Letter to the editor: Dredging is good for lake

One month prior to the opening of the 2020 Vermont Legislative Session, the party in power presented to both representatives and the general public alike a few of the flagship issues soon to be taken up. This legislative briefing focused on a clean water update and what it will take to correct it, plus the Transportation and Climate Initiatives (Act 59, 2019). Many of the bills that died last year were scheduled to be reintroduced perhaps because we, the electorate, don’t really know what is best for us. On … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Change needed in November

A letter by Dan Monger in Jan. 2nd’s edition pointed out that the U.S. Congress is not doing its job of writing enough laws and that the reason is because of in-depth investigation of the president. My feeling is that honest, stable leadership must be our … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Congress is not doing its job

Most Americans elect representatives to Congress with the intended directive to pass laws in D.C. After all, it is the legislative branch of government which is solely designated by our constitution to do just that. Some feel that our executive branch may … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Impeachment process will help the GOP in 2020

“There you go again” was a phrase used by Reagan against Carter in the 1980 debates and is apropos today regarding Adam Schiff, the chair of the House Intelligence Committee. Even after the Mueller Report was released, Schiff still insisted that there was … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Farmers deal with a plethora of challenges

Few are known more for their strong work ethic, self-reliance and ingenuity than the American farmer and more specifically the Vermont farmer. Apart from providing jobs in our community, the dairy farm landscape attracts many of our tourists and helps pro … (read more)