Letter

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…

Letter
February 27, 2019

The problem with education is not about the money

Dear Editor,

I have had many conversations with hundreds of people including local school leadership in regard to the current state of education in Vermont. I have written many commentaries that have been published in newspapers throughout the state as well as having met with…

Letter
February 7, 2019

Time for a world revolution

Dear Editor,

The real travesty to the news like that of recent similar instances that Green Mountain College will be closing due to economic problems is that meanwhile billions upon billions of federal taxpayer money goes to funding a bloated military budget for endless phony…

Letter
February 7, 2019

Pursuing other endeavors

Dear Editor,

To our wonderful community at large: It’s been over nine years since I was hired to run the Rutland Youth Theatre as its leader. It has been an amazingly successful ride for all those years of making magic together and one I have…

Letter
January 30, 2019

The truths about the public safety building

Dear Editor,

There have been many misconceptions by the general public regarding the need for a new Public Safety Building. The major objection is to the cost, with no real regard to the pressing need due to the antiquated facility (Oren Bates Firehouse). The old…

Letter
January 23, 2019

State should invest in its college students

Dear Editor,

As a young and native Vermonter who is committed to this state it has been frustrating to watch many of my peers leave Vermont for more affordable college opportunities. I know this frustration is shared and felt by many Vermonters. These include small,…