Abortion is not a black and white issue

By Rep. MIKE YANTACHKA For members of the Vermont legislature who work diligently to craft legislation that will address problems, protect rights, and generally keep our “brave little state” as a great place to live and work, there comes along in every biennium one or two very controversial issues. Last year, it was gun regulation.… 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 »

The View from Here: Introduction to our readers

The View from Here: Introduction to our readers

By LEE KAHRS Shelburne News Hello, I’m the new managing editor of this newspaper, and this is an occasional column you will see in Shelburne News and The Citizen from time to time. I come to you via Brandon, a town of roughly 5,000, of artists and families and farmers and woodworkers nestled between Middlebury… Read More »

What you read in the news, we see every day

By JAN DEMERS Andrew was on his way to earn a PhD. He had just graduated from college, concentrating on physical biochemistry. He was also in a dangerous financial situation as his student stipend didn’t begin to enable him to make ends meet. Andrew began working with a Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity financial… Read More »

Accepted, now what?

By SARAH SOULE Colleges and university admission officers are in the process of releasing admission decisions to those who have submitted applications. Some area high school seniors have already heard the outcomes and have learned their fate, while others will soon find out if they have been accepted, denied, or wait listed at the institutions… Read More »

Jim Faulkner for Charlotte Selectboard

I am writing in support of Jim Faulkner for a position on the Charlotte Selectboard. My contact with Jim comes from his service with Charlotte Fire & Rescue, as a volunteer EMT and his work on the Corporate Board. Jim joined as an EMT on the Charlotte ambulance when he moved to town, having served… Read More »

Support Faulkner for Charlotte Selectboard

I am writing to encourage you to support my father, Jim Faulkner, for Charlotte’s three-year selectboard position. My father is one of the most family-oriented and supportive parents (and grandparents) that I know. He also has an incredibly strong drive to serve his community. Throughout my life, I have witnessed him dedicating his time to… Read More »

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