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Letters to the Editor

Mamma Mia’ a gift to the community

The gift of the “Mamma Mia” production that the Old Brick Playhouse Executive Director Missy McCollam, staff and community participants brought to the Rotary Amphitheater was a great joy. Ms. McCollam’s opening remarks hit spot-on when she said we were privileged to sit under the ...

Justice’s support for Trump questioned

I found out our governor is referring to holding accountable the mob who invaded our nation’s capitol, maiming and killing as they went, as “political theatre.” Then he characterized Trump as “on point,” twice-impeached Trump who “did a heck of a job,” according to Justice. ...

Reader: American dream isn’t dead

Robert Ware says the American Dream is dead. Let us reject pessimism and embrace optimism. Every civilization changes over time. Every civilization has progress and setbacks. Robert Ware says people who study hard and work hard can’t get ahead any more. Where’s his proof? He must ...

Has the American Dream been killed?

Is the American Dream dead. Does it even matter? Have you ever wondered what the American dream is? To me it includes owning your own house, starting a family, having a stable job or owning your own business. Like many of my generation, I grew up believing the American dream. I studied ...

Randolph must keep youth in the county

I am writing in to express an opinion as to why we cannot get our young people to stay in Randolph County and what we could do about it. First, start in Beverly. You finally have two restaurants, Betty’s Boots and Diner and Mi Fiesta, which is a start. This is to be visited by tourists, but ...

Fossil fuels, solar panels and the Ukraine

If our government actually wanted to get away from fossil fuels it would have spent the $54 billion that we have given away to the Ukraine on solar panels. That amount would put 1.7 million American homes off our electrical grid altogether. If they wanted to “save” the planet it is ...