Letters to the Editor

To the Editor,
The town’s DRB response to Mr. Silverstein’s proposal for the buildings on East Main Street is very disappointing.
It appears that Mr. Silverstein diligently researched the history of the buildings and proposed a facade design that was consistent with the building’s...
To the Editor,
To the voters of the town of Whitingham, I’m Wayne Corse, candidate for a two-year seat on the selectboard.
I’m a life long resident of Whitingham, veteran, business owner, property owner, 35-year member of the Whitingham Fire Deptartment, former selectman, former...
To the Editor,
I am writing to express my complete and most sincere confidence in Greg Brown, who is up for reelection for selectman for the town of Whitingham.  Greg has been a dedicated and active member of the board for 15 years and has several irons in the fire that he would like to...
To the Editor,
For some, the term economic development bears a negative connotation, as if someone picked a winner and therefore someone else must lose. But economic development is not a zero-sum game. Done well, we all benefit. Done badly or not at all, it is also possible for everyone to...
To the Editor,
I would like to clarify some of the information which was given at the selectboard meeting February 19. The commercial properties in Dover will be revalued because the assessments are currently valued 30% higher than market value. When Jeremiah (Sund) commented the sales are...
To the Editor,
This letter is written on behalf of the students and staff of the Southern Valley Unified Union School District at Readsboro School.  We would like to thank and express our appreciation to the following community members and businesses for their contribution of equipment and...
To the Editor,
Wetlands are the unsung champions of the natural world; watery, squishy places that fundamentally support our daily lives.  February 2 was World Wetlands Day, a time to celebrate these under-appreciated places in our landscape.
Vermont is blessed with some of the...
To the Editor,
Today, I believe that the American Flag flying at the Vermont Statehouse ought to be lowered to half-staff, and a black shroud flung over its gold dome. How else to commemorate the darkest day in Vermont legislative history?  
The bill which passed through the House...
To the Editor,
There were nine of us going for breakfast on Sunday.  It was also time for our guests to leave after four days, so eating breakfast out was as important as sending them home.  After three calls in, trying to find a resturant and not having to wait 45 minutes in prolonging...
To the Editor,
We are so grateful to Sandra Kingsley at Blue Mountain Produce for once again hosting the spot for us to offer free Christmas tree chipping again.  Thank you, Sandra!
Bill and Denise Foery
Black Diamond
Tree Service Inc.


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