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Letters to the Editor


<b>LETTER:</b> Not all short-term rentals cause problems

LETTER: Not all short-term rentals cause problems

'STRs do create a service by bringing tourists to a region,' says area short-term rental operator
LETTER: Rural communities, not just farms, must be preserved

LETTER: Rural communities, not just farms, must be preserved

'Merely preserving farmland just gives us a Joni Mitchell-style outdoor museum of isolated stand-alone reserves,' letter writer says
<b>LETTER:</b> Any MBL plans should be deferred until vote

LETTER: Any MBL plans should be deferred until vote

'The picture of the possible condo development plan stands in stark contrast to what the area should and could be,' writer says
<b>LETTER:</b> A bright idea in a roundabout way

LETTER: A bright idea in a roundabout way

Driver impressed with 'brilliant' roundabout between Midland and Penetanguishene
LETTER: Hope that Penetanguishene TCE gets to conservative level

LETTER: Hope that Penetanguishene TCE gets to conservative level

Five micrograms per litre of trichloroethylene too high as a safe level of drinking water, reader says
<b>LETTER:</b> Seeds of dialogue can reap farmland preservation

LETTER: Seeds of dialogue can reap farmland preservation

It's vital 'to educate people about the ... scale with which food must be grown to meet the extreme food shortage threats faced globally,' says letter writer
<b>LETTER:</b> Snowmobile clubs help clear trails in winter

LETTER: Snowmobile clubs help clear trails in winter

'Not sure why you were trying to throw snowmobiles under the bus,' local sledder says as he takes issue with column on e-bikes
<b>LETTER:</b> E-bikers aren't biggest problem on local trails

LETTER: E-bikers aren't biggest problem on local trails

'How many seniors will we put at risk if we force them onto the roads?' reader asks
<b>COLUMN:</b> MBL plan fails to give the people what they want

COLUMN: MBL plan fails to give the people what they want

'Just because you live here and have been thinking about the Midland Bay Landing property for years...doesn’t mean you have any insight,' author says regarding how powers that be seem to feel
<b>COLUMN:</b> Rude, oblivious behaviours biggest trail issues

COLUMN: Rude, oblivious behaviours biggest trail issues

Does it make sense for Midland to ban e-bikes, but not snowmobiles? asks editor, who's also an avid cyclist and dog walker. 'Don’t get me started on dirt bikes or ATVs, whose riders occasionally sneak onto public trails'