Dear Editor, I am writing this letter to explain my position on junkyards as a 40-year property owner, not in my official capacity on the town of Cavendish’s Selectboard. Furthermore, I want to make it clear that I am an … Continued

The 2020 Census, bad showing for Windham County

Dear Editor, The census mandated by the U.S. Constitution has been conducted nationwide every 10 years since 1790. The 2020 Census started April 1. And now we are seven weeks into the survey and Windham County has the second lowest … Continued

Right ideas wrongly applied

Dear Editor, The pandemic, its economic fallout, and the resulting social and personal stresses, all beg for analysis. What’s going on? What are proper responses? What mistakes are being made? What fundamental problems are exposed? I’m grateful for the informed, … Continued

League of Women Voters supports mail-in voting

Dear Editor, The League of Women Voters of Vermont supports every citizen’s right to vote in a safe and secure manner. It is our position that Vermont should be among the 20-plus states that are proactively mailing ballot materials to … Continued

A letter of support for Molly Gray

Dear Editor, What first drew me to Molly Gray was learning that she grew up on a vegetable and dairy farm in rural Vermont, and she found herself working to better others’ livelihoods around the globe. She has instilled in … Continued

Op-Ed: Vermont better become business-friendly ASAP

Due to the COVID-19 shutdown, Vermont has gone from one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country to one of the highest. According to the Vermont Commissioner on Labor, 90,000 Vermonters have applied for unemployment insurance. That’s out of … Continued

A letter in support of Leslie Goldman

Dear Editor, I was pleased to read Leslie Goldman’s announcement of her candidacy for the Windham-3 seat in the Vermont House of Representatives. I was part of the recruitment team that convinced Leslie Goldman and her husband Matthew Peake, M.D. … Continued

Leslie Goldman announces candidacy

Dear Editor, My name is Leslie Goldman, and I’m announcing my candidacy for the Windham-3 seat in the Vermont House of Representatives. I came to Bellows Falls in 1982 with my husband, Dr. Matthew Peake, to start a primary care … Continued

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