Letter

Letter
March 1, 2017

Modeling a local and vibrant climate economy

Dear Editor,

With a national political conversation that seems to become more divisive and fragmented with each passing day, engaging locally to create meaningful and inclusive democratic change is as important as it ever has been. At moments like this, Vermonters have historically responded by…

Letter
March 1, 2017

Lisa Ryan introduces self as candidate for Alderman

Dear Editor,

My name is Lisa Ryan and I am running for the Board of Aldermen in Rutland City. I have a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Temple University and master’s degree in mediation and applied conflict studies from Champlain College. I am 27 years…

Letter
March 1, 2017

Clarification on my stance on refugee resettlement

Dear Editor,

I would like to make a clarification to Adam Federman’s article on the Rutland City Board of Aldermen candidates (Feb. 21-28). Mr. Federman incorrectly stated my “suggested” stance on humanitarian efforts in Rutland. My position on refugee resettlement has not changed since my conversation with…

Letter
March 1, 2017

Support the Regional Marketing Initiative

Dear Editor,

As the owner of a local business, parent of two wonderful children and resident of Rutland, I am writing in support of our regional marketing initiative. The initiative has been created by a group of volunteers who have put forth tremendous time and…

Letter
March 1, 2017

Vote for proven economic drivers

Dear Editor,

I am writing today to voice my support for two issues facing voters this March. 1) Allocating monies from the economic development fund for the 2017 Killington World Cup, and 2) repealing the sales portion of the local option tax for the following…

Letter
February 22, 2017

Killington keeps getting better

Dear Editor,

It’s a great time to be part of Killington. This winter marks my 18th season as a business owner (of Sushi Yoshi) in Killington and my 21st season as a Killington Mountain pass holder. From a personal, recreational and business perspective Killington is…

Letter
February 22, 2017

Vote “no” to repeal option tax until debts paid off

Dear Editor,

The golf course owes the town of Killington $390,741.45 as of Jan. 31, 2017, even after paying the town $200,000 during the year for borrowing $361,737.53 in 2015. This number was a footnote on page 72 in the Town Report for 2015. When…

Letter
February 22, 2017

If you lived here you would be home now

Dear Editor,

Before I moved to Killington in 1970, I spent several weekends a year skiing here as well as at other ski areas. I will never forget what happened on one occasion when leaving Killington when I saw a banner over the Access Road…

Letter
February 22, 2017

Allaire best choice for mayor

Dear Editor,

On March 7 Rutland City voters choose our governing body for another two years. This year, especially, I ask everyone to think carefully for a moment before casting their vote. Rutland City needs a change of leadership! We need a leader who will…