Sen. Alison Clarkson’s legislative update, Jan. 12, 2020

Dear Editor, The Vermont Legislature has begun its 2020 session at a break-neck pace. Within the first four days, we’re back at work in our committees, we’ve had our first major demonstration, we’ve listened to the governor’s State of the … Continued

Nitka’s Notes from the Statehouse, Jan. 10, 2020

Dear Editor, The 2020 Legislative Session started Jan. 7, 2020 and was in full swing on the first day. All members had been sworn in last year and continued with their same committee assignments. There were a few exceptions, including … Continued

A letter about National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Dear Editor, Jan. 9, 2020 is designated as National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. Law enforcement officers have chosen a profession that puts their life on the line every day for the citizens in their communities. They have a dedication to … Continued

The Electoral College and the Voter Interstate Compact

Dear Editor, This year, Sen. Bernie Sanders has a good shot at being the Democrat nominee for president. His opponent is most likely Donald J. Trump. Under the Electoral College, Vermont has two votes. Since Bernie will win Vermont with … Continued

A response to a letter concerning Tierney Road

Dear Editor, This is in response to Maureen Savage’s Dec. 5, 2019 letter about the Savages’ proposed quarry on Tierney Road in Cavendish. Tierney Road is a mile-long, dead-end, unpaved road, in an area identified as “rural residential,” “forest,” or … Continued

A special thank you to Springfield Hospital

Dear Editor, Having had a recent ambulance trip to Springfield Hospital, I would like to thank the Ludlow Ambulance crew for their service. I would like to note a special thanks to the doctors and nurses for their excellent service, … Continued

Windham Volunteer Fire Company thanks Thrifty Attic

Dear Editor, The Windham Volunteer Fire Company would like to thank Thrifty Attic Inc. for its continued support of our organization. Their generous donation assisted us in purchasing turnout gear for one of our members; foam, equipment, and tools for … Continued

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