Disillusioned with local police

Dear Editor, I am and have been a supporter of the police and the job they do to Protect and Serve; however, I am a bit disillusioned now. Let me explain. On Monday 9/18 I was walking along Route 103 … Continued

Writer takes issue with climate op-ed

Dear Editor, In your Sept. 20, 2017, issue you published an op-ed, “Vermont’s greenhouse gas mandate: numbers don’t add up” by Jonathan Lesser. In this article, which was also published in at least four other Vermont publications, he argues that … Continued

Booster Club wishes to thank its sponsors

Dear Editor: The Black River Booster Club thanks the following for their support during the Josh Cole Soccer Tournament: American Legion Post 36, Cafe at DeLight, Cota & Cota, Howard’s Painting, Killarney’s Irish Pub, Knockout Carpet, LaValley Building Supply, Inc., … Continued

American Legion Post 37 thanks sponsors, supporters

Dear Editor: The Post 37 Legion Baseball Golf Committee would like to thank everyone for their participation in and donations for the third annual Post 37 Legion Baseball Golf Tournament held at Crown Point Country Club on Aug. 19. It … Continued

Act 250 to be revisited by commission

By Michael Bielawski The state’s land use and development law has been on the books for almost a half century, and now a new commission is going back to the drawing board to see what the next 50 years should … Continued

Fresh Air Fund director thanks the community

Dear Editor: With the dedication and commitment of thousands of volunteer host families, this summer was filled with new experiences and friendships for thousands of children from New York City’s low-income communities. I would like to take this opportunity to … Continued

Writer: CO2 has its uses

Dear Editor: Dr. Lesser’s op-ed piece in your Sept. 20, 2017, issue was timely and thought-provoking. The task of reducing Vermont’s CO2 emissions is costly, both in dollars and in the effects on our lifestyle, our landscape and future tax … Continued

Fraud? In Vermont?

Last year the Vermont legislature began debating whether to establish ethics rules and create an ethics commission to oversee the activities of elected or appointed state officials. H.215 was signed into law early this year by Governor Scott and becomes … Continued

Democratic Committee warning notice taken

Dear Editor, Vermont statute requires that every two years Vermont political parties hold a reorganization caucus. Warnings must be posted 10 days in advance of the caucus, and one of these warnings must be in the Town Hall.  As the … Continued

Reader clarifies the Westminster Massacre

Dear Editor,   As the author of “Revolutionary Westminster: From Massacre To Statehood” (The History Press, 2011), I hope you’ll allow me to correct a few details in Trina Menard’s story on Westminster history. In October 1774 the Continental Congress … Continued

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