Letter to the Editor

Awaiting Selectboard response on fluoride in water supply On Oct. 20 I hand-delivered the following letter to each member of the Hinesburg Selectboard at their monthly meeting. To date, I have not received a reply, nor did any of the members present voice any opinion concerning my letter, the substance of which follows. The chemical fluoride… Read More »

Letters to the Editor

Support Let’s Grow Kids I am writing in support of the Let’s Grow Kids campaign which aims to raise public awareness of the importance of quality early childhood experiences for all Vermont kids. In my work, I see how important it is for families to be connected through social and educational opportunities. Families who feel… Read More »

Letters to the Editor

Charlotte, Hinesburg residents deserve thanks Thank you for your support of my reelection to the Vermont Senate. Your confidence in my work to represent you is greatly appreciated. Critical challenges face us during the coming legislative session. These include cost of living related to health care, education, good jobs, and energy. I will continue to… Read More »

Letters to the Editor

Thanks to community for re-election I am thankful to the voters of Charlotte and Hinesburg for your support of my re-election as your State Representative. After knocking on hundreds of doors, I have had many good discussions on a lot of issues. It was valuable to hear what is on voters’ minds, and I welcome your… Read More »

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In support of Sirotkin Michael Sirotkin is running for re-election to the Vermont State Senate. Michael is the husband of the late Sally Fox and accepted the appointment to her seat after her untimely death last year. Michael is committed to helping Vermonters. As a lawyer and a lobbyist, he spent much of his career… Read More »

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Re-elect Mike Yantachka Our friend Mike Yantachka, is running as a Democrat for re-election for State Representative from Charlotte. He deserves your support. Mike has been on the Natural Resources and Energy Committee in the Legislature. He has been a leader on environmental issues, background checks on the sale of guns, and high quality public… Read More »

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Looking for an answer Jenny Cole attempts to justify the Selectboard’s expenditure of hundreds of thousands of Charlotte taxpayer dollars on legal fees to oppose VELCO’s plan to upgrade its poles and wires through town. But she never addresses my biggest complaint: why did Charlie Russell, Ellie Russell, and Jenny persistently refuse to cap the spending and/or… Read More »

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Thank you Sharron! On Sept. 11, 2008 I hired Sharron Balaban as a part-time Assistant Clerk/Treasurer and a month later she became my full-time assistant when Marlene Mansfield passed away very suddenly. I was in the midst of struggling with that loss and having to move forward and train a brand new person with an… Read More »

Letters to the Editor

Weighing in on anti-VELCO spending Brady Toensing and I would disagree about a lot of things, but he is right to point out the spendthrift ways of Selectboard member, and former Chair, Charlie Russell. In 2004, I viewed with alarm the tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars that Charlie and the Selectboard authorized, meeting upon… Read More »

Letters to the Editor

Please stop fireworks Recently our neighborhood has been subjected to sudden but consistent shooting of firecrackers that last approximately 15-20 minutes, which, according to the policeman I spoke with, is an illegal activity without a permit. While this might amuse the people who are doing it, the bombastic noise makes it sound like a war zone. No… Read More »