Something to write home about, civics education

Dear Editor, Under our federal and state constitution, the United States is a republic. Each state is governed by republican principles as well. I suggest that for a republic to be a republic its citizens must be republican citizens, knowledgeable … Continued

Thank you from the Bart Center for Adaptive Sports

Dear Editor, As a volunteer adaptive ski instructor and member of the committee which organizes the Bart Center for Adaptive Sports Wounded Military Heroes Weekend, I would like to thank the local businesses from the mountain towns who gave so … Continued

A letter to Springfield Garden Club

Dear Editor, Thanks to the Springfield Garden Club as well as area businesses and the gardeners who contributed to Springfield’s beauty in 2018 and for so many years! WOW! What a joy it has been to revel in the loveliness … Continued

A letter from Jennifer Matthews for Mount Holly

Dear Editor, My name is Jennifer Matthews and I am a candidate for the Mount Holly Select Board. I love Mount Holly. We have a wonderful community here, and I want to work to ensure that Mount Holly remains the … Continued

A letter about Gov. Scott’s budget speech

Dear Editor, It is sad that the governor in his budget speech, that despite all the dire predictions about global heating and what it is going to mean for us in coming decades, still refuses to do anything significant about … Continued

Op-Ed: The path to the Blueprint

Gov. Phil Scott has initially distanced himself from a plan to abolish local school boards and replace them with a single entity run from Montpelier. But the Greatly Simplified School District, as it’s dubbed, is clearly the next logical step … Continued

Something to write home about, week of Jan. 28

Dear Editor, Democrats, Independents and Republicans. In this bitter time in Washington, Vermont is a light of hope simply because we get along with one another. Democrats and Progressives are a united team. Our Republican friends are true to their … Continued

A letter about suicide prevention for our veterans

Dear Editor, Suicide is a national public health issue that affects communities everywhere. That’s why Department of Veterans Affairs has adopted a broad public health approach with an emphasis on comprehensive, community-based engagement. All of our nation’s health systems and … Continued

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