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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Letters to the Editor, November 24, 2021

For a more inclusive SPPS The Saint Paul NAACP has been in discussions with the Saint Paul school district concerning Envision SPPS for the better part of this year. In advance of the School Board vote on December 1, the…

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Letters to the Editor, November 10, 2021

Rethinking school busing I have noticed in the last few years that whenever I see a school bus, it either has no children or only a handful of children in it. It seems the days of packed school buses in…

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Letters to the Editor, October 27, 2021

Re-elect Vue and Foster to boardAs a parent of three boys in the Saint Paul Public Schools and a committed public education advocate, I was happy to see MyVillager highlight the eight candidates running for School Board in the September…

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Letters to the Editor, Election Edition: Our readers’ endorsements

Re-elect Vue and Foster to boardAs a parent of three boys in the Saint Paul Public Schools and a committed public education advocate, I was happy to see MyVillager highlight the eight candidates running for School Board in the September…

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Letters to the Editor, October 13, 2021

Masks protect schoolchildrenI am writing because of a letter to the editor I saw (“The madness of masks,” MyVillager Inbox, September 29). I disagree in every possible way. Even though we have to wear masks, we are still very friendly…

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Letters to the Editor, September 29, 2021

Vote ‘yes’ for a richer Saint Paul A comfortable, safe, stable and affordable home is a prerequisite to becoming part of a community and is deserved by all. Unfortunately, some renters are treated as undeserving of this basic right, a…

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Letters to the Editor, September 15, 2021

Let’s get back to basics at City Hall Enough is enough! We’ve got an election coming, and we need to remember that we have a mayor who knows no limits on raising taxes and spending money on new programs of…

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Letters to the Editor, September 1, 2021

A head-scratching city budget Most of Saint Paul Mayor Melvin Carter’s plan for the 2022 city budget is gobbledygook. It sounds good, but it is chock full of head-scratching questions with vague to no answers (MyVillager, August 18). The mayor…

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Letters to the Editor, August 18, 2021

Save the planet, water a tree All over town, newly planted trees and mature trees are dying from lack of sufficient water during this prolonged drought. It appears that some people with boulevard trees are too lazy to water them.…

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