Weston Fire Department thanks Thrifty Attic for donation

Dear Editor, The Weston Volunteer Fire Department would like to thank the Thrifty Attic volunteers for their generous donation to our breathing apparatus replacement fund. These units are quite expensive but absolutely necessary to the safety of our personnel. Thank … Continued

Jamaica Memorial Library thanks Thrifty Attic

Dear Editor, Jamaica Memorial Library has received a grant from Thrifty Attic in the amount of $1,300! The library will be using these funds to complete our Library World project. Library World is a system we have to catalog our … Continued

Thank you for a successful Stuff-A-Bus

Dear Editor, With the help of a very generous community, Black River Good Neighbor Services Food Shelf is pleased to announce a successful Holiday 2018 Stuff-A-Bus! Shaw’s of Ludlow, a strong supporter, went over and above this year sharing with … Continued

Op-Ed: Education Fund needs new management

Unlike last year, nobody seems to be panicking over education funding as legislators prepare to return to Montpelier. But that doesn’t mean we should forget about the Education Fund. In fact, now, when the Legislature’s hair is not on fire, … Continued

Thank you to the Thrifty Attic

Dear Editor, All of the residents, staff, and Board Members of the Gill Odd Fellows Home in Ludlow would like to thank the members of the Thrifty Attic for our 2018 grant we’ve just received. They were kind enough to … Continued

Op-Ed: Destiny or debatable?

So, another inn in the greater Londonderry area has closed its doors. An all too familiar sight these days. By my count, the area has lost at least eight inns over the past few years. Some remain abandoned, deteriorating properties. … Continued

Thank you, emergency responders

Dear Editor, Throughout the course of this year, I have had the opportunity to meet many first-responders in the fire service, emergency medical services, law enforcement, and emergency management through the Governor’s Capitol for a Day initiative. I continue to … Continued

Reinstate meritorious and statutory good time

Dear Editor, I started my career in corrections in 1972 at the Vermont State Prison in Windsor, Vt. It was a harsh and brutal environment. I then worked at the Windsor Prison Farm (SESCF) for more than 32 years in … Continued

How much is enough?

Dear Editor, How much money is enough? Do you really know what your money is doing? What story is your money telling about what you care about? Is your money invested in things that work against what is most important … Continued

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