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Pat’s Bits & Pieces- On the weather and gas prices

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Well April Fool’s Day has come and gone and spring still isn’t here. Even Mother Nature got in the act this year when she played a…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- April is here – maybe spring?

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent I’ve seen so many jokes about the arrival of spring lately, there’s no question that it is what is constantly on everybody’s mind. The Associated Press…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- Spring? Well maybe

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Well it is officially here! The first day of spring arrived this morning (Wednesday) at 7:30 a.m. according to the news. I just wish someone would…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- How about a little help with saving the roads?

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent At the Grant Township meeting this week, someone said “It’s coming. All of our paved roads will have to be turned back into gravel. We just…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- Feds really need to learn how to budget

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent I sure wish our state and federal legislators would get their s— together. Michigan is looking at $140 million in federal budget cuts because of the…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- Marvelous muddy March is here!!

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Today is possibly my favorite day of the whole year. Oh, it isn’t my birthday, anniversary or any special day at all. It is just the…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- Be extra careful out there!

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent I am tired of talking about the weather and I am sure you are tired of hearing about it, so guess I will write this week’s…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- OMG – It’s still February

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Well it is, but it’s now officially half over. If you haven’t guessed, I’m talking about February again and now there’s only 13 more days to…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- No signs of spring yet!!

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Our winter cold snap is continuing with only a couple brief forays by the mercury up into the 30s over the past two weeks. The thermometer…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- Waterfront — all around us

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Over the years, the Old Farmer’s Almanac has said more than once that March is the most changeable month. Normally I would agree with that, but…