Dear Editor – GMUHS proposed budget

The Green Mountain Union High School Board respectfully requests your support of the FY 2017-18 proposed budget on Town Meeting Day. The budget represents an increase in the amount to be raised by taxes of 2.4 percent, largely based on … Continued

Dear Editor -Springfield Winter Carnival

“And a grand time was had by all …” The 2017 Springfield Winter Carnival was an enormous success and provided laughs and memories for all that attended. The three-day event took place at Crown Point Country Club and would not … Continued

Dear Editor – Confidently vote yes

  On town meeting day we will be voting “yes” for Articles 8 and 9 on the Springfield ballot, and encourage our friends and neighbors to do the same. This is as much a vote of confidence for town leadership as it … Continued

Dear Editor – Chester for all?

There’s a movement afoot in Chester that seems intent upon driving the gentrification of our town. A small, but vocal and well-heeled minority is attempting to drive their agenda of making Chester into a sort of “main street USA” fantasy … Continued

Dear Editor – Springfield Community Players building

This summer the Springfield Community Players will produce its 97 year of quality amateur theater in the Southview School, a former elementary school built during World War II. We would like to continue to use the building, which is why … Continued

Dear Editor – Trump jeopardizing national security 

  As a former Naval Intelligence officer, I am concerned with the Administration’s adverse impact on our national security. It appears Trump campaign aides, including former Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, contacted Russian officials during the Presidential election, and this might have … Continued

Dear Editor – Endorsing Kelly Arrison

As the former owner of a long-term local business and a native of Chester, I heartily endorse Kelly Arrison for a one-year seat on the Chester Select Board. Kelly is a life-long resident and has owned Heads Up Motorsports for … Continued

Dear Editor – Vote yes to revitalize Springfield

I had the privilege of serving on Springfield’s Budget Advisory Committee for the coming year’s budget (2018). Committee members visited each town department to talk about the budget and to get a better grasp of the services that are provided; … Continued

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