What really happened in Montpelier

Dear Editor, A lot of grumbling and criticism has greeted the end of this session of the state Legislature, both how it ended and what it accomplished. Lost in all the noise is the fact that the Legislature is elected … Continued

A letter from Bellows Falls Area Senior Center

Dear Editor, The Bellows Falls Area Senior Center wishes to thank those who made this year’s Jamboree fundraiser an amazing success! Thank you to the Moose Family Center for generously hosting the event. Many thanks also to our volunteers and … Continued

Op-Ed: John Mitchell on regulatory harassment

My very good friend John M. Mitchell died at 80 March 28 in Rutland. He was the CEO of Swiss-owned OMYA’s North American operations, managed from Proctor, until his retirement in 2000, and a founding director of the Ethan Allen … Continued

A letter about Springfield Hospital

Dear Editor, There recently has been a great deal of press over the financial difficulties at Springfield Hospital. While this presents some real challenges for sure, I would like to take a moment to pause and look at some positives … Continued

Sen. Alison Clarkson’s Legislative update, June 3, 2019

Dear Editor, Vermont’s 2019 Legislative Session adjourned Wednesday, May 29. It has been a productive four and a half months. We welcomed a record number of new legislators, passed over 100 bills aimed, in their separate measures, at improving the … Continued

Op-Ed: Eight things to know about Lyme disease in Vermont

Many Vermonters are not aware that Vermont is number two in the U.S. for incidence of Lyme disease. According to the Vermont Department of Health, cases of other tick-borne diseases such as Babesiosis and Anaplasmosis are also steadily increasing in … Continued

Thank you for participating in Memorial Day 2019

Dear Editor, On behalf of Charlestown Memorial VFW Post 8497, I would like to thank all the citizens who attended the Charlestown and North Charlestown parades and ceremonies Monday to pay fitting tribute to those military personnel who laid down … Continued

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