Letter to the editor: Parents are harmed by gender ideology activism

Montpelier’s new Senator Pro Tempore Phil Baruth has now segued from minor abortion rights to “trans youth who are trying to figure out their identities” rights in early December as can be heard on the Morning Drive radio interview.

Letter to the editor: College must help manage student ‘party houses’

A question, and a challenge for Middlebury College, regarding its purported commitment to community, environment, and “exemplary land stewardship.”

Letter to the editor: Petition seeks to bring ACSD voters back into fold

How connected do you feel with your local school board? Do you know their names? When their meetings are held? What they’ll be voting on next?

Letter to the editor: Conlon reflects on his time on the ACSD board

It was with mixed feelings that I resigned last week from the Addison Central School District board.

Letter to the editor: Teachers should get sabbatical

I was disappointed to read about Superintendent Burrow’s denial of Michelle Steele’s sabbatical request.

Letter to the editor: Being a vegan helps everyone

If every human was a vegan (eating no animal products) for just one day every week, it would make a positive change.

Letter to the editor: State’s pension plans in peril

As Legislators search for monies to fund their priorities this coming session, they may do well to re-examine the teachers and state employees pension plans. 

Guest editorial: Free CCV tuition is key to building Vermont’s workforce

We’ve long known that the most promising jobs in Vermont require education and training beyond high school. Yet too often, Vermonters seeking that education and workforce training cannot afford it.

Guest editorial: Traditional Medicare is under attack

I’ve spent my professional life as a primary care pediatrician, mostly in Vermont. Now I’m retired and the beneficiary of Medicare. 

Ways of Seeing: In praise of rice and lentils

Ah, January. The magical month where so many of us vow to exercise more, eat healthier, stop wasting money, and generally Be Better.

Jessie Raymond: Grandkids make life ‘fun’ again

Our kids were just as entertaining when they were that age. But it’s been 20 years or so since I had a preschooler, and sometimes I forget how constant and unrelenting the fun was back then.

Letter to the editor: Articles were very informative

I appreciate the articles written by Dr. G. Fjeld and Mr. Richard Hopkins in a recent Addison Independent.

Letter to the editor: GMP crews get kudos for work

This is a letter of a very sincere thank you from all our family to the incredible efforts by the Green Mountain Power crews who worked tirelessly to restore power to Middlebury homes (and all other homes).

Letter to the editor: ‘Vermont Public’ name a misfire

I couldn’t agree more with Paul Stone’s letter about the new moniker for Vermont Public Radio & TV’s consolidation. It also struck me as rather odd, perhaps even silly.

Letter to the editor: Great Ice Storm of ’98 recalled

As Vermonters recover from two back-to-back, end-of-year, severe storms that hammered homeowners, businesses and farms, some may recall the Great Ice Storm of early January 1998.