrastructure. This ...

Direction about masks within Ohio is unclear

DEAR EDITOR: I am confused by Ohio Department of Health business directives. Are employees and customers required or recommended, with or without a COVID-19 vaccine, to wear face coverings? Ohio public school employees and students are recommended. Responsible Restart Ohio protocols for ...

All new mothers need good health coverage

DEAR EDITOR: There is a great racial disparity regarding African-American maternal deaths related to pregnancy and post-birth complications. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, maternal mortality rate for African-American women is 41 per 100,000 births compared with ...

You can’t legislate the poor into wealth

DEAR EDITOR: You cannot legislate the poor into prosperity by legislating the wealthy out of prosperity. What one person receives without working, another person must work for without receiving. The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from ...

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I have talked to many people regarding the proposed changes to the state Route 82-Howland Wilson Road intersection, and not one single person is in favor of the plans. What will this mean for emergency vehicle response times? School buses? Shouldn’t taxpayers, who will be funding this ...