Vote to better education at town meeting &nbsp

To the Editor,   The informed voter is essential to maintaining the vibrant health of our republic. On March 7, Vermonters will have the opportunity to participate and vote in the annual town meeting.    More...

Posted 2/28/2017 05:59 PM

Strong working families means a strong Vermont &nbsp

As a state legislator, my first responsibility is to stand up for a Vermont that works for all of us. I’m continually looking at what we can do to strengthen Vermont’s economy for future generations. More...

Posted 2/27/2017 02:50 PM

Something to Write Home About

Refugees

Before I take issue with Gov. Scott I want to thank him for his reason and courage in condemning the bigoted banning of refugees based on their religion. More...

Posted 2/26/2017 06:02 PM

Vote yes for Gill Home property tax abatement &nbsp

To the Editor,The Gill Odd Fellows Home needs your help! It is time for us to ask the town and village of Ludlow to grant us a property tax abatement for two years again. More...

Posted 2/24/2017 07:05 PM

Record Straight &nbsp

Vermont’s sanctuary status appalls Republicans

Though Vermont has had a Republican governor for only a few weeks, many on the right are calling for Phil Scott’s ouster in 2018 with cries of “one and done,” “wasted vote,” and “Lisman regret.”    More...

Posted 2/24/2017 06:51 PM

Mayoral Notes &nbsp

Council update

During the meeting on Feb. More...

Posted 2/23/2017 04:08 PM

The United States is a constitutional republic, not a democracy &nbsp

To the Editor, More...

Posted 2/20/2017 04:14 PM

Vote for Articles 8 and 9 &nbsp

To the Editor,On town meeting day, we will be voting "yes" for Articles 8 and 9 on the Springfield ballot, and encourage our friends and neighbors to do the same. More...

Posted 2/20/2017 05:19 PM

Approve Springfield Articles 8 and 9 &nbsp

To the Editor, More...

Posted 2/20/2017 03:55 PM

Articles 8 and 9 a good thing for Springfield &nbsp

To the Editor,   More...

Posted 2/20/2017 04:46 PM

What to do with Park Street School &nbsp

To the Editor,   More...

Posted 2/19/2017 05:39 PM

Regarding VPA proposal to ban tackle football before high school &nbsp

To the Editor,  I am writing you about the report on the Feb. 3, 2017 WCAX broadcast on the reported plan being considered by the VT Principals Association to not allow tackle football before high school. More...

Posted 2/19/2017 05:33 PM

Mayoral Notes &nbsp

Reversing negative trends

Though municipalities and school districts across New Hampshire have been negatively impacted by the decline in state revenue for several years, a recent vote in the House could mark a reversal of that trend.  That is welcome news as municipalit More...

Posted 2/16/2017 08:06 PM

Urging citizens to apply for state boards, commissions &nbsp

To the Editor,  More...

Posted 2/14/2017 09:33 PM

Vote yes on Springfield Articles 8 and 9 &nbsp

To the Editor,  I had the privilege of serving on Springfield’s Budget Advisory Committee for the coming year’s budget (2018). More...

Posted 2/13/2017 04:48 PM

Vote yes on Articles 8 and 9 &nbsp

To the Editor,   More...

Posted 2/12/2017 03:52 PM

Mayoral Notes &nbsp

March 14 – Claremont votes

In just over a month, Claremont residents will have the opportunity to participate in both a school district election and a special election.     More...

Posted 2/9/2017 08:03 PM

Promoting peace locally &nbsp

To the Editor,  I want to know more about what we have to do to move from a state of warfare, exploitation, and violence to one of cooperation, contentment, and a sense that the world is filled with our brothers and sisters.  &nbs More...

Posted 2/7/2017 06:49 PM

Against school consolidation in Westminster &nbsp

To the Editor,  I recently attended the Act 46 School Consolidation informational meeting in Westminster for the Northeast Supervisory Union Schools. More...

Posted 2/3/2017 09:25 PM

Enough is enough &nbsp

To the Editor:  More...

Posted 2/2/2017 04:50 PM

Stand against SB 11 &nbsp

To the Editor,Senate Bill (SB) 11 is winding its way through the New Hampshire Legislature, with a 10 a.m. hearing slated for Wednesday, Feb. 8 at the State House in Concord. More...

Posted 2/1/2017 06:33 PM

In support of $8 million for Parent Child Centers &nbsp

To the Editor,   More...

Posted 1/31/2017 03:59 PM

Record Straight &nbsp

An invisible Vermont beyond Burlington-Montpelier

Although the indiscriminate tax-and-spend policies dominating our state governance celebrate the far-left ideology of the Burlington-Montpelier urban corridor, they weigh heavily on the rest of Vermont.    More...

Posted 1/27/2017 08:42 PM

Mayoral Notes &nbsp

The benefits of collaboration

Last summer, the Claremont City Council and School Board began holding joint meetings to discuss those issues that affect the community as a whole. More...

Posted 1/26/2017 08:22 PM

Reconsider cutting positions at Claremont schools &nbsp

To the Editor,  I wrote the article in the newspaper about my amazing experience with the Bluff School staff. My daughter started Kindergarten, nervous, eager to learn, and needing a community to support her in such a large transition. More...

Posted 1/23/2017 07:11 PM

News media's coverage of President Trump a difficult task &nbsp

To the Editor,   More...

Posted 1/22/2017 05:18 PM

Saving the environment for future generations &nbsp

2016 was the hottest year on record and follows the two previous years, which were also the hottest years on record. With the weird weather of this past winter, 2017 is also likely to be another hottest year on record. More...

Posted 2/27/2017 09:05 PM

How safe is our water? &nbsp

To the Editor,    Gov. More...

