Letters to the Editor

To the Editor,
As I was sitting at Jamie’s service, I was thinking about how he loved to dance. The last time I saw him dance was at my 90th birthday party. I can picture him on the Town Hall floor dancing away. He sure could polka. I was privileged to dance with him quite a few times over...
To the Editor,
Most people don’t know what home and community-based services are, let alone their importance to many disabled people. People who are physically disabled often depend on others to perform “activities of daily living,” like getting in and out of bed, dressing, bathing,...
To the Editor,
I am requesting people slow down  around the watershed areas of Route 100 - Readsboro, Whitingham, and Stamford - where animals are coming out of the low-lying wet areas along the highway. I have had to rescue two turtles and three deer. Very small.
I know they jump...
To the Editor,
The Vermont State College System has embraced a revolutionary, systemwide transformation that will allow us to continue serving our students, the Vermont economy, and the Vermont communities that host our vibrant rural campuses. 
Last year, the pandemic amplified our...
To the Editor,
The 2020 Census numbers for Vermont indicate that our little state grew by about 20,000 people over the past decade, or +2.8%. We also know that, within Vermont, our overall population has been migrating toward the northwest region (Chittenden, Franklin, and Lamoille...
To the Editor,
First, it is essential to understand how the current crisis concerning homelessness and related matters far predates the pandemic. There have been large numbers of persons living unhoused and are, once again, being abandoned to reside on the streets, underneath bridges, or...
To the Editor,
The family of Beth Greene would like to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to our family, friends, and community. Your many acts of kindness and sympathy continue to be a great comfort to us in our time of sorrow. We also want to extend a special thanks to Beth’s...
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On behalf of all the Anstatt Family, a huge thank you to Janet Boyd and all the people so involved in the amazingly successful raffle of my son Bruce Anstatt’s 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee to benefit the Guy Hawkins Cancer Center and the Old School Community Center. Bruce too...
To the Editor,
Education finance in Vermont is an often hard to understand and quite complex system.  Act 59 of 2021 created the “Task Force on the Implementation of the Pupil Weighting Factors Report,” a group of eight Vermont legislators who will spend time this summer, as the name...
To the Editor,
Say, hypothetically speaking, you were in a situation where there was abuse that left you feeling amputated from the only source of protection you knew to turn to for help because the violation had been perpetrated by one of their own. What if your kid gets pulled over...

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