Letters to the Editor

To the Editor,
On behalf of the Historical Society of Wilmington, I would like to thank Sally Gore from the Wilmington Flea Market for helping the society raise money for the rebuild of our stone wall at our museum on Lisle Hill.  Also thank you to all those who purchased 50/50 tickets in...
To the Editor,
During the pandemic months, the GA Motel Program ensured that every Vermonter in need of shelter got a hotel or motel room at no cost, providing stability and safety to the most vulnerable Vermonters during a crisis.
However, in July, the motel program transitioned...
To the Editor,
The professional organization that represents fish and wildlife departments nationwide, the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, has called for a transformation to meet the changing times. However, those who head up the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department seem stuck...
To the Editor,
“Nobody should try this…”
Hugh Keelan spoke to a small audience at the Retreat Farm, a mix of Sunday picnickers and opera lovers, in the shade of a large modular fabric shelter with a row of music stands and an electric piano.
“We have this ambition to do a...
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,
Twenty years ago, on Tuesday morning, September 11, 2001, our lives changed forever as terrorists attacked the United States. It was a sobering day marked by the humanity, heroism, and grace that rose up throughout our nation, as we faced unimaginable tragedy and loss....
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...

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