Tag Archives: Dear Editor

Letter
June 15, 2016

Rutland Rec efforts exemplify the best of our community

Dear Editor,

Today I was standing on my porch watching the Rutland Recreation Department employees mowing the “park” created on reclaimed lands of the former National Guard facility on North Street Extension. What a great job done by Cindi Wight’s staff in making the absolute…

Letter
June 15, 2016

A government monopoly is no better than a private monopoly

Dear Editor,

The Great Progressive Era in United States History(1890-1920) was characterized by the enactment of antitrust laws. Presidents of this era were concerned about American consumers being cheated by big monopoly industries like the Standard Oil company, now known as Exxon-Mobil.

What is a…

Letter
June 10, 2016

Salvation Army pastors say goodbye to Rutland

Dear Editor,

We have served the Rutland County for the past nine years as the Pastors and Administrators for the Salvation Army. We are under farewell orders and will be leaving Vermont at the end of June. We will be moving back to New Jersey…

Letter
June 9, 2016

Record-breaking volume of food donated in mailboxes

Dear Editor,

On May 14 the generous Woodstock community donated a record breaking volume of food to the Stamp Out Hunger campaign, both by leaving bags at their mailboxes and bringing items to the main post office.

I am proud of the entire staff of…

Letter
June 9, 2016

The governor’s veto should be rebuked

Dear Editor,

Bill S. 230 — a bi-partisan piece of compromise legislation that empowers local communities when it comes to siting for energy projects and sets reasonable sound standards for industrial wind projects — was vetoed Monday, June 6, by Governor Shumlin. This bill had input…

Letter
June 9, 2016

Killington police recover stolen goods

Dear Editor,

A few weeks ago I was the victim of theft as someone stole a large value of money and stuff from my car, which was parked at my house. In the weeks since I reported this to local officers Howard and Montgomery, they’ve been…

Letter
June 7, 2016

President’s foreign policy is hard to understand

Dear Editor,

As I watched President Obama deliver a speech in Vietnam last week, I have to wonder about a few things this Ppresident does. First, he lifts a U. S. arms ban on this country so the U. S. can sell lethal military equipment…

Letter
June 7, 2016

Open letter to President Obama: Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Dear Editor,

Congratulations to President Obama on your historic and thoughtful words and deeds in Japan. You destroyed the artificial suspense created by the media over whether you would apologize or not. No one familiar with your background as someone keenly aware of our history…