Wrapping up my first Legislative session

Dear Editor, I am sitting at my desk looking out my window at the beauty of spring in Vermont, reflecting on the last five months of my service in the Legislature. The session started on the morning of Jan. 6, … Continued

A few highlights from the 2021 Legislative session

Dear Editor, Senators serve on two standing committees. My morning committee is the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy, and my afternoon committee is the Senate Committee on Institutions. Here are a few thoughts on the work of those … Continued

Legislative update from Logan Nicoll

Dear Editor, Hello again from the Legislature. As I write this, we are hopefully just hours away from adjourning for the summer, presumably by the time you read this. We have done a lot this year. This session I’m on … Continued

Senator Alison Clarkson’s Legislative update

Dear Editor, The Vermont Legislature adjourned Friday afternoon, May 21. We all agree – it was an historic session. It was the first Legislative session to be conducted completely remotely during an international pandemic. And, we also agree that, despite … Continued

A letter to the residents of Cavendish Fire District 2

Dear Editor, Cavendish Fire District 2’s mission is to maintain a functioning and responsive Cavendish Volunteer Fire Department that is able to address the various hazards and emergencies that may happen in our coverage area and to assist in the … Continued

A letter regarding the Bellows Falls bear

Dear Editor, Kudos to Game Warden David Taddei for his thoughtful and humane approach the now-famous Bellows Falls bear. Educating residents is time consuming but pays dividends now and in the future. Removing bird feeders and stopping those who directly … Continued

Thank you for birthday wishes

Dear Editor, I would like to take a moment of my time to thank all of my relatives and friends for all of the cards, flowers, and gifts that I received in celebration of my 90th birthday. It is an … Continued

Legislative Report: Science, liberty, and nonsense

Dear Editor, The Vermont Legislature has only a few actual scientists and constitutional scholars. But the discussion of public health, including the matter of Covid vaccinations, is a scientific discussion. And some folks invoke questions of liberty in response. Strange … Continued

A letter of gratitude to J&H Hardware

Dear Editor, It gives us immense pleasure to write a letter of appreciation to J&H Hardware in Bellows Falls, Vt., for their great service and product availability. In March we had a catastrophic generator failure that warranted an immediate replacement. … Continued

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