Many hands make light work

Dear Editor, Many hands make light work. That’s exactly what happened when folks worked together in Cavendish. Stop by and take a look at the garden by the gazebo in Proctorsville. The wonderful contributors are Cavendish Community Fund for their … Continued

A letter from Dr. Dan Freilich for U.S. Congress

Dear Editor, I hope everyone’s having a great spring. May and June are so perfect in New England. As the Vermont Primary Election is nearing, Aug. 14, 2018, I thought it would be good to share updates. The most important … Continued

A minor should not run for governor

Dear Editor, The selection of major party candidates for the primary election in August is now posted at the Vermont Secretary of State’s website, search “2018 candidate listing” at Please look closely at the list of Democratic Party candidates … Continued

Thank you for a belated 85th birthday party

Dear Editor, A thank you to my friends and family for my 85th belated birthday party, to those who gave cards and money, to the DJ who furnished the music, and to my daughter and son-in-law for getting it all … Continued

Stamp out hunger food drive

Dear Editor, The recent postal carrier’s food drive, Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, on behalf of Black River Good Neighbor Services Food Shelf was an absolute success this year. So much food was donated in just one day, and for … Continued

A letter to my fellow Vermonters

Dear Editor, According to the chief education bureaucrat in Montpelier, Gov. Phil Scott, in 1997, there were 104,000 students in Vermont’s preK-12 schools. Today, Vermont has 75,000 students. That number is predicted to fall to 69,000 in the next five … Continued

Governing with a credit card and a veto

Dear Editor, Does Gov. Scott want to make Vermont more affordable? Let’s see. Veto a minimum wage bill that would put more money in the pockets of tens of thousands of workers. Veto a medical family leave bill that would … Continued

A letter to our Okemo community

Dear Editor, As many of you have recently learned, our family has made the decision to sell Okemo Mountain Resort to Vail Resorts, along with Mount Sunapee and Crested Butte Mountain Resort. While we realize this may be unexpected to … Continued

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