It seems we all know that isolation is not good for health and well-being. We need to be in each other’s physical presence.
A few weeks ago, a friend of mine announced her child had come out as non-binary. For those even more out of touch than me, the overly simplified explanation is the child does not identify as male or female.
Letters to the Editor
The COVID-19 virus has made 2020 a turning point year for humankind. This new virus has infected millions and has contributed to the deaths of many thousands.
In many ways our world has been changed due to COVID-19 but, one thing that hasn’t changed is the dedication of the Verona Area School District’s Support Staff. Even when the “safer at home” order was in place, members of the school district’s support staff had been working to keep our stude…
I read with interest and agreement last week’s guest column in Community Voices concerning a media post the writer had seen. Like that writer, my parents were children of the 1930s with my father also having served in WWII.
Hearing about the grants going to bars and restaurants in Verona, there are some businesses I really hope none of the funds go to.
My family has been farming in Dane County for 120 years, and I’m proud to run our century farm. We started as dairy farmers and then transitioned to raising steer feeders and growing grain that includes corn, soybeans, and wheat. Most of the grain I sell goes to ethanol plants.
I am writing to protest the new Dane County Order requiring all people 5 years of age and older to wear face coverings while out in public buildings.
There’s a lot more of us out and about, a lot less mask-wearing and less social distancing too. It’s understandable. We’ve had this enormous helping of cabin fever heaped on us these past few months.
On its June 11, 2020, Opinion page, The Verona Press published a letter to the editor critical of my involvement with a lawsuit now pending in Federal Court. The author of that letter premised his criticism on a falsehood.
Reading about the lawsuit claiming that Governor Evers’ stay-at-home orders are unconstitutional, depriving Verona seniors of their chance to graduate at the usual time, I thought about my great niece, who lives in another state, and who will be missing her long-awaited graduation ceremony, …
I write to you today to show my support and high recommendation for the McKenzie Apartment Companies plan for the redevelopment of Sugar Creek/New Century Charter School land.
Regarding the proposed redevelopment of the 12 acres surrounding the former Sugar Creek Elementary school, I encourage the Community Development Authority, the Common Council, residents, etc., to consider the following, significant, unique benefits of the Northpointe/Avante proposal: