Letter

Letter
August 31, 2017

Live, let live and enjoy

Dear Editor,

Throughout the ages many attempts have been made to revise history. Some, such as the burning of books, have had mild success in encouraging some and intimidating others to join in the hateful venture.

Others have bred the spreading of false or modified…

Letter
August 31, 2017

Vote “yes” on fire department bond

Dear Editor,

Lately much has been made about the cost of the proposed land purchase for the new Public Safety Building. Having been on the Firehouse Committee I can state unequivocally the committee exhausted all possible sites available with the criteria of land cost, development…

Letter
August 31, 2017

A bloated firehouse

Dear Editor,

The following is in no way to disparage those who put in their effort to select a site, nor negotiate the sale price for the proposed firehouse. The following are facts we the citizens need to consider. An acre of land is 43,560…

Letter
August 23, 2017

KMS head introduces changes for school year

Dear Editor,

Many of you will recall that two years ago KMS received our first accreditation from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. As part of that accreditation process, KMS is required to submit two-and five-year reports. What they didn’t mention is how…

Letter
August 16, 2017

Have you been charged for a mammography screening?

Dear Editor,

Thousands of Vermonters follow their doctors’ advice and get an annual mammogram screenings. About 10 percent the time, they will get called back for an additional views.  Being told that you have to come back for more views can be stressful, but most…

Letter
August 9, 2017

Why no plastic bag ban in Vermont?

Dear Editor,

I recently learned that no Vermont town has a plastic bag ban. Given that Vermont has been an environmental leader since the 70s, I was surprised and disappointed.

After living for 35 years in Vermont, my husband and I moved to Lee, Massachusetts…

Letter
July 26, 2017

Killington lack of services unwelcoming

Dear Editor,

Does Vermont really welcome tourists? We happened to visit Killington recently and as we passed through Killington we decided to stop at a local general store for snacks and we both needed to use the restroom. Guess what? The store had a rest…

Letter
July 26, 2017

Thanks for the 29th annual Great Brandon Auction

Dear Editor,

From sun-up to sun-down (yes this rainy spring gave us perfect weather for the day) on Tuesday, July 18, Brandon was a-glow with donors, volunteers, bidders and buyers at the 29th Great Brandon Auction. After unloading our spiffy “Auction Storage Trailer” and organizing…

Letter
July 20, 2017

Principal reflects on successful school year

Dear Editor,

As summer has arrived and we have time to reflect on another school year, there are many great things that our staff and students did here at Poultney High School, and I would like to highlight just a few of them.

This year,…

Letter
July 20, 2017

Concern over Woodstock roadwork

Editor’s note: the following letter was submitted to the Woodstock Select Board and has been edited for clarity. 

Dear Editor,

What company starts early on weekends with no permits around wet lands and brooks? The zoning administrator is on vacation and the state offices and…