Keeping the grass roots growing!!
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,…
Added by William Gavette on May 31, 2015 at 4:47am — No Comments
Parade, ceremonies to honor those who gave all
BY PHIL FOLEY
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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…Continue
Added by William Gavette on May 25, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Tim Lintz on May 10, 2015 at 7:21pm — No Comments
The polls open on May 5th to vote on Proposal 1. This proposal will determine if the sales tax is raised from 6 cents to 7 cents in Michigan. If you think this will never pass, don’t count on it. One of the problems is when people think like that and don’t bother to go to the polls to vote. Those in favor of it passing are counting on it! The fewer people going to the polls may just pass this bill.
There are so…Continue
Added by Tim Lintz on May 1, 2015 at 11:50am — No Comments
My opinion on the Proposal 1 Road Funding is that it is not a road funding proposal and does not even meet the criteria as a well thought out proposal. It is up for vote because Lansing could not agree on funding and left it up to the voters. Further, it represents a failure of the Governor and Legislature to do the job they were elected to do. Only a slight majority of the $2 Billion it raises goes to road funding, parts of this proposal go to increased educational funding,…Continue
Added by Tim Lintz on May 1, 2015 at 11:42am — No Comments