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Dryden man seeks congressional seat (From 7-19-2015 County Press)

Posted by William Gavette on July 19, 2015 at 11:20am 0 Comments

                     BY ALEX PETRIE

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controversy surrounding the confederate flag: by Will

Posted by Tim Lintz on July 17, 2015 at 5:37pm 0 Comments

There has been a lot of recent controversy surrounding the confederate flag. We are in the process of removing it from all public display, use, sale, and possession.

I must point out that this fervent activity is about much more than removing this one symbol from public life. This is merely the opening pretext that will be used by radical historical revisionists for removing other symbols of our American history and culture.

There are now calls for the cleansing…

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Editorial - Lapeer Schools finishing a fine ‘first’ year (From 5-31 Lapeer County Press)

Posted by William Gavette on May 31, 2015 at 4:47am 0 Comments

 With the school year winding down to just a few days, we want to salute the more than 500 graduating seniors of the “new” Lapeer High School. Congratulations grads on completing your high school career, and for your successful part in Lapeer’s return to a single high school for the first time in 37 years.

We also want to salute Lapeer’s school board,…

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Memorial Day Events. ( From the 5-25-County Press)

Posted by William Gavette on May 25, 2015 at 9:00am 0 Comments

Memorial Day

Parade, ceremonies to honor those who gave all

BY PHIL FOLEY

810-452-2616 • pfoley@mihomepaper.com

LAPEER COUNTY — For many people Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer. It’s a time to put the boat in the water, fire up the grill and have fun with the family.

There are those, however, who know what it really means. Originally established as Decoration Day, a day to decorate the graves of Civil War dead, it has evolved into Memorial…

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What types of issues would you like to see the Lapeer Tea Party involved with for the coming year??

Started by William Gavette Jan 12. 0 Replies

   The longer we are together, the more issues seem to call our attention. What are the types of issues that you would like to see us get involved with in the coming year? Fuel tax hikes, Common…Continue

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Dryden man seeks congressional seat (From 7-19-2015 County Press)

                     BY ALEX PETRIE810-452-2609 • apetrie@mihomepaper.com  Paul Mitchell DRYDEN TWP. — He refers to the past, not as a goal or a destination, or something to which we should return, but as a measuring stick, a series of markers.The past is something one must study in…See More
Jul 19
Myra Bray is now a member of Lapeer County Tea Party
Jul 18
Tim Lintz posted a blog post

controversy surrounding the confederate flag: by Will

There has been a lot of recent controversy surrounding the confederate flag. We are in the process of removing it from all public display, use, sale, and possession.I must point out that this fervent activity is about much more than removing this one symbol from public life. This is merely the opening pretext that will be used by radical historical revisionists for removing other symbols of our American history and culture.There are now calls for the cleansing of the American flag from our…See More
Jul 17
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Editorial - Lapeer Schools finishing a fine ‘first’ year (From 5-31 Lapeer County Press)

 With the school year winding down to just a few days, we want to salute the more than 500 graduating seniors of the “new” Lapeer High School. Congratulations grads on completing your high school career, and for your successful part in Lapeer’s return to a single high school for the first time in 37 years.We also want to salute Lapeer’s school board, administration, teachers, staff and the rest of the student body for showing our community that the challenge of change can be met with a positive…See More
May 31
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Memorial Day Events. ( From the 5-25-County Press)

Memorial DayParade, ceremonies to honor those who gave allBY PHIL FOLEY810-452-2616 • pfoley@mihomepaper.comLAPEER COUNTY — For many people Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer. It’s a time to put the boat in the water, fire up the grill and have fun with the family.There are those, however, who know what it really means. Originally established as Decoration Day, a day to decorate the graves of Civil War dead, it has evolved into Memorial Day, a day to remember all who’ve fallen in the…See More
May 25
Tim Lintz posted a blog post