Posted 2/27/2017 02:43 PM

Articles 8 and 9 on the Springfield warrant &nbsp

To the Editor,   More...

Posted 2/26/2017 02:58 PM

Paying private school tuition with taxpayer dollars &nbsp

To the Editor,  On Feb. 23, 2017, the New Hampshire Senate passed SB 8, allowing small towns without public schools in the upper grades to pay private school tuition for students with residents' tax dollars, a school voucher program.  More...

Posted 2/26/2017 02:55 PM

Fighting for community rights &nbsp

To the Editor,Right to work for less, voter suppression, welfare wages, pipelines, transmission lines, contaminated water, contaminated air, and threats to healthcare, public education, job security and LGBTQ and immigrant families and minority commu More...

Posted 2/23/2017 04:16 PM

Stray dogs killing chicks &nbsp

To the Editor,  Consider that this spring we had three chicks, raised from the day they were hatched, lately laying big delicious eggs that we share with others, and now two of the three are gone.   More...

Posted 2/22/2017 08:16 PM

Phil Scott shows his true colors &nbsp

To the Editor,After years of saying that he wasn’t opposed to the idea of marijuana legalization, Phil Scott’s administration made it clear last week that they will not be supporting a proposed bill this session. More...

Posted 2/20/2017 04:30 PM

Another person to consider when naming the North Street bridge &nbsp

To the Editor, We are not opposed to the proposal of naming the North Street Bridge for Mr. Santagate. However, we feel strongly that another Claremont citizen should also have been considered for this honor.  This individual is Michael Satzow. More...

Posted 2/20/2017 04:09 PM

Continuing fiscal responsibility in my absence &nbsp

To:  Select board and Residents of Athens,Tonight will be the last night that I sit in this seat as a member of the Athens Selectboard. More...

Posted 2/20/2017 07:48 PM

Let the record show, welcome! &nbsp

To the Editor,  We, the delegates of the Windsor County Democratic Party, would like to go on record as strongly opposing the most recent rash Executive Order On Immigration issued by the Trump Administration.   More...

Posted 2/20/2017 04:18 PM

Record Straight &nbsp

Vermont's absurd crusade against 'big bad' Trump

At the last count, 17 Democratic Attorneys General have condemned President Trump’s Executive Order (EO) concerning foreign terrorist entry into the United States, with synonyms the left reserves for actions it despises – “unconstitutional, un-Americ More...

Posted 2/17/2017 07:36 PM

Government focus on voter fraud misplaced &nbsp

To the Editor, I am writing regarding two articles that were on the front page of the Eagle Times on Feb. More...

Posted 2/15/2017 05:49 PM

Vote yes on Articles 8 and 9 in Springfield &nbsp

To the Editor,   I’m writing to urge Springfield voters to approve Article 8 and Article 9 on the ballot at town meeting. More...

Posted 2/14/2017 09:30 PM

Vermont must continue to raise the minimum wage

To the Editor,Raising the minimum wage is not a new idea, but we need to get serious now. There is a bill before the legislature that would gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour. There are many benefits to this. More...

Posted 2/12/2017 03:56 PM

Record Straight &nbsp

Hatching up chaos at the ballot box

In 2010, Republican Rodney Graham lost the Orange-1 House race to Progressive Party incumbent Susan Hatch Davis by four votes. More...

Posted 2/10/2017 08:03 PM

How do we keep guns away from ‘bad guys?’ &nbsp

“The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.”    So said NRA President Wayne LaPierre just after the Sandy Hook massacre.  If a ‘bad guy’ pulls out a gun and starts shooting, the only answer, according to M More...

Posted 2/7/2017 07:13 PM

Record Straight &nbsp

Expert fail: What Trump said v. what they heard

Ignore the deluge of analysis on President Trump’s inaugural address. Yet again, the experts are wrong. Patriotism is not nationalism. More...

Posted 2/3/2017 09:37 PM

Mayoral Notes &nbsp

House Bill 413 - Call to action

Since our last joint City Council/School Board meeting on Jan. 24, another bill has come to my attention that, if passed, would favorably impact Claremont and other communities across New Hampshire.      More...

Posted 2/2/2017 07:10 PM

Proposed bill to address discrimination for transgender people &nbsp

Just a few weeks ago, Ed Butler, a representative from Carroll County, introduced a bipartisan bill, HB 478, to amend RSA 354-A, a state law that created the Commission for Human Rights and defines who is protected from discrimination in the state of More...

Posted 2/1/2017 08:37 PM

The corn is sweeter on this side of the wall &nbsp

To The Editor,I have supported Donald Trump's border wall from the start. More...

Posted 1/27/2017 09:37 PM

Thank you for participating in beverage service training &nbsp

To the Greater Falls Business Community,Greater Falls Connections would like to thank the local businesses that participated in the Responsible Beverage Sales and Service Trainings held during 2016, which were co-sponsored by the Brattleboro Area Pre More...

Posted 1/26/2017 09:12 PM

NH residents need to continue push for campaign finance reform &nbsp

To the Editor,  Jan. 24, 2017 was officially proclaimed as Doris “Granny D” Haddock Day throughout all of New Hampshire by our newly elected Gov. Christopher T. Sununu. Thank you Gov. More...

Posted 1/25/2017 04:19 PM

The world's melting pot &nbsp

To the Editor,   More...

Posted 1/23/2017 06:42 PM

Record Straight &nbsp

Bursting the mainstream media bubble

Perpetuating its game of smoke and mirrors, the mainstream media has found another culprit to blame for Hillary Clinton’s electoral defeat — the internet echo chamber (see also: James Comey, Fake News, Russia).    More...

Posted 1/20/2017 03:29 PM