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)

Letter to the editor: Field Days can plan to go green

Now that the Addison County Fair Field Days are over, the results printed in the Independent and school is back in session, perhaps it is time to look at what a Field Days of the future might look like.

Letter to the editor: Grant touted for county sheriff

Gerald Grant was born and raised in Addison County and is known for his honesty, integrity and the respect he has for the people of this community.

Letter to the editor: Rebuttal needed for election lie

While I appreciate the Addison Independent’s interviews with candidates for local and state elections, the Sept. 8 report on Peter Caldwell is a conduit for disinformation.

After a fall, first responders made all the difference

On Aug. 22 while hiking with my nine-year-old granddaughter and six-and-a-half-year-old grandson, I fell and broke my hip.

Letter to the editor: Biden gave an honest speech

As I was listening to President Biden’s recent speech with tears in my eyes, I was so glad to see him talking straight to all of us in such inclusive terms.

Letter to the editor: Colleges are also billionaires

U.S. colleges bear considerable responsibility for the student debt crisis.

Letter to the editor: Accountability isn’t disrespect

Since Chief Merkel announced his retirement, Front Porch Forum in Vergennes has been awash in vague and inflammatory posts about city leadership.

Letter to the editor: Off-campus student housing creating problems

It was extremely disappointing to learn that both the town selectboard and the college have strayed from the spirit of our Town Plan by allowing for the conversion of several town residences into student housing.

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