Posted inArchiveOpinion

Candidates can learn from village controversy

Over the next four months or so, those running for local office will need to formulate opinions on village finances, ethics, police protection, and the mother of all election topics: development in Forest Park. As the recent brouhaha over the parking proposal illustrates, nothing gets villagers in a blood boiling, finger pointing, accusation-throwing mood more than a plan to alter the landscape of the town with a significant development.