Letters to the Editor
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I was admonished at the Nov. 9 zoning meeting, because I was starting to upset the chairperson because I was about to criticize the work of city staff in preparation for the hearing. Let me tell you, … more
These are the things that I learned at the November ninth Zoning Board meeting: When going to a meeting that lasts five hours, take a seat cushion and a pillow. Tourism is more important than … more
Once again, our community came together in order to create another spectacular Halloween parade. The parade itself is quite impressive, but the relatively unknown efforts of many people and … more
I represent District 9 on the Jo Daviess County Board. I am not the spokesman for the board. I chair the Finance, Tax and Budget Committee and serve on the Legislative Committee. I am aware that … more
Veterans Day will be celebrated on Nov. 11 to honor all those that have served our country with their time, talents and commitment. This day is intended to thank veterans for their sacrifices. It was … more
Having spent formative years growing up in Galena in the 1970s, I still have friends in town and follow events with interest, in part by subscribing to the Gazette. Recently, the zoning board and … more
City officials approved the Parker resort with an astonishing lack of interest in evidence, data or factual information. One case in point: the county engineer requested that a traffic study be … more
Time to talk about The Parker again. This time there’s new information: occupancy rates. These hadn’t been compiled for three years since 2019 so until October, no one at Galena City Hall … more
I was a student in world history when Mr. Wright took the class over as a student teacher in 1963. The articles in the paper surrounding his passing were tributes to his engagement as an academic and … more
A recent national poll revealed that 71 percent of Americans feel this mid-term election to be most critical. Control of Congress is at stake. State office holders are equally important. A similar … more
John Bernardi: Thank you for a great letter to the editor! in the Oct. 26 Gazette. Had to look up “Robespierres” https://bit.ly/3Woq6ye to perhaps understand the French connection. As … more
On election day, Nov. 8, voters in Jo Daviess County will see a referendum asking voters to approve exploratory means that would allow the Jo Daviess County Board to seek from the Illinois … more
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