Letter, Opinion

Vote to take care of your neighbors

Dear Editor, Our centuries-old Vermont tradition of Town Meeting Day is just days away. This year, perhaps the presidential primary on that same day is getting most of the attention, but remember that other important business will happen on Super […]

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Letter, Opinion

Thank you, Slate Valley board

Dear Editor, Editor’s note: This letter was directed to the members of the Slate Valley Unified Union School District, which includes Orwell, and shared with the press. I am writing to thank you for your service. I want to thank […]

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Letter, Opinion

Honor loved ones by giving blood

Dear Editor, Did you know that patients fighting cancer need more blood than patients fighting any other disease? Cancer patients use nearly one-quarter of the nation’s blood supply. In fact, five units of blood are needed every minute to help […]

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Letter, Opinion

School funding model needs revision

Dear Editor, The Vermont Rural Education Collaborative includes 44 schools from Canaan in the Northeast East Kingdom to Bradford in the Connecticut River Valley. Our school-communities have some of the highest poverty levels and include the most sparsely populated areas […]

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Letter, Opinion

Climate change isn’t the real crisis

Dear Editor, Windsor County Sen. Dick McCormack (D-Bethel) recently opined about the climate crisis and how government must implement “a worthy and non-negotiable response” to this crisis. What is this “worthy and non-negotiable” response?  In the summer of 2018, the […]

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