Letters to the Editor

To the Editor,
An open letter to legislative decision makers:
Please make every effort to ensure that S.54, the cannabis regulation bill provides strong equity and inclusion provisions.  The current bill fails to provide a sufficiently robust framework and fails to allocate any...
To the Editor,
Fifty million Chinese locked down! Fifteen countries affected! Three confirmed cases in the US! These dramatic headlines announce one more pandemic caused by our abuse of animals.
Indeed, 61% of the 1,415 pathogens known to infect humans originate with animals. These...
To the Editor,
Working with nine Vermont public schools and three town boards of authority, I am filled with sadness and shame and outrage! 
Public trust in our institutions is the foundation of democracy. Without it we can only create scapegoats in the place of justice, and...
To the Editor,
I am running for selectboard in Whitingham and hope this letter enables folks to know me better.
For the past eight years, I’ve enjoyed serving on the Whitingham Planning and Zoning Commission and the Whitingham Economic Development Group. I’ve worked with internet...
To the Editor,
CUD? What is this thing we will be voting on at Town Meeting? Communications union districts allow two or more towns to join together as a municipal entity for a means of building internet communication infrastructure. The benefits of creating a CUD are the following:...
To the Editor:
Whitingham residents are presented with a great opportunity to bring fresh ideas, professional insight, and renewed energy to the Twin Valley Unified Union District School Board. Three candidates on the ballot deserve your vote. 
Christy Betit is a Whitingham native...
To the Editor,
Note: This letter was sent to legislative leaders,  chairs of the House and Senate education committees, and  the directors of  Vermont’s education professional organizations.
On Monday, February 10, the Windham Central Super Board met to discuss the recent “Pupil...
To the Editor,  
I am running for selectboard in Whitingham and want people to know why. 
I have decided to run now because I feel this upcoming year has a lot of the issues that I have been working on for many years.    
First is that for the past 14 years I have served on...
To the Editor,
I have a few questions at this time for the Southern Valley Unified Union School District elected officers and the WSSU management team concerning the 2020 annual report and its contents.
1) What part of Act 46 legislation (with intent of lowering education costs) do...
To the Editor,
My husband Dave and I volunteer to run the senior lunches twice a week at the Whitingham  Municipal Center, in Jacksonville, at noon on Tuesday and Thursday, and we are worried that there are not enough people attending. 
Three years ago the state was going to drop...


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