Can one farm make a difference?

To all the farmers out there: I know that you’re sick and tired of people who aren’t even in the agricultural business telling you what to do with your farm, how to run it, making you change things without giving a thought to how that affects you personally. Although I can’t assure you that I’m… Read More »

Thank you from Mike Yantachka

As we approach the election, I want to thank my Charlotte and Hinesburg constituents for your confidence in me and the work I have been doing for the last six years in the Legislature. I want you to know that I do not take your support for granted and will continue to keep you apprised… Read More »

Hands to Honduras-Tela corrections

Editor’s note: We regret that we had several inaccuracies in last week’s Hands to Honduras-Tela story. We asked Linda Gilbert, the director of the program, to help us set the story straight. Our apologies to Linda Gilbert and the organization. Glancing at The Citizen and Shelburne News on Thursday, I noticed a photo of the… Read More »

A vote for Dave Zuckerman

I support Sen.  Dave Zuckerman for Lt. Governor for his work and position on many issues, including his thoughtful approach on an issue that concerns us all: taxes. I’ve known him for more than 15 years and watched him as a young legislator when he was just starting out and was on the House Ag.… Read More »

Sue Minter for Governor

I have known Sue Minter for over 16 years and I had the good fortune to work with her in state government. Sue is fair, committed and hardworking. She cares for all Vermonters. Sue takes a balanced approach to all matters in her life. I hope that you will join me in voting for Sue… Read More »

Town Clerk wage appeal withdrawal

It is at an end as I withdrew my appeal to the Department of Labor last week and this is why. The State has based its decision on the fact that I am an exempt, salaried employee and the Selectboard has no authority over the hours I work. I will be paid the same annual… Read More »

Letters to the Editor

Thank you from Waldorf School On behalf of the Lake Champlain Waldorf School community, I want to thank everyone who came to our school’s Rummage Sale Bliss on Sept 24. It was wonderful to see so many rummage sale regulars, and meet new people. We work hard to present an attractive, well priced sale, and… Read More »

Letters to the Editor

A World without suicide Please join hundreds of us as we walk in unified solidarity to erase the stigma around suicide and as we help those in need this Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016, at Oakledge Park- Upper Shelter (Flynn Ave.) at 11:30am. You can find out more at There is a suicide in Vermont every… Read More »

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