Letters to the Editor, January 25, 2023

What is the city trying to hide? The Saint Paul Parks and Recreation Department is attempting to steamroll a plan to build an off-road bicycle trail down Summit Avenue against the loud protests of its taxpaying citizens. The city asserts…

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Letters to the Editor, January 11, 2023

A CUP of prejudice“Ma’am, no student feels welcome in your neighborhood.” That was the response of an African American student when a University of Saint Thomas (UST) neighbor asked whether the student felt welcome in the neighborhood. The response was…

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Letters to the Editor, December 7, 2022

Just repave Summit Ave.I’m an avid, albeit seasonal, bicycle rider. During the warmer months, I find myself on Summit Avenue several times a week. It’s my major east-west route to many other trails around the Twin Cities. As such, I…

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Letters to the Editor, November 23, 2022

Dilemma of Summit Ave. trail It must be a great conundrum for tree-loving bicyclists to have historic Summit Avenue reconfigured for their noncarbon-footprint agenda. On the one hand, the cyclists want more shared space for their two-wheeled transporters. On the…

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Letters to the Editor, November 9, 2022

Hail to the chiefOn behalf of the St. Paul NAACP, I write to congratulate Mayor Melvin Carter on his appointment of Commander Axel Henry to be Saint Paul’s next chief of police.Commander Henry has long been an important and trusted…

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Letters to the Editor, October 26, 2022

Shrinking of the American dreamThe homes in the Highland and Macalester-Groveland neighborhoods reflect the times in which they were built. Examples include the razed farmhouse at Snelling and Lincoln avenues (now the parking lot of Sherman-Williams), which was probably the…

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Letters to the Editor, October 12, 2022

If we like our garbage hauler, will they let us keep ’em? I read with interest the recommendations for changes to the city of Saint Paul’s organized trash collection system (MyVillager, September 28). Before the citywide mandate, and after years…

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Letters to the Editor, August 31, 2022

Federal act is reducing inflationReading T.J. Sexton’s letter, “No antidote for inflation” (MyVillager Inbox, August 17), I was reminded of what my high school economics teacher told us: Those who lecture their opponents as people who “don’t understand economics” can…

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Letters to the Editor, August 17, 2022

Rent control is bound to failRegarding the letter to the editor from Marri Renne (“Rent control is still a bad idea,” MyVillager Inbox, August 3): With rent control, there will be increased property taxes for all homeowners. The value of…

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