Letter

Letter
June 7, 2017

Budget veto could threaten older Vermonters

Dear Editor,

I write as the executive director of the Community of Vermont Elders (COVE), an organization that represents older Vermonters’ interests on the state level and has done so for more than three decades.  Given the economic realities of today, many older Vermonters struggle…

Letter
June 7, 2017

53rd Loyalty Day Parade a success

Dear Editor,

Many thanks to the parade committee of the 53rd Loyalty Day parade: Sam Gorruso, Gerry Garrow, Dick Blongy, Bruce Baccei, Mark and Jean Prouty, Bill Flory, Don Choiniere, Jim Mills, Sharon Corey, Bonnie Burke, Suzanne Houston, Shella Mills, Tony and Donna Manfredi, Ron…

Letter
June 7, 2017

Honoring the Paris Climate Accord

Dear Editor,

Are you, too, fighting mad about Trump pulling the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord? Then let’s fight back three times a day by adopting an eco-friendly plant-based diet.

Yes, our diet is pivotal. A 2010 United Nations report blames animal agriculture for…

Letter
June 7, 2017

Doubling down on Vermont’s environment

Dear Editor,

President Trump’s call to abandon the Paris Climate Agreement, slash federal funding for clean air and water, and reduce protections for threatened and endangered species have made national headlines and created grim reading for those who care about protecting the health of our…

Letter
May 31, 2017

VFFC incubator kitchen dining event was a community succcess

Dear Editor,

Thank you to the farmers who grew the food we served for our first Vermont Farmers Food Center Incubator Kitchen dining event held the weekend of May 20-21. Thank you also for the hard work of our volunteer kitchen crew who are helping…

Letter
May 31, 2017

Gov. Scott’s “radical” savings plan scapegoats teachers

Dear Editor,

The Vermont State Labor Council AFL CIO unequivocally supports the Vermont National Education Association (NEA) in their struggle to protect collective bargaining rights. While Governor Scott’s administration has put forward a radical “plan” to save taxpayers a projected $26 million, this plan appears…

Letter
May 24, 2017

Thank you to a generous community

Dear Editor,

The sun broke through on our world around 6 a.m., April 16. A glorious day had dawned upon a continuing Killington celebration.

On behalf of the Ecumenical Planning Committee for the Easter Sunrise Service last month, I want to express our sincerest gratitude…

Letter
May 24, 2017

Don’t close Black River School

Dear Editor,

It takes a community to raise a child. Ludlow has been that community for generations.

When my daughter began thinking about high school, Black River was her first choice even though we live in Springfield. Black River is a school that her grandparents,…

Letter
May 24, 2017

Pico needs investments, too

Dear Editor,

As a long-time Pico & Killington pass holder I am excited to learn of the millions of dollars being invested at Killington. But what are you doing for Pico?

I first skied PicoPeak in the winter of 1959 and have raised my children…