Letter

Letter
June 21, 2017

Thanking local organizations for supporting BRSU

Dear Editor,

On behalf of the Bennington-Rutland Supervisory Union (BRSU) I would like to extend our sincerest gratitude to some of the organizations that have offered support to our students and families throughout the 2016-2017 school year.

Casella Waste Management has continually offered unwavering support…

Letter
June 21, 2017

Healthcare for all is needed now

Dear Editor,

I am a father, husband, and small business owner, and my work is as a healthcare provider. Since going into business for myself in 2001, I have lived either without health insurance, or with uncertainty about insurance availability and affordability. My kids grew…

Letter
June 14, 2017

Semi-annual rummage sale was a success

Dear Editor,

The staff, clients and board of Black River Good Neighbor Services offer their sincere thanks to the donors, customers and volunteers who made our semi-annual rummage sale a great success. We held the sale on May 19-21 at Fletcher Farm on Route 103…

Letter
June 14, 2017

Gov. should support local control

Dear Editor,

Our government is elected to support and further the well being and prosperity of its citizens. A high quality education system is essential for prosperity.

Vermonters believe strongly that local control/decision making results in the highest quality schools, ones that provide the best…

Letter
June 14, 2017

Thank you for a great celebration

Dear Editor,

Thank you to all who helped make the celebration of my birthday/retirement party the most special of special occasions. The Tweety Cake, the cupcakes, the wonderful gifts, cards, emails and calls from Georgia, Hawaii, New Jersey, Florida, Newport were mind boggling.

The surprise…

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…