Letter

Letter
January 9, 2019

Our love affair with pizza pie

Dear Editor,

Pizza is a big and tasty business in America; luscious and lip-smacking. In 2015, $38.5 billion worth of pizza was sold nationwide, according to Pizza magazine.

The story of America’s love relationship with pizza began in 1905 in New York City—not Italy. Drum…

Letter
January 9, 2019

Economic development: We can do better

Dear Editor,

Secretary of Commerce and Community Development Mike Schirling highlighted actions his agency has taken to make a positive impact on Vermont’s previously lackluster economic development program: “focusing on fundamental activities, supporting economic growth, and affordability,” in a recent VTDigger piece.

There are many…

Letter
January 1, 2019

Open letter to the legislators

Dear Editor,

To the legislators, first, thank you all for your willingness to serve your constituents and all Vermonters. You are appreciated by most of us. But please remember, you serve both the special wants and needs of your constitution, and,…

Letter
January 1, 2019

Veterans’ Home says thanks

Dear Editor,

The Vermont Veterans’ Home wants to thank those who participated in this year’s National Wreaths Across America Day at the Vermont Veterans’ Home. Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, the mission to remember, honor and teach is carried out…

Letter
January 1, 2019

Thanks for holiday contributions

Dear Editor,

Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging would like to thank the many individuals and organizations throughout our service area, who, in recent months, have generously coordinated and contributed to a range of charitable initiatives benefiting the clients of SVCOA.

Letter
December 26, 2018

Killington Public Safety Building revised

Dear Editor,

The committee for the new public safety building along with representatives from each department and the design team met again after receiving the drawings which were presented in the Mountain Times.

The main discussion was to assess the drawings which were according to…

Letter
December 26, 2018

Accept and help all the children

Dear Editor,

My heart is breaking for the child who felt so alone in our community that the only answer they could come to was violence. We need to wrap that child, and every child, in love.

We need to do better. As grateful as…

Letter
December 26, 2018

Thank you, emergency responders

Dear Editor,

Throughout the course of this year I have had the opportunity to meet many first-responders in the fire service, emergency medical services, law enforcement, and emergency management through the governor’s Capitol for a Day initiative. I continue to be humbled and awed by…

Letter
December 18, 2018

Relax, and let the sun shine in

Dear Editor,

Things are getting better. Dec 11 is the time when the sun starts to set later. A second of time a day at the start and by noon March 20 (the equinox, when the Sun crosses the equator and day and…

Letter
December 18, 2018

Thank you to craft fair volunteers

Dear Editor,

On Saturday, Nov. 17, the Pittsford Recreation Department sponsored the annual holiday craft sale in the Lothrop Gym and downstairs in the cafeteria. The Recreation Department would like to recognize Kelly Connaughton, the craft fair coordinator. Thank you very much for…