Category Archives: Opinion

Letter
November 9, 2018

Halloween help

Dear Editor, On Halloween, Wednesday, Oct. 31 the Pittsford Recreation Department welcomed over 200 trick or treaters and their families to the annual Lothrop PTO Trunk or Treat. I would…

Letter
November 9, 2018

Remembering WWI, 100 years ago

Dear Editor, It was at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month 100 years ago in 1918 that World War I, “the war to end all…

Op - Ed
November 9, 2018

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

By Darius Seidle and Mark Jacobs Lung Cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. The biggest cause of lung cancer is smoking, followed by radon…

Op - Ed
November 9, 2018

Will bond downgrade spark pension reform?

By Rob Roper On Oct. 23, Moody’s, the investors’ credit service, downgraded Vermont’s bond rating from AAA to Aa1. This has significant implications for the state’s ability to borrow money…

Letter
October 18, 2018

Quarry story lacks facts

Dear Editor, We only recently were made aware of the article “Glimmerstone Quarry future hangs in the balance” by Julia Purdy. This article is so erroneous and one-sided that the…

Op - Ed
October 17, 2018

A backcountry opportunity

By Angelo Lynn The new backcountry hut recently built at Chittenden Brook campground on the east side of Brandon Gap is more than a story about a few hikers and…

Op - Ed
August 29, 2018

Will Trump drown in the swamp he created?

By Angelo Lynn Not since President Richard Nixon has the United States faces the prospect of indicting a sitting president, and not since Nixon has a sitting president been implicated…

Op - Ed
August 1, 2018

Remember to vote

By Secretary of State Jim Condos The Aug. 14 Vermont Primary Election is just two weeks away. While there has been some indication of lower voter turnout, I hope that…

Op - Ed
July 25, 2018

A matter of civic pride

By Angelo Lynn Here’s a challenge for Vermont residents: Find an area dedicated to public use that needs cleaning up and work out a way to get it done. Why do…