Letters to the Editor

To the Editor,
As Vermont and our nation continue to work toward a more fair and equitable criminal justice system, the Vermont Legislature is considering an important bill that can provide a fresh start for thousands of Vermonters, promote public safety, and reduce incarceration. S.7...
To the Editor,
Have you or someone you know experienced hearing loss?  Did an audiologist recommend that you get hearing aids?  Were you shocked to discover that hearing aids cost from $2,000 to $6,000?  Were you surprised to find out that your health insurance plan, if you had one, didn’t...
To the Editor,
 Many thanks to Claudette Hollenbeck for her kind letter about my reviews.  
To her and others who may wonder where I find the books:  with very few exceptions, they are recently- published works of fiction or nonfiction by Vermont authors. I “find” them by asking...
To the Editor, 
Bears are exiting their winter dens, so it’s the perfect time for Protect Our Wildlife’s new bear report, “Vermont Black Bears and How to Effectively Manage Conflict,” that can be found on their website. The report is the product of a five-month-long project launched by an...
To the Editor, 
I’ve been watching the work of the legislature closely this year as a business owner concerned with the economic toll the pandemic has taken on our state. The majority of the legislature’s work this year has revolved around the pandemic and offering economic relief to...
To the Editor, 
The family of Kent Straat wishes to thank our friends in Vermont for their support and kindness throughout Kent’s illness and after his passing. The uplifting words in your cards and calls really touched our hearts. We appreciate the extraordinary compassion of those at the...
To the Editor,
I’d like to take a minute to commend Laura Stevenson on the caliber of the books she has been recommending this year in her column.  
I have bought and read most of them and enjoyed them very much.  I have no idea how she hears of or knows of these books as they are...
To the Editor, 
 Many people don’t know what Paul Weyrich said in 1980:  “I don’t want everybody to vote ... our leverage in the elections quite candidly goes up as the voting populace goes down.” Weyrich, the cofounder of the Heritage Foundation and the American Legislative Exchange...
To the Editor, 
As detailed in an extensive and well-respected research report published in 2019, Vermont does not provide equitable educational resources to children who are economically disadvantaged, children who live in rural areas of the state, and children who are English language...
To the Editor,
This was a particularly challenging winter for the DVCC.  The pandemic not only affected jobs and income for many local people; but it also affected the ability of charitable funds to raise money to help them manage their expenses throughout the winter.   
Going into...

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