Another native Vermonter relocates away

The people I befriended in Shelburne/Charlotte will always be near and dear to my heart. Plus, they represent half my life. Yup, 60 years ago, Mr. and Mrs. Trahan gave birth to an outgoing child in Burlington. I’m hoping this letter to the editor will make it into the many households I didn’t personally say… Read More »

Not all feminists are pro-choice

I am the mother of a 5-month-old girl. I have struggled to ask myself, how will I tell her that, until she was born, her value depended only on whether I wanted her or not? That if her existence in any way conflicted with my vision or plans for my own life, she was disposable.… Read More »

Raising money for the poor

Raising money for the poor

The 5th Grade PREP (religious education) students from St. Catherine of Siena in Shelburne wish to thank everyone from the bottom of our hearts for joining us and contributing so generously to our Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowl Project Poverty Awareness Campaign Bake Sales at the Parish Hall and Shelburne Market on Sunday, March 31.… Read More »

Open letter to Vermont Commissioner of Health

In your Feb. 25, 2019 letter to Congress, you call for censorship of online vaccine “misinformation,” meaning reports or science that contradict the health department’s “state-sanctioned” messaging, which has included supporting the removal of all non-medical exemptions to vaccines. I find this deeply disturbing, and an obvious attack on an individual’s right to free and… Read More »

Kudos for CVU

Kudos to CVU, Candy Padula and the students involved in “The Laramie Project.” I commend you on your courage for putting this marginalized community front and center. I also congratulate you for the amazing skill and talent that was displayed in performing such an intense and emotionally jarring production. CVU has taken a big step… Read More »

Thank you, Hinesburg

I am deeply humbled and honored to have been elected to the Hinesburg Selectboard. I can assure all Hinesburg residents I will be fair, open-minded, and attentive to all voices on issues that face us. I met many people during this campaign and regardless of whether supporting me or Keith, the one takeaway everyone agreed… Read More »

Raising the Black Lives Matter flag

We propose that the Black Lives Matter flag will be raised at Champlain Valley Union High School in honor of Black History Month. We affirm that Black Lives Matter is a peaceful and empowering grassroots movement, advocating for racial justice and collective liberation. By raising the flag, we hope to make CVU a more inclusive… Read More »

Tenney deserves another selectboard term

I have worked with Frank as a member of the zoning board for three years and I have followed his first term as a Charlotte Selectman. He has an encyclopedic knowledge of the town and its regulations. This is priceless when developing and implementing policies that shape the town. He works well with everyone in… Read More »

Faulkner for select board

My name is Ted Kohn. I am reaching out to you, my neighbors, in support of Jim Faulkner. I ask that you please consider him for a position on the Charlotte Select Board. I’m a Charlotte resident and have known Jim and his family for 12 or so years now. The way politics are these… Read More »

Support for Jeff French

Please join me in voting for Jeff French for select board. I’ve gotten to know Jeff through our work together on the planning commission. In our meetings, Jeff always has a well thought out, unique idea to contribute. Jeff is approachable and a good listener. He brings a “here’s my idea, what’s your idea, lets… Read More »

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