Letter to the editor: Charging alleged shooter as adult ‘unfathomable’

My heart goes out to the family and friends of Madden Gouveia. I can’t imagine how painful it must be to lose a child, and to lose a child in a shooting, here in Bristol — it is all unfathomable.

Letter to the editor: Racism is embedded in American culture

Thank you for the “Not in Our Town?” article (June 25). I read with interest Chief Hanley’s assessment that the “video of the incident, taken from the two police cars at the scene, shows no evidence of racism.”  Let’s not let ourselves off the hook so eas … (read more)

Letter to the editor: County helps migrant workers

I am heartened by my Addison County neighbors and faith communities that have extended hospitality to agricultural workers from other countries. It can’t be easy being a stranger in a strange land, working 12 hours a day, far from family. That’s got to ta … (read more)