Letter

Letter
January 11, 2017

Killington Resort: Building on our success

Dear Editor,

In late 2015, I received an email informing me that Killington, my home mountain – the place where I invest my time and energy and where I’m raising my family to appreciate and love winter sports – was added to the 2016 Women’s…

Letter
January 11, 2017

Understanding GMOs, organic and other terms

Dear Editor,

In response to Kyle Finneron’s story “The first 30 days,” published in the Mountain Times Dec. 21-27, which asks if organically grown food is worth the extra money: In most cases, it is not. After extensive testing, which many organic growers claim they…

Letter
January 11, 2017

Mountain vs. seniors, part two

Dear Editor,

The response from people I received after my letter was published in last week’s edition, was overwhelmingly positive everywhere I went—skiing Thursday and Friday, at Choices Friday night, the Deli on Route 4, everywhere—not one negative remark. But this is not just one…

Letter
January 11, 2017

BRGNS thanks food-gift drive volunteers

Dear Editor,

The staff and clients of Black River Good Neighbor Services offer their sincere thanks to all who made our annual holiday food and gift distribution possible. In all we delivered nearly $11,000 worth of food and toys to people in Ludlow, Cavendish, Proctorsville,…

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January 11, 2017

Fixing the ACA makes a lot more sense

Dear Editor,

On Jan. 20, Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. Mr. Trump has said many times that he wants to repeal the Affordable Care Act—the ACA, or Obamacare—on “day one.” Mr. Trump’s pronouncements are notoriously…

Letter
January 4, 2017

S.U. gives thanks for donations

Dear Editor,

On behalf of the Bennington-Rutland Supervisory Union (BRSU) we would like to offer our sincerest thanks and praises to the organizations that graciously donated gifts and food items to students and families throughout our school district during the holiday season. Thanks to BROC-Community…

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January 4, 2017

WSYB Christmas Fund another community success

Dear Editor,

Well, you folks have done it again! For the 44th time, you have reached deep in your pockets and created the magic of Christmas in Rutland County. There is no room here to thank the many residents, visitors and local businesses who together…

Letter
December 28, 2016

Preventing underage drinking over the holidays

Dear Editor,

The appearance of snowy weather tends to mark the start of the holiday season here in the Rutland region. It’s a time of year when we focus on gathering with friends and family to enjoy festivities and create memories. It is also the…

Letter
December 28, 2016

Separating the golf finances

Dear Editor,

First it’s out, then it’s in, now it’s out again. According to one Select Board member a calendar year report would be better. Who cares!! Manage the golf course using comparative data. Make sure the data is accurate and current. Ask some smart…

Letter
December 21, 2016

Nuclear decommissioning firm is well qualified

Dear Editor,

Since the details of Entergy’s plan to sell the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant to an expert decommissioning firm were made public earlier this month, there have been some misinformed media reports and public statements claiming that buyer NorthStar has no experience decommissioning…