Candidate endorsement letters will be accepted only as paid letters. The charge will be $1.10 per word and must include the name of the person(s) who paid for the letter. Such letters can run on the letters page, but will be noted as paid advertisement. The Times reserves right of refusal fo…

As a reader since 1978, I am heartbroken to read the Webster-Kirkwood Times is stopping publication. Sadly, I do understand why and am even more heartbroken for the state of our world and the tremendous challenges we face.

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Thank you. I hope that after things get better, you will be able to reopen this publication. Each week I looked forward to and religiously read the times. Reading about the community and its activities kept all of us abreast of what was important to us. Thank you, again.

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I agree with Margie Freovigel, “We Need You” in the March 27 Mailbag. The Times not only delivers news that brings our community together but is also an avenue for citizens to express their views and voices, which is essential for the survival of our democracy. Many times, through our local …

Hi all — a quick note of support for the wonderful job you do. We as a community have been so fortunate to have your publication to help bring us together week after week. I don’t know what the future holds, but wanted to let you know I would GLADLY pay a subscription to receive the newspape…

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At this time citizens are focused on public health more than on public service. Our time of self-distancing offers an opportunity to consider how to be of service to our community in a meaningful way. Besides voting carefully for our elected officials, Kirkwood boards and commissions need ci…

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In the U.S. Census Bureau’s article by S. Colby, “Projection of Size and Composition of U.S. Population 2014 to 2060,” the U.S. population will grow slower with low fertility rate; using page 6, table 1, to obtain total U.S. population and the U.S. population under 18 years old; in 2020 unde…

I’ve stocked up on food and I am home isolating myself and my three kids, taking one day at a time. I hope many of you are doing the same. It is crucial that we do not overload our hospitals with the inevitable spread of COVID-19.  The more we stay home and practice social distancing the mor…

The solid reporting of the Webster-Kirkwood Times and your steady voices as its leaders have contributed more than any of us can quantify to the well-being of our communities. I’m deeply sorry to hear that the financial aftershocks of the corona virus are causing you to cut back, but hope yo…