Opinion

Opinion
March 12, 2019

Thanks to Killington voters

Dear Editor,

I would like to thank the over 300 people who came out to vote on March 5. With fewer than 60 people at the informational meeting the night before I was concerned about voter turn-out. Thank you to the team of…

Opinion
March 12, 2019

Thank you to each Killington voter

Dear Editor,

I would like to take the time to thank each and every one of the 313 voters in Killington (we had a total of 314 who come out and voted, myself included) who came out and voted on Town Meeting Day….

Opinion
March 12, 2019

Thank you, Poultney voters

Dear Editor,

We, the SVA Board of Directors, wish to thank the voters of Poultney for approving a tax exemption for Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill. As promised, we will invest these tax savings directly into the rehabilitation and preservation of this…

Op - Ed
March 12, 2019

Money alone won’t solve Vermont’s child care problem

By Rebecca Holcombe

Vermont now spends tens of millions more dollars on child care and prekindergarten markets than it did only three or four years ago. Yet, a Joint Fiscal Office study recently found Vermont now has about 1,693 fewer regulated child care…

Op - Ed
February 27, 2019

Bernie’s revolution: Is the magic there a second time?

By Angelo Lynn

Sen. Bernie Sanders launched his second run for president this past Tuesday with an appeal to continue the revolution he started in 2016 when he had the audacity to challenge the presumed Democratic designee Hillary Clinton. He was the rebel then, the…

Letter
February 27, 2019

Power to the people

Dear Editor,

In the aftermath of last Thursday’s electoral vote at the State House, the talk being bandied about by some members of the Vermont Legislature that they should give up their power to elect the state’s national guard adjutant general over to the governor…

Letter
February 27, 2019

Lisa Ryan seeks reelection

Dear Editor,

My name is Lisa Ryan and I am running for reelection to the Board of Aldermen.

My experience as a member of the Board of Aldermen since 2017 has been one of personal and collective growth. I have learned just how important it is…

Letter
February 27, 2019

Vote for Lisa Ryan

Dear Editor,

I am writing in enthusiastic support of Lisa Ryan’s reelection to the Rutland City Board of Aldermen. I have known Lisa Ryan since she was a student in the Rutland City Public Schools (RHS 2007) and recognized her strong character and sense of…

Letter
February 27, 2019

I’m running for Select Board

Dear Editor,

When I first bought a ski house in Killington in 2001, I never dreamed that in 2015, my wife, Rebecca, and I would decide to move up to live here full time with our two sons. There’s no question that Killington is a…

Letter
February 27, 2019

Face the facts

Dear Editor,

Hello taxpayers of Killington, it’s Jim Haff. I’m not on the ballot this year, surprise! But a good friend of mine, Chuck Claffey, is on the ballot, and I’m asking you to help Chuck become the next Select Board member for the Town…