Guest editorial: The peril of OneCare’s failure

Last week the regulators made a point of asking OneCare’s leadership if it could justify its $15 million budget request. It could not. Not satisfactorily.

Guest editorial: Giving thanks to Vt. farmers

This week and through the holidays, Vermont food will be at the center the table as many of us celebrate with family and friends. 

Climate Matters: A late fall and ‘shifting baseline syndrome’

This year, the last leaves fell on Nov. 8. Last year they fell on Nov. 3. In 2020 the leaves fell on Oct. 31.

Ways of Seeing: November as a time for reflection

As we approach the holiday season, I ache to hear my grandmothers’ voices, to hug them, to spend time with them.

Jessie Raymond: A simple Thanksgiving? No thanks

Despite the likelihood of meltdowns, however, riding that line between culinary success and disaster makes me feel alive.

Letter to the editor: Political ad was a big misfire

I would suggest that the Addison Independent also set a standard for publishing right out lies. 

Letter to the editor: Merger vote a major lesson

Perhaps an even bigger surprise came at the beginning of the Nov. 16 Board of Education meeting when the panel accepted Oliver Olsen’s resignation.

Letter to the editor: School district merger fans, foes share same goals

While we may disagree on solutions, we acknowledge our school districts face many difficult problems that are not easy to fix. 

Letter to the editor: Recent letter about stray cats appreciated

I’m writing to commend Erica Langston on a thoughtful and thorough letter regarding the factors to assess when considering if a cat is truly stray and in need of help or if he or she is part of a family who chooses to allow outdoor time.

Letter to the editor: State GOP must eschew Trump to regain relevancy

The recent election was a disaster for the Vermont Republican Party.

Letter to the editor: Some looking for jobs aren’t given a chance

I have personally applied for over 35 jobs in the Addison County area over the years.

Letter to the editor: Pigs are better people than one of our former leaders

I have never met a pig that is sexist, or racist, or homophobic.

Letter to the editor: AgeWell offers good guidance on Medicare options

The mail coming to me every day from for-profit private health insurance plans advertising an alternative to traditional Medicare, is overwhelming.

Letter to the editor: Trunk or treat was a success

The weather was great, the trunks all looked great, and everyone enjoyed the town highway and fire trucks.

Faith Gong: Of toddlers and teens

Three-year-olds and teenagers, as it turns out, aren’t all that different.