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Opinion

Revise the Wilmington short-term rental law

Letters to the editor

To the editor: Cities and towns across the U.S. are grappling with how to manage short-term rentals (STRs). While STRs can have a positive effect on a community by increasing tax revenues and tourism, they also can create significant problems by decreasing the quality-of-life at neighboring ...

Castelli’s position on abortion rights

Letters to the editor

To the editor: Rep. Elise Stefanik’s co-sponsorship of a national abortion ban is an assault on equal rights and an affront to New York’s history as a leader in reproductive justice. In 1970, three years before Roe v. Wade was decided by the U.S. Supreme Court, New York state’s ...

Why NY-21 should choose Castelli

Letters to the editor

To the editor: Do you want a representative who: Votes no against your best interests and then takes credit when the money appears? Is against a woman’s right to choose her own healthcare decisions? Is against any kind of sensible gun control? Voted to overturn your vote in the 2020 ...

A possible solution to the farm wage debate

Letters to the editor

To the editor: There has been much discussion and political posturing about the proposal to change the rules on overtime for farm workers. Currently, farm workers have to work more than 60 hours in a week to get overtime pay. The proposal is to gradually phase in a change to make it mandatory ...

Thoughts as the general election approaches

Letters to the editor

To the editor: As the general election approaches, I think about the needs of our community and our nation. Most importantly, we need to protect our basic constitutional right to vote and ensure election security by passing voting rights legislation and election protection measures. We ...

Park name honors Ken Garwood

Columns

Thanks to Justin Garwood, Ken Garwood’s grandson, the park at the corner of Broadway and Ampersand Avenue has been officially named and blessed by a unanimous vote of the village board under Mayor Jimmy Williams as “Ken Garwood POW Park.” It must have been a year ago that Justin called ...