Letter to the editor: Ripton deserves to make its own decisions about its school

Resident urges No vote on whether Ripton should rejoin the Addison Central School District.

Guest editorial: Dangerous misinformation on abortion

There is not currently, nor will there be due to Article 22, any provider or facility in Vermont doing elective terminations beyond the gestational age of 21 weeks, six days, with 22 weeks being the currently accepted threshold of viability.

Community forum: Why I became a cop

Within the framework of policing, I’m daily presented with opportunities to exercise compassion.

Community forum: Election fraud lie is still dividing us

We see it every day on social media, where a lie can be shared and spread rapidly, reaching thousands if not millions of people sometimes in a matter of minutes.

Letter to the editor: Welcomed Cultrara’s take on climate

I am very grateful to Ollie Cultrara for their perspective on climate.

Letter to the editor: Another angle to airport saga

Do we want to encourage more flying, especially if it is to benefit the few and often for pleasure?

Letter to the editor: Article missed hateful rhetoric

I found the article covering the City Council meeting of Sept .13 mischaracterized several major aspects of the meeting, starting with the headline “Most …back Chief.”

Letter to the editor: Vermont Yankee could have been part of the solution

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station, our state’s largest zero-carbon power source, was shut down in 2014 for no logical reason other than that it didn’t fit into the state’s “green” agenda which has made a pariah of peaceful atomic energy. 

Letter to the editor: McGill is a good choice for Addison-5 House seat

Jubilee is strongly dedicated to helping the less fortunate in our society through providing more affordable housing, working for racial and climate justice, promoting a livable wage for workers and helping Vermonters to recover from the economic devastat … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Ripton principal weighs in on upcoming referendum

We find ourselves nearing another important townwide vote on how to best educate our children given current education funding laws and state statutes.

Letter to the editor: Article 22 will not codify a woman’s right to abortion

Amending the Vermont Constitution to make “personal reproductive autonomy” a right for every individual — men, women, and children — undermines women’s access to safe, on-demand abortion, and undermines parents’ authority to direct their children in repro … (read more)

Editorial: Dueling arguments prompt call for airport task force

The battleground is a common theme between those who embrace economic development for all of its positive aspects, and those who oppose it because it would affect their personal peace and quiet.

Climate Matters: We should be feeling our feelings

I don’t know about you, but I hate talking about climate change.

Community forum: New spot needed for local airport

If an expanded airport is determined to be a necessary resource for Addison County, then a new, more appropriate site should be established for the facility. 

Editorial: A $700,000 goal to reach

The United Way and the community’s support of its $700,000 goal is vital. That money helps over 20 area community nonprofits fill-in the gaps in funding where it’s most needed.

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