Opinion

Other bluff considerations…

To the Editor: Recently, you published an article about tree trimming on West Bluff (M-119) in Harbor Springs, and I’d like a chance to clarify several facts that are not clear in the article. This response represents input from a large group of neighbors that live on West Bluff. The city recently informed us that tree trimming, or even canopying […]

Keep barge in harbor…

The following letter to the Harbor Springs City Council was also submitted as a Letter to the Editor. To the Harbor Springs City Council: As a permanent resident of the greater Harbor Springs area and a boat owner using the harbor, I would encourage you to consider the value of retaining theWD&D (Walstrom Dock & Dredge) barge in the harbor. […]

Other bluff considerations…

To the Editor: Recently, you published an article about tree trimming on West Bluff (M-119) in Harbor Springs, and I’d like a chance to clarify several facts that are not clear in the article. This response represents input from a large group of neighbors that live on West Bluff. The city recently informed us that tree trimming, or even canopying […]

Keep barge in harbor…

The following letter to the Harbor Springs City Council was also submitted as a Letter to the Editor. To the Harbor Springs City Council: As a permanent resident of the greater Harbor Springs area and a boat owner using the harbor, I would encourage you to consider the value of retaining theWD&D (Walstrom Dock & Dredge) barge in the harbor. […]

What it’s like to fly during a pandemic

CONFESSIONS OF A COLLEGE PARK MOM

Typically in August, I share tips and tricks for simplifying morning routines or saving money on school supplies. This year, I am sharing my experience flying on an airplane dressed like a nuclear engineer during a worldwide pandemic. Wouldn’t have seen that one coming a year ago! Ten and Eight (their names, not their ages, but it’s easier this way) […]

Urban farm in Parramore brings fresh produce and opportunity to neighborhood

CARDINAL OBSERVATIONS

There’s a buzz in Parramore, and not only in a figurative sense. South Street Urban Farm just got their beehives delivered this month, and that’s just one of the many exciting things happening at this farm at 626 W. South St. What’s the big deal about a farm in Parramore? Urban farms in general are environmentally friendly. Here are a […]

Letters supporting brick street maintenance submitted to City


Last November we told you about efforts led by residents to have brick street repair added to the City’s annual transportation budget ( yourcommunitypaper.com/articles/saving-brick-streets-in-historic-downtown). At the time, City Commissioner Patty Sheehan said that requesting money to repair and maintain brick streets was an annual battle. A letter of support was circulated among the Downtown Orlando neighborhood associations to encourage the […]


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