Festival of Trees 2019 applauds sponsors

Dear Editor, The Springfield Garden Club would like to thank the civic-minded sponsors and guests who made this 27th annual Festival of Trees a huge success. If you missed the event on the Friday before Thanksgiving, you can still view … Continued

A letter concerning Tierney Road in Cavendish

Dear Editor, I am truly disappointed in the actions of the Cavendish Selectboard not to pursue the tax appeal with the state and allowing the Property Valuation Review dated Oct. 24, 2019, Watson v. Town of Cavendish to stand. However, … Continued

It’s time to lower drug prices

Dear Editor, The elderly and infirm are the most vulnerable targets of over-priced drugs. The majority of them are forced to make due with – hopefully – Social Security, which in too many cases barely covers modest living expenses. Far … Continued

Universal Health Care or Medicare for All?

Dear Editor, While on a cruise last week, I met a nice Canadian couple. The man was a 50-year-old firefighter from Montreal. I did not happen to catch his wife’s occupation. We had a conversation about sales tax, which they … Continued

A letter to the residents of Rockingham

Dear Editor, We are living at a very important time. We are being called to recreate our community in an inclusive and holistic way. I urge every person in Rockingham to participate in the upcoming community forum hosted by the … Continued

A letter about National Wreaths Across America Day

Dear Editor, Fellow residents of Bennington and the surrounding area, we are asking you to join us on National Wreaths Across America Day, Dec. 14 at 12 p.m. at the Vermont Veterans’ Home on 325 North St. in Bennington. Each … Continued

Giving thanks where it is due

Dear Editor, I am deeply appreciative and humbled by all the thanks I have received for the Veterans Day Assembly. It was a wonderful celebration of patriotism. I would like to thank those where thanks is truly due: To Principal … Continued

A letter about Springfield Hospital’s chapel

Dear Editor, After retiring from the Postal Service, I decided to volunteer. The question was –where? A good friend mentioned Springfield Hospital. As I thought about it, I remembered how much I had always liked the feelings that came over … Continued

A letter on Vermont’s single-use plastic ban

Dear Editor, Plastic pollution and its effects on the environment is one of the most pressing issues we face. With that being said, I am so excited by the news of Vermont’s new single-use plastic ban. However, while reading all … Continued

Thank you to Hooper Golf Course

Dear Editor, The Fall Mountain golf team would like to thank the owners of Hooper Golf Course in hosting this year’s team for practices and high school matches. Golf, unlike other high school sports, relies on courses like Hooper to … Continued

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