Category Archives: Opinion

Op - Ed
January 23, 2019

Grateful for state’s politics?

By Angelo Lynn As political partisanship reaches an all-time high in the country (recent studies show the nation’s two major political parties have never been further apart in terms of…

Op - Ed
January 23, 2019

State farmers need to look at new approaches

By Anson Tebbetts As we enter a new year, many Vermont dairy farmers, as well as farmers nationwide, continue fighting through their economic fog. Trapped in an antiquated federal dairy…

Letter
January 16, 2019

Thanks for your support

Dear Editor, Each year the staff and volunteers at Black River Good Neighbor Services collect food and toys during December and distribute them to deserving families throughout the area. This…

Letter
January 16, 2019

Government shutdown assistance offered

Dear Editor, By the time you are reading this we hope that the government shutdown has ended. But if not, the folks at Black River Good Neighbor Services in Ludlow…

Op - Ed
January 16, 2019

Regulating cannabis the Vermont way

By Josh Decatur On July 1, 2018 Vermont became the ninth state to allow the legal possession and consumption of cannabis for adult use. In other words, cannabis is now…