A letter about the gun votes in Montpelier

Dear Editor, The gun bills I supported tried to balance a law-abiding citizen’s rights with an attempt to improve public safety. These changes to our gun laws are just one part of the solution to address the mass shootings. We … Continued

Thank you to AARP volunteers

Dear Editor, The Bellows Falls Area Senior Center would like to thank our incredible volunteers from the AARP Tax Preparation division. Vicki Lucius, Paul Sackevich, Andrew Thompson, and Linda Lennox collectively donated over 215 hours of their time, while processing … Continued

Something to write home about for April

Dear Editor, Thoughts about guns By the time readers have this article, Gov. Scott will have signed the various gun safety bills. The discussion has been intense. In one 24-hour stretch I was accused of “shredding the Constitution” for supporting … Continued

Thank you to all who participated in our Weatherization campaign

Dear Editor, The Springfield Energy Committee recently collaborated with Vital Communities on a Weatherization Campaign to encourage Springfielders to insulate and seal their homes. As an incentive, people who participated received a free walk through, and those who sign a … Continued

Nitka’s notes from the State House for April 12, 2018

Dear Editor, For several years, some members of the House of Representatives wanted to pass a law that would allow salvia testing for the presence of drugs that impaired persons while driving. There were skeptics that felt that it was … Continued

Thank you from the family of Hazel Beaulieau

Dear Editor, The family of Hazel Beaulieau would like to express their sincere appreciation to the Gill Home and staff for the excellent care and support of Hazel over the past seven plus years. To the ladies and friends of … Continued

A letter from State Rep. Kelly Pajala

Dear Editor, The legislature meets from Tuesday to Friday, so Mondays are often the one day of the week when legislators have the opportunity to spend time back in their home districts. Last Monday, in the midst of my brain … Continued

A letter about the supposed “tax cuts”

Dear Editor, I just filled my taxes. I’ve been hearing about lots of politicians slapping themselves on the back over the new “tax cut.” I’ve also noticed the news media referring to the “tax cut.” It’s not a “tax cut” … Continued

We cannot compare kids today to kids back then

Dear Editor, I read a Letter to the Editor in the March 28, 2018 Shopper. I was surprised at the comparison of the Cold War to today’s kids. We truly cannot compare the two. The media back during the Cold … Continued

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