Something to write home about, Jan. 11, 2021

Dear Editor, On Jan. 6, as Trumpist extremists gathered to violently overthrow the democratically elected government of the United States, the Vermont Legislature convened to represent our constituents in the less dramatic job of governing Vermont. On Jan. 7, we … Continued

Thank you from Al and Karnie DeCell

Al and Karnie DeCell

Dear Editor, We wish to send a sincere thank you to our children Greg, Judy, and Verlene, our extended family, and our many friends, neighbors, and acquaintances who helped us celebrate our two special birthdays and our anniversary during 2020. … Continued

Sen. Alison Clarkson’s Legislative update, Jan. 11, 2021

Dear Editor, Last Wednesday, Jan. 6, we saw a sharp contrast between Legislative life in Vermont and in the Congress in Washington, D.C. This contrast couldn’t have been more stark – one, unusually quiet, orderly – historic but subdued, and … Continued

Springfield Town Democratic Committee commends Gov. Scott

Dear Editor, The Springfield Town Democratic Committee commends Republican Gov. Phil Scott for his courage and integrity in being the first Republican governor to speak out against the president and asking him to resign or be removed. The country watched … Continued

Leslie Goldman reflects on convening the 2021 biennium

Dear Editor, Jan. 6 and 7, 2021 have been memorable days. Wednesday morning, Jan. 6 started with the convening of the 2021-2022 biennium of the Vermont State Legislature. The first action was a roll call by the Secretary of State … Continued

A holiday message to our communities

Dear Editor, As 2020 draws to a close, we have much to be thankful for, in spite of the Covid-19 challenges. All the hard work and collaborative efforts by many over the past two years has brought us to the … Continued

An independent Vermont

Dear Editor, One aspect of Vermont news is complaints that thousands in Vermont will lose out if the federal government does not enact a new stimulus that provides further unemployment benefits. Yes, that is a real possibility. Of course, Vermont’s … Continued

“The Nutcracker” in the time of Covid-19

Dear Editor, I saw some good news this weekend that lifted my spirits and want to share it. I saw my wife Ashley Hensel-Browning direct “The Nutcracker” with a cast of such hopeful, hardworking Dance Factory dancers, parents, and costumers … Continued

A letter to Fletcher Community Library patrons

Dear Editor, Due to the rising number of Covid-19 cases in the area, it has been decided that the Cavendish Fletcher Community Library will return to curbside service as of Dec. 15, 2020. The library will continue to provide a … Continued

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