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Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 12:01 am
RAISING DISTRICT 186 FEESI have been following with interest the variety of proposed tax increases to benefit School District 186. I should begin by acknowledging that a strong school system is paramo...
Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 12:01 am
 FILM FEST BACKGROUNDI was excited and pleased to see your article in the Illinois Times about the Route 66 Film Festival [Nov. 1 and 2 at Capital City Bar and Grill. Go to illinoistimes.com for ...
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 12:49 pm
PHOTO BY DAVID HINE GAME-LOVEMr. Krohe seems a bit negative in this article. (“Courting new fans: The Velasco Tennis Center opens in Washington Park,” James Krohe Jr., Oct. 17). I’m a prett...
Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 12:01 am
Other cast members look on as Henry Drummond (Jim Dahlquist, right) questions Matthew Brady (Rich McCoy, left) PHOTO BY DONNA LOUNSBERRY INHERIT JUST BAD“Is it timeless or just old?” asks Zac...
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 12:00 am
Though the plans for Springfield’s railroad consolidation on the 10th Street corridor are set, funding is still uncertain and the community is still divided. PHOTO BY PATRICK YEAGLE MOVE THAT T...
Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 01:03 pm
NAPALM IS A WAR CRIMESixty-three years ago atop a high ridge in the hills of North Korea, we were ready to open defensive fire against the sons of Chinese rice farmers climbing up to meet us, when a g...
Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 05:14 pm
FOR RENT I have been a Muni season ticket holder for more than 25 years. I have watched this Springfield icon grow and evolve into the top notch, incredible production company that this small central ...
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 02:56 pm
REMEMBER THE ALAMO I have written letters to the editor on a variety of issues but have never written one appreciating food served by a local eatery. I am doing it the first time here. I just could no...
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 03:27 pm
SEEKING ARTISANSThe Illinois Artisans Program is approaching its 30th year. We would like to invite you to become part of this unique and growing program. Created in 1985 by Gov. James R. Thompson, th...
Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 03:27 pm
The intersection of Chatham Road at Cherry Road southbound has no left turn lane onto Cherry, only a green arrow.PHOTO BY ANITA STIENSTRA ONE LEFT TURN DESERVES ANOTHER
A letter writer recently (“Lawrence Road Blocks,” Tyre W. Rees, Aug. 22) noted the need for left turn lanes on Lawr...


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