Letters to the Editor, May 25, 2022

A scholar coach to celebrate As the school year comes to a close, I’m writing to celebrate someone who has dedicated the last four years to supporting our students. As an AmeriCorps member with the Total Learning Classroom initiative of…

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Letters to the Editor, May 11, 2022

Maintain protections for rentersAs a longtime Saint Paul resident and voter, I am dismayed that the Minnesota Senate Housing Finance and Policy Committee would pass a measure to ban rent control and rent stabilization measures statewide (MyVillager, April 27). What…

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Letters to the Editor, April 27, 2022

Madness of nuclear proliferationI am growing increasingly convinced that we human beings must subconsciously desire our own destruction. What other explanation can there be for our wanton disregard for our survival? The conscious and willful destruction of our environment and…

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Letters to the Editor, April 13, 2022

Don’t mow the grass this MayTwin Cities suburbs such as West Saint Paul and Edina are ahead of Saint Paul in officially adopting No Mow May, a growing movement to protect pollinators by forgoing yard work until bees and other…

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Letters to the Editor, March 30, 2022

Our place in the sun I read with interest your article about plans for a solar array atop Area C at the former Ford Plant (MyVillager, March 9). Hopefully, the array would not inhibit the necessary cleanup of the toxic…

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Letters to the Editor, March 9, 2022

Support student mental health For years, the Saint Paul Federation of Educators (SPFE), parents and community members have been clamoring to increase mental health support services in our public schools. One of the side effects of the COVID-19 pandemic has…

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Letters to the Editor, February 23, 2022

The kindness of neighbors Hands down, it’s been a rough couple of years. All of us could use a boost of positivity. Hopefully, the following acts of kindness will strengthen your belief that there is far more good out there…

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Letters to the Editor, February 9, 2022

Make public safety a priority A woman on Osceola Avenue had to convince armed carjackers recently to allow her to get the toddler out of her car before they stole it. This event gave us pause to ask, “When is…

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Letters to the Editor, January 26, 2022

The mania of some motorists Where oh where is Q? I want a James Bond car tricked out with 20-inch drill bits that at the touch of a button emerge from the rear of my car, boring holes straight through…

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Letters to the Editor, January 12, 2022

Taking exception to rent controlThe numerous articles documenting what is wrong with the new rent control ordinance in Saint Paul confirms why I voted “no.” The slogan “Keep Saint Paul Home” on postcards and signs sure sounded good, and I’m…

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Letters to the editor, December 22, 2021

Revising rent control Saint Paul Mayor Melvin Carter and a few members of the City Council were all for the rent control ballot initiative. The people opposed to the initiative predicted this would make Saint Paul unfriendly to new developments,…

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Letters to the Editor, December 8, 2021

A recipe for decreased ridership An article in the November 10 issue of MyVillager spoke of the greatly declining numbers of riders on Metro Transit. That’s no mystery to me. First, they took out bus stops along the No. 63…

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