MAY TEA PARTY MEETING SUMMARY by Tim Lintz

MAY TEA PARTY MEETING SUMMARY As you may expect the big news this month was the resounding defeat of the increase in the sales tax from 6% to 7%.    May I say thank you to all those who took the time to vote.  When we work together good things can happen.At the May Lapeer Tea Party meeting people’s concerns about fracking in our state was heard and discussed.  As you may know fracking is a form of extracting oil and gas from the areas in the earth that have been too hard to reach in the past. …See More
May 10
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May 1
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Wandrie on short list for Grosse Pointe job - (From the 4-19 County Press)

       Wandrie on short list for Grosse Pointe jobBY JEFF HOGAN810-452-2640 • Jhogan@mihomepaper.com   Matt Wandrie LAPEER — Matt Wandrie, superintendent of Lapeer Community Schools (LCS) since July 2011, is one of three finalists who will interview Monday evening to lead the Grosse Pointe Public…See More
Apr 19
D. Wayne Van Sickle is now a member of Lapeer County Tea Party
Apr 19
Tim Lintz posted a blog post

LAPEER TEA PARTY MEETING SUMMARY by Tim Lintz

LAPEER TEA PARTY MEETING SUMMARYOn April 7, 2015 the Lapeer County Tea Party held its monthly meeting at 7:00 PM at Maple Grove Church on Maple Grove Road in Lapeer. It was an exciting meeting with two guest speakers, State Senator Phil Pavlov and State Rep. from the 82 District Todd Courser. Both men spoke before an audience of over 80 people. They each talked about what was going on in their area of government (Senate & House). They spoke about their personal position on issues coming to…See More
Apr 17
David Edward Bloch posted a blog post

State Rankings for Services Received vs. Taxes Paid - Michigan is 46th.

The Blaze.com has an article ranking states according to the value of services received vs. the taxes paid.  Michigan ranked 46th, meaning there are only four states that are worse than Michigan.  If Proposal 1 passes, Michigan will probably have the disgraceful stigma of being the worst state in the nation for services rendered vs. taxes paid.  Below is a link to the article:…See More
Apr 14
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Officials to draft ballot language for road millage (From the 4-8 County Press)

BY JEFF HOGAN810-452-2640 • jhogan@mihomepaper.comDale KerbysonLAPEER — Lapeer Clerk Donna Cronce was given the green light Monday evening by the Lapeer City Commission to begin to draft ballot language should the city decide at a later date to run a city-wide road millage next November.The Lapeer…See More
Apr 11
Tim Lintz posted a blog post

MICHIGAN IS TAXED ENOUGHT by Carol Brown

March 31, 2015 Michigan is Taxed Enough AlreadyThe television advertisements make it sound like Michigan Ballot Prop 1 is Michigan’s last chance to fix our roads. It uses dishonest language to deceive us into thinking the gas tax will be eliminated. It does not say it will be replaced with a higher wholesale tax that Concerned Taxpayers of Michigan estimate will raise gas prices by about 10 cents a gallon, raise state sales tax to 7%, raise vehicle registration taxes and increase our federal…See More
Apr 8
William Gavette posted a blog post

LCBT warns about robocall debit card fraud (From the 4-1-2015 County Press)

LAPEER — Lapeer County Bank & Trust is warning both their customers and the general public about fraudulent “robocalls” being made to Lapeer-area residents saying their debit cards have been compromised and asking for debit card information.LCBT is aware of “hundreds and perhaps thousands” of automated calls that were made to Lapeer-area residents in the evening hours on Monday. The bank has posted the following information on their website under the heading Debit Card Fraud Calls:“LCBT…See More
Apr 1
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Here’s what you missed! Meeting Recap from Director Tim Lintz (from 3-8-2015 County Press)

Last month our letter invited everyone, regardless of political doctrine, to come to our March 3rd meeting to see what our meetings are all about. Our meetings try to keep everyone informed about things happening in our government that may impact all of us.We bring in experts on matters to give you the facts. You’ll hear the pros and cons of the matter and then you can make up your own mind on how to proceed on the issue. You can ask the experts questions to thoroughly understand the issue. Our…See More
Mar 8
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