Letter to the editor: Delisle made a difference for local folks in need

Caroline Delisle, who died on Dec. 20, was a long-time worker at The Middlebury Welfare office and at ACCAG (Addison County Community Action Group).

Letter to the editor: Minimum wage boost needed

Last week, on March 29, Vermont senior U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., was grilling Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz on the illegal union-busting activities used by that corporation.

Letter to the editor: Scott’s economic policies steeped in outdated ideals

Vermont is lucky compared with other states under Republican governors. Gov. Phil Scott is no raving Trumpite! However, his economic thought reflects old Republican ideas.

Letter to the editor: Unvaxxed should go to the back of the line

An elderly friend just had his hip replacement put off, as Burlington, Middlebury and Rutland hospitals had no bed for him. Of the patients who had the bed, almost all COVID patients were not fully vaccinated.

Letter to the editor: Easement deal was violated

Think twice before signing a Middlebury Regional Planning easement. I speak about the sidewalk through the Pulp Mill Bridge area.

Letter to the editor: DOL treating low-income workers unfairly

As the Vermont Department of Labor begins to deny unemployment benefits to people whose job search does not please them, remember some factors.Schools are starting to reopen, but less experienced workers often must work odd hours. With summer coming, and … (read more)

Letter to the editor: ‘Defund police’ idea has merit

The Addison Independent of July 2 did quality reporting about racism in Middlebury, Vermont. People of Color describe nasty situations involving primitive local racists, Middlebury Police, and senior white supremacist professors at Middlebury College. No … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Better education is the best answer

Ignorance, racism and poverty are perpetuated by education that avoids such delicate subjects to please our politicians. A majority of college-educated white women voted for Trump in 2016. Fascists were elected in other major countries. Our democratic ins … (read more)