Letter

The good part of Thanksgiving

Dear Editor, While President Trump is pardoning two turkeys for Thanksgiving, everyone of us can exercise that same presidential power by choosing a non-violent Thanksgiving observance. Here are some good reasons: You can brag about pardoning a turkey – like […]

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Letter

Marijuana legalization will affect road safety

Dear Editor, Drivers impaired by opioids, cocaine, marijuana and other drugs pose a threat to every Vermonter and visitor that drive our highways. On July 1, Vermont will become the ninth state to legalize recreational marijuana. Even proponents of legalization […]

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Letter

Cleanup was a success

Dear Editor, Thank you to Casella Waste Management as well as to Southwestern VT Sales Coordinator Lisa Hotchkiss for her amazing customer service and communication that was outstanding through every facet of our third annual Community Clean Up  in the […]

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Letter

Trash disposal a problem

Dear Editor, When the Ludlow and Cavendish transfer stations recently increased their fees, our donation shed saw a steep increase in unusable donations we cannot resell – especially those made at night and on weekends when the store is closed. […]

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Letter

Setting the record straight: voter fraud case

Dear Editor, Recently, Ethan Allen Institute President Rob Roper posted an op-ed with the inflammatory, sensational title, “So Second Home Owners Can Vote in Vermont?” Perhaps as intended, Mr. Roper’s attention seeking commentary caused significant confusion and concern about Vermont’s […]

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Letter

Quality control needed in school food

Dear Editor, With the new school year upon us, parents turn their attention to school clothes, school supplies, and school food. Yes, school food! More than 31 million children rely on school meals for their daily nutrition, which too often […]

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Letter

Great article with a small problem

Dear Editor, There’s a bit of a misrepresentation in the third sentence of Brett Yates’ otherwise excellent piece “Good things for bad people” published in the Aug.23-29 edition of the Mountain Times, in regards to the infamous Google memo. It […]

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Letter

Live, let live and enjoy

Dear Editor, Throughout the ages many attempts have been made to revise history. Some, such as the burning of books, have had mild success in encouraging some and intimidating others to join in the hateful venture. Others have bred the […]

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