Letter

Letter
November 9, 2018

Halloween help

Dear Editor,

On Halloween, Wednesday, Oct. 31 the Pittsford Recreation Department welcomed over 200 trick or treaters and their families to the annual Lothrop PTO Trunk or Treat. I would like to thank the Pittsford Fire Department Boo Mobile, Pittsford First Response, Pittsford Police Department…

Letter
November 9, 2018

Remembering WWI, 100 years ago

Dear Editor,

It was at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month 100 years ago in 1918 that World War I, “the war to end all wars,” ended. It is with honor that we as a nation stand together every year…

Letter
October 18, 2018

Quarry story lacks facts

Dear Editor,

We only recently were made aware of the article “Glimmerstone Quarry future hangs in the balance” by Julia Purdy. This article is so erroneous and one-sided that the 1,000 word limit in the comments section online did not allow full clarification…

Letter
May 10, 2018

Marijuana legalization will affect road safety

Dear Editor,

Drivers impaired by opioids, cocaine, marijuana and other drugs pose a threat to every Vermonter and visitor that drive our highways. On July 1, Vermont will become the ninth state to legalize recreational marijuana. Even proponents of legalization acknowledge that driving while high…

Letter
May 10, 2018

Cleanup was a success

Dear Editor,

Thank you to Casella Waste Management as well as to Southwestern VT Sales Coordinator Lisa Hotchkiss for her amazing customer service and communication that was outstanding through every facet of our third annual Community Clean Up  in the towns of Danby and Mount…

Letter
April 18, 2018

Select Board should be more thrifty with spending

Dear Editor,

Thanks to the previous Killington Select Board (Patty, Chris and Ken) I now have to pay $50 more per month towards my mortgage escrow account. I previously voted not to change the bi-annual tax collection to quarterly. Now that the quarterly annual tax…

Letter
April 18, 2018

Proposed U.S. House Farm Bill would worsen hunger for Vermonters

Dear Editor,

On April 12, the House released a draft of the Farm Bill that aims to significantly erode nutrition programs that support millions of Americans, including SNAP (known in Vermont as 3SquaresVT), our nation’s largest hunger-relief program that helps 75,000 Vermonters feed themselves and…

Letter
April 12, 2018

Attention required to prevent child abuse

Dear Editor,

Governor Phil Scott signed a proclamation for Child Abuse Prevention Month on April 3. I appreciate the ceremony at the Statehouse and the attention that it draws to the need that every child has, to be loved and safely nurtured. Every child, every…

Letter
April 12, 2018

Green Mountain National deserves fair hearing

Dear Editor,

As many have heard recently, the town of Killington via the Select Board is entertaining bringing in an out-of-state management company to take over operations at Green Mountain National Golf Club. It’s no secret the town owned golf course has had financial challenges…

Letter
April 12, 2018

To recuse or not to recuse

Dear Editor,

It has come to my attention that a certain self proclaimed “political junkie” is castigating our newly elected Selectman Jim Haff for involvement in reorganizing the operational management of the Green Mountain National Golf Course (GMNGC). He states that Mr. Haff has an…