We’ve all seen classic romantic comedy scenes when the sleepy husband rolls over to kiss his wife in the morning only to be met with a big fat kiss from his dog, or when he steps outside his home right into a heap of dog poop.
Over the last few weeks, I’ve felt saddened by the oppression, aggression and racism seen across the country, including despicable and hateful acts right here in Dane County.
Letters to the Editor
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:
As a resident of Verona for the past nine years, I have repeatedly heard from friends and neighbors that they desperately want a downtown destination in which they can shop, dine and enjoy.
John Wright, clerk/treasurer of the Town of Verona, has worked tirelessly to provide us with our right to a fair and open election.
I am writing to encourage everyone to vote for Deborah Biddle for the at-large seat on the Verona Area school board on April 7.