All posts tagged "Douglas Hartman"
Letter: You get what you pay for
Asking voters to approve any increase in funds to any community asset is a challenge, particularly in these times. However, near-term shortsightedness can result in great long-term damage that ultimately costs each taxpayer much more. The people...
- Posted March 6, 2014
Letter: The last, best chance for the Sugar Grove Library
Finally, after four months of community outrage, the Sugar Grove Library Board has taken a turn toward restoring sanity to the precarious financial situation and acknowledging the possibility they made a mistake.
- Posted October 27, 2011
SG Library Board votes in favor of mediation with former director
Measure opens the door to possible return of Hughes SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Library Board at its meeting on Oct. 13 voted 4-3 in favor of mediation between board trustees and former library director Beverly Holmes Hughes.
- Posted October 21, 2011
Letter: Dollars and (non)sense at the Sugar Grove Library
Three months after the Sugar Grove Library Board fired the respected director Beverly Holmes Hughes, why is the controversy continuing and growing? Why won’t the community just “move on”?
- Posted October 6, 2011
Guest Editorial: Sugar Grove Public Library outrage will not go away
The turmoil at the Sugar Grove Library will not fade. Why, for over two months, does the outrage and unrest not only continue but grow?
- Posted September 22, 2011
Letter: A Legacy of shame
As many of you are aware, on July 14, the board summarily and without explanation fired the library director of 21 years, Beverly Holmes Hughes.
- Posted August 11, 2011
Guest Editorial: Shame on Sugar Grove Library Board
by Douglas Hartman Sugar Grove is a less-friendly, sadder place today. In a display of callousness more representative of a Mid-East autocracy than a Midwest community, the Sugar Grove Library Board summarily and without comment fired the Library...
- Posted July 28, 2011
Letter: Sugar Grove Library in danger
The Sugar Grove Library is in danger from actions taken by its Board of Trustees. The board has failed to properly understand funding.
- Posted July 8, 2010