On October 28, 2020

Vermont lock down will have a long impact

Dear Editor,

My wife and I live in West Virginia have traveled and skied at Killington for 30 years since we retired have made a trip in the fall and between four to five trips in the winter. With the Vermont restrictions we canceled our trip and went to the smoky mountains in Tennessee for the leaves. We are also going to ski elsewhere this winter. We live on five acres have low exposure, take care of my wife’s 90-year-old parents, but are lumped into the other 97% of the United States for traveling to Vermont. If Vermont doesn’t reconsider these restrictions, I think this may hurt tourism for years to come. Also a large part of the homes and condos are owned by people who are not Vermont residents. Are they going to keep them out? We don’t know if we’ll ever come back.

Chip and Amy Ernst

West Virginia

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