New citizens can keep old allegiances

To the Editor: Please note that upon becoming a U.S. citizen by naturalization, most applicants do not lose the citizenship of their home country contrary to “Aboard Ticonderoga, Vermonters become new American citizens” (The Citizen, Sept. 20). Based on the U.S. Department of State regulation of dual citizenship, the Supreme Court of the U.S. has stated… Read More »

Chief Frank Koss explains Hinesburg’s rejected bid for school resource officer

To the Editor: After Shelburne News’s article on the school resource officer (Sept. 20), I have received several calls concerning Shelburne Police receiving the contract for the office at Champlain Valley Union High School, located here in Hinesburg. My biggest concern was the question of why an officer in Hinesburg costs $103,000 a year and… Read More »