A letter of gratitude for 12 years of support

Dear Editor, I would like to thank the many people who placed their trust in me for 12 years as I tried to be a voice of reason while representing our district in Montpelier. I especially want to thank those … Continued

A thank you to voters in Primary Election

Dear Editor, I would like to express my appreciation to all of you who voted for me in this year’s Primary Election, granting me the top spot on the Republican ballot. A special thank you goes out to those of … Continued

A response to “The ‘takeover’ of Lake Ninevah”

Dear Editor, We write on behalf of the Ninevah Foundation, and ask that this letter be published as a response to Ida Gage’s Aug. 15 opinion article about Lake Ninevah. We are long-time residents of Lake Ninevah. Paul served for … Continued

Op-Ed: The “takeover” of Lake Ninevah

It was Patches Pond when my husband started going to Lake Ninevah with his parents. We purchased a plot in 1958. Blakely Beach was open to owners. We spent many happy days there. Vince Blakely, the owner, always had a … Continued

Op-Ed: Behind the budget drama

There’s a case to be made that this year’s budget showdown in Montpelier was lot of high drama with little substance. After all the drama, the budget that was finally approved created one problem that the Legislature will have to … Continued

Op-Ed: Back on the right track

Every village, town, and city in Vermont can have a thriving economy. We can have an economy consistently growing faster than the costs of living, so our state is more affordable, and each year families can be more secure. We … Continued

May we find our humanity

Dear Editor, The recent caging of children, splitting, deporting, and imprisoning of families seeking asylum in the U.S., along with other, continuing, criminal atrocities committed by agents of Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) is reminiscent of the atrocities of Nazi … Continued

Silence is consent

Dear Editor, My name is Lew Watters. My wife Bonnie and I have lived, worked, and raised a family in Vermont over a span of 44 years. We are now retired and blessed with six grandchildren in nearby Brookfield, Vt. … Continued

Op-Ed: Vermonters must stay on target

For generations, the people of Vermont have coalesced in one way or another around freedom and liberty, as enshrined in the state constitution and defended by an armed citizenry. It’s extremely unfortunate that at such a crucial juncture we are … Continued

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