Opinion

Lothrop School weighs options

Dear Editor, Pittsford families and community members discussed the Lothrop School budget at the school board meeting on Jan. 8 where two options were presented. The first is a number of cuts to the programs at Lothrop in order to […]

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Opinion

Preserving the backcountry as backcountry

Dear Editor, After reading the article in the Jan 1 edition about the State/U.S. forest service “considering a back country plan” I felt compelled to remind hunters, skiers, snowboarders, hikers, snowshoe folks, etc, that the National Forest has been, and […]

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Opinion

Marijuana usage among Vt. teens is high

By the Vermont coalition, Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) Out of all the states in the U.S., tiny Vermont has one of the highest rates of teen marijuana use. Proponents of legalization say that shows how poorly prohibition of marijuana […]

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Opinion

Shumlin values profit over people

Dear Editor, Shumlin has consistently dragged his feet on healthcare. The media called his near defeat in November a referendum on his policies, particularly his signature policy universal healthcare. But the referendum was over his foot dragging. He has consistently […]

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Opinion

“The Road to Nowhere”

Dear Editor, Another winter has come, and another disappointment by our town’s entrepreneurs. Have you looked at Killington Road in the evening? The town wanted to create a “sense of arrival,” but the effort from the business community is dismal! […]

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