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Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:14 am
 Y BLOCK IMPROVEMENTSThe first thing that caught my eye when I opened up Illinois Times last week (“Park-ing problems,” James Krohe Jr., May 25) was the architectural rendering of the Y block...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:29 am
FOOD WEEK FANI again wanted to extend my appreciation to Illinois Times, participating restaurants and sponsors for another great 217 Food Week. In addition, the sponsors who provided the prize packag...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:18 am
 HUNTER LAKE ALTERNATIVESSpringfield city officials are changing the decades-old design for Hunter Lake. They are considering reducing the lake capacity from about 21 million gallons per day to a...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:18 am
We welcome letters. Please include your full name, address and telephone number. We edit all letters. Send them to editor@illinoistimes.com.PROGRESS ON THE PAPERSIn the April 13 Illinois Times, Al...
Thursday, May 4, 2017 12:01 am
HOLD ON TO DREAMSAfter the women’s movement marches earlier this year, new and emerging leaders organized the recent Springfield Women’s March, held April 25. I’ve been watching and admiring the...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 12:18 am
MASTER PLAN FOR TREESAs Arbor Day approaches, it is sad to see Springfield having lost so many of its trees to storm damage and disease over the last few years. The downtown, neighborhoods and parks h...
Thursday, April 20, 2017 12:18 am
 UNDOING PLANNED PARENTHOODIt seems quite clear that President Trump and much of Congress are heck-bent on getting rid of the funding for Planned Parenthood. The recent order signed by the presid...
Thursday, April 13, 2017 12:28 am
 GOOD GOVERNINGOur current governor still has no clue what governing is. It is not about issuing ultimatums; it is about working with the legislature, no matter what party or length of time in of...
Thursday, April 6, 2017 12:17 am
 WORKING WITH DEMSTrump says he wants to work with the Democrats now. Good. Please start by apologizing to Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, then, as a show of sincerity, withdraw Neil Gorsuch fr...
Thursday, March 30, 2017 12:19 am
 RIDGELY VILLAGE HALLHistory is the essence of our city. So, what sense does it make to wipe out a facet of Springfield’s rich history by destroying another of our historic buildings and adding...


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