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Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:01 am
 BLUFF UGLYThis is a comment in response to the April 16 article (“Paying for downtown” by Bruce Rushton) about the development proposed for Fourth and Madison streets by Bluffstone...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 12:01 am
POLICING POLICEPolice management needs to develop a system wherein good cops can report bad cops without the fear of reprisal. Certainly there is a natural sense of loyalty among the police and/or a f...
Thursday, May 7, 2015 12:01 am
 HISTORY COMES ALIVE IS DEADThe Lincoln funeral procession has come and gone, and from my vantage point as curator of historic Edwards Place, it was a smashing success. So many people coming to t...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:01 am
TEA PARTY ON IHPARemember when President Obama made his announcement and VP choice at the historic Old State Capitol? It was IHPA that gave him special permission to do so, although the site is n...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:01 am
 WATCHING THE WATCHERSI am even more concerned about license-plate readers in the community than Khadine Bennett of the ACLU (“Watching the watchers,” Alan Kozeluh, April 9). Crime-fighting t...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
MED SCHOOL MINORITIESKudos to Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, which has extremely competitive admission requirements, for achieving a 15 percent minority medical student enrollment, w...
Thursday, April 9, 2015 12:01 am
 SAY NO TO CAFOsIt is with sadness and disgust that I’ve learned about the proposed mega-hog operations for Menard and Cass counties. My husband, Dale, and I are from Wisconsin but lived in Peo...
Thursday, April 2, 2015 12:01 am
 HOW TO MAKE AMENDSChris Britt’s cartoon in the Mar. 26 Illinois Times showed ex-Congressman Aaron Schock on his way to join some of Illinois’ infamous in the big house. Recently&nb...
Thursday, March 26, 2015 12:01 am
 WHY PARLORS EXISTMy name is Matt Gietl, and I am an owner of Miss Kimmees gaming parlors in Springfield. I do not understand the beating our establishments take (“Sweeping up ‘broom closet�...
Thursday, March 19, 2015 12:01 am
 RECENT RESIGNATIONSI would like to address recent events that concern me and many others with whom I have spoken. These events are the three recent resignations of local elected officials in the...

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