Category Archives: Opinion

Opinion
November 29, 2018

Give the gift of blood

Dear Editor, The fall and winter can be a busy time full of fun activities and travel, but the same activities that bring joy can also negatively impact patients in…

Opinion
November 29, 2018

What Amazon’s choice means for Vermonters

By Emerson Lynn When Amazon announced last week that instead of building its second headquarters in one city, it would locate within the metropolitan areas of two of the largest…

Opinion
November 29, 2018

Celebrating a community hero

Dear Editor, One of Rutland’s most selfless people was honored this past weekend, in a well-deserved ceremony celebrating literally thousands of hours of volunteerism devoted to the greater-Rutland community. The …

Opinion
November 29, 2018

Remembering Scott Giguere

Dear Editor, As we mature we begin to be more understanding of the fact of our mortality. In the last year my wife, Zip, and I have witnessed the loss…

Letter
November 21, 2018

Thank you for celebrating Ned

Dear Editor, A very special thank you to everyone for all the cards, prayers and love for an amazing man – Ned Dyer. We will be looking forward to a celebration…

Letter
November 21, 2018

The pot industry is misleading

Dear Editor, Thank you for publishing the opinions of Vermont physicians in your recent Nov. 7 issue. Vermont Society represents the majority of Vermont doctors and healthcare providers who recognize…

Letter
November 21, 2018

The good part of Thanksgiving

Dear Editor, While President Trump is pardoning two turkeys for Thanksgiving, everyone of us can exercise that same presidential power by choosing a non-violent Thanksgiving observance. Here are some good…

Op - Ed
November 21, 2018

Revising ‘ the Dream ’

By Angelo Lynn A generation or so ago, the American Dream was writ large in our cultural DNA. Symbolically, the dream came to mean owning an adequate house, having a…

Column
November 13, 2018

House shifts to the left

By Jim Harrison Amid high turnout, likely fueled by the discourse in Washington and anti-Trump sentiment in Vermont, along with successful efforts of the Democrat/Progressives’ “get out the vote campaign,”…