Letters to the Editor

To the Editor,
The housing situation in our state has become urgent. With very little available housing and inflated rental costs, so many Vermonters are feeling the impacts. The fact is that even if you have resources, there is nowhere for people to go. Gov. Phil Scott and his...
To the Editor,
On Friday, August 20, I represented the Vermont Holocaust Memorial at a rather unique occasion. The Ambassador of Lithuania to the United States, Audra Plepyte, was in Craftsbury to posthumously bestow the Lithuanian State Award, the Life Saving Cross, to the family of...
To the Editor
I am inspired to provide another opportunity in our community. I call it West River Opportunity Collaborative. By creating WROC, I’m opening another umbrella of opportunity for any concept that connects people of all ages, for personal growth and development; and for sharing...
To the Editor,
Over the COVID-19 pandemic, the state of Vermont provided a free motel room to any Vermonter experiencing homelessness through the GA Motel Program. 
On July 1, the state of Vermont made the decision to exit upwards of 700 Vermonters from this program. People were...
To the Editor,
For over 20 years the majority of school districts in Vermont have been denied their fair share of education funds and their constitutional right to equitable educational opportunity. That’s because the formula the state uses to distribute education funds does not accurately...
To the Editor,
The family of Jake White would like to thank our community for the outpouring of love and support that we have received. We are grateful for the hugs, shared memories, phone calls, flowers, cards, food, and words of condolences. 
To all of you who have reached out to...
To the Editor,
In April of 2020, six weeks into closed schools and stringent COVID-19 measures I went to the Vermont Department of Health website.  I downloaded the weekly flu surveillance report for the 2019 to 2020 flu season.  Fauci said this lockdown was necessary to flatten the curve...
To the Editor,
I don’t care who you voted for, your political affiliation, or anything else related to the 2020 election. Yes, there were very strong opinions one way or the other. 
But what I am bothered by are the new flags that seem to be cropping up all over that say “F**k Biden...
To the Editor,
After the passing of a loved one, we do our best to honor their memory with each new day. We celebrate their life for all that it was, remembering the wonderful things they shared with us. Thank you to the family and many friends of the late Ray Holland for offering your...
To the Editor,
The Commonwealth Fund, a philanthropic foundation, has recently published another report on our health care system, and it doesn’t look good. The United States ranked dead last when compared to 10 other high income countries.  The study looked at access to care, care process...

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