Food drive efforts appreciated

To the Editor: A special thank you to the Hinesburg Fire Department and Hinesburg Police Department for their efforts on their eighth annual food drive for the Hinesburg Community Resource Center Food Shelf. They raised $716 and 719 pounds of food in the pouring rain. We appreciate their efforts in our community every day and… Read More »

Rep. Yantachka thanks voters for support

To the Editor: I am extremely honored to once again have the opportunity to serve my community of Charlotte and our neighbors in southwest Hinesburg as their representative in Montpelier. As a member of the House Energy & Technology Committee, I will continue working for a clean environment, renewable energy, faster internet access, and a… Read More »

Veterans Home salutes veterans

To the Editor: The Vermont Veterans’ Home is extremely grateful for our U.S. military veterans, past and present. The rights and freedoms we enjoy are incumbent upon your unselfish service to our nation. We live in the greatest nation on earth and continue to thrive because of your commitment to duty, honor, and country. Please… Read More »

Let’s move on from past education politics

By DANIEL M. FRENCH In the final weeks of the election cycle, supporters of the Vermont State College System and early education proponents made their pitch for additional funding in a challenging fiscal environment. Their ideas are constructive, their tone civil and they’re making a good faith effort to add to the policy conversation. My… Read More »

Demers: Explaining the purple ribbons

By JAN DEMERS She was rocking back and forth in the chair: an adult holding a teddy bear weeping as she rocked. I was working as the director of the Domestic Violence Intervention Program in upstate New York. “I’ve lost everything,” she said. And she had. She was alone with no income having left a… Read More »

We should be proud of our Vermont elections

By JIM CONDOS Election Day is fast approaching. On Tuesday, Nov. 6, Vermonters will head to the ballot box to vote for the people who will represent them, from justice of the peace all the way up to governor and members of Congress. Free and fair elections are the bedrock of our democracy in Vermont… Read More »

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