Opinion

Letter
February 1, 2018

To the rescue

Dear Editor,

On Saturday afternoon this past weekend, my cousin Alice, who lives here in Killington, wanted to show me and Dee, my friend, a beautiful sight on Thundering Brook Road and Kent Pond. It was a magnificent view on the frozen pond looking back…

Op - Ed
January 4, 2018

The worst year ever

By Barrie Dunsmore

This will be my last column of 2017. Traditionally, this has been an opportunity for reflection on important events of the past year, usually with a look ahead – and if possible – a positive spin that the glass is half full…

Letter
November 8, 2017

Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan owe thanks to Vietnam veterans

By Chad Storlie

I was speaking to a group of small business owners a few days ago about the benefits of military service and hiring military veterans for their businesses.  As I received their still very special, “Thank you for your service,” compliments…

Letter
November 8, 2017

Protect the quiet of Bingo Basin

Dear Editor,

For decades, homeowners of Great Hawk Homeowners Assn. have routinely ventured into the neighboring Pine Gap Loop Trail area in the Bingo Basin for the tranquility that it offers. Our membership enjoys non-motorized sports such as walking, hiking, biking, snowshoeing and…

Letter
November 8, 2017

Thanks for listening sessions

Dear Editor,

Over the past few weeks I have had the opportunity to meet a number of residents in the towns of Bridgewater and Killington at meet & greet sessions at the town transfer stations and a Bridgewater Grange meeting.

Additional…

Letter
November 8, 2017

Spooky event a “treat” for all

Dear Editor,

Another amazing Trunk or Treat for Pittsford! We had around 150 kids go through the trunks. Thank you to Pittsford Fire Department, Pittsford First Response, Pittsford Police Department, Vermont Police Academy cadets, Furnace Brook Wesleyan Church andPittsford Recreation Department for hosting….

Letter
October 11, 2017

Trash disposal a problem

Dear Editor,

When the Ludlow and Cavendish transfer stations recently increased their fees, our donation shed saw a steep increase in unusable donations we cannot resell – especially those made at night and on weekends when the store is closed. As a result, our trash…

Op - Ed
October 11, 2017

Now’s the time for soil testing

By Daryle Thomas

Once you know where you are, it’s easy to get to where you want to be. And that, dear reader, is why you need to test your garden soil. A bit of a leap? Not really. Garden soil is not just dirt….

Op - Ed
October 11, 2017

Indoor composting made easy

By Carl Diethelm, a.k.a. Compost Carl

As a tenant not owning his own home and living in town, I understand how difficult it can seem to be to compost food scraps instead of putting them in the trash. There might not be space to compost…