Supporting protections against discrimination based on gender identity &nbsp

To the Editor,  This month, the United States celebrates several pivotal moments in our nation’s history, including the 53rd anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. More...

Posted 6/25/2017 12:30 PM

Democrat mathematics and the fallacy of the 23 million &nbsp

The fight to repeal and replace (or preserve and protect, depending on your party affiliation) the behemoth monstrosity known as the "Affordable" Care Act wears on. More...

Posted 6/23/2017 11:27 PM

Vermont Democrats changing their colors on health insurance issue &nbsp

To the Editor,  A chameleon is a species of lizard. The name is derived from Greek and Latin, and is translated as "lion of the ground."       More...

Posted 6/20/2017 05:08 PM

Greater advocacy needed for Vermont school boards &nbsp

To the Editor,I am a member of Bellows Falls Union High School Board and last Tuesday night I spent six-and-a-half hours in a teacher contract negotiation session. More...

Posted 6/16/2017 02:27 PM

SB3 is voter suppression for NH

To the Editor,   More...

Posted 6/16/2017 06:35 PM

Budget veto unfair to Vermonters &nbsp

To the Editor,   More...

Posted 6/13/2017 07:51 PM

Let the librarian decide &nbsp

To the Editor,   More...

Posted 6/11/2017 11:22 AM

Thank you for supporting the Kirby Cup &nbsp

  To the Fall Mountain and Stevens High School Communities,   More...

Posted 6/8/2017 06:36 PM

Passage of fetal homicide bill, voting eligibility bill long overdue &nbsp

To the Editor,   More...

Posted 6/7/2017 08:16 PM

Leave control of our school budgets to the locals &nbsp

To the Editor,  Our government is elected to support and further the well being and prosperity of its citizens. A high quality education system is essential for prosperity.  More...

Posted 6/6/2017 05:52 PM

Thank you for helping with annual rummage sale &nbsp

To the Editor,  The staff, clients and board of Black River Good Neighbor Services offer their sincere thanks to the donors, customers and volunteers who made our semi-annual rummage sale a great success. More...

Posted 6/2/2017 07:58 PM

Bosses need to be fair to all workers, not just a few &nbsp

To the Editor:A few years ago, I wrote about how some people were being abused at work.  More...

Posted 5/30/2017 02:35 PM

Trapping 'nuisance' wildlife is inhumane &nbsp

To the Editor,   More...

Posted 5/28/2017 09:09 PM

Making a mess of teachers' health insurance &nbsp

To the Editor,    More...

Posted 5/21/2017 03:52 PM

'Rehab only' prisons &nbsp

Dear Editor and all interested readers,  I'm giving my mind a break from politics for a while. We will see how long that lasts!   More...

Posted 5/15/2017 06:15 PM

On Donald Trump's presidency so far &nbsp

To the Editor:Thank you for your attention on this important subject of Donald Trump.The question is...How much longer will the American people, the Republicans allow this acting president, Donald Trump to continue his display of “leadership.” Beside More...

Posted 5/11/2017 02:31 PM

Proposed cuts to library budget would have negative impact &nbsp

To the Editor,   More...

Posted 5/8/2017 07:27 PM

Don't cut the library budget &nbsp

Dear Claremont City Councilors,   More...

Posted 5/7/2017 02:05 PM

Record Straight

Sex, lies, and M16 on a dairy farm

In 2012, Rafael Posadas-Lara and Jose Lorenzo Cardona-Paguada were found guilty of transporting fellow illegal alien Maribel Huerta-Mendez from one Vermont dairy farm to the next for prostitution. More...

Posted 5/5/2017 07:53 PM

Where's the money going in Bellows Falls &nbsp

To the Editor, More...

Posted 5/4/2017 08:29 PM

Things to watch for at Bellows Falls Village Meeting &nbsp

To the Editor, The upcoming Bellows Falls annual Village Meeting places two issues front and center for the voters: Article 4, which will determine the Village budget, and Article 5, in which voters are being asked to fund $58,000 to "replenish" More...

Posted 5/3/2017 03:50 PM

Close the loophole allowing 'nuisance' killing of animals &nbsp

To the Editor,   More...

Posted 4/28/2017 03:37 PM

Thank you CASA volunteers &nbsp

To the Editor,   More...

Posted 4/23/2017 02:49 PM

Record Straight

Thus spoke the Vermont dairy farmer (Part 1/3)

Vermont’s dairy industry attracts applause for providing impetus to the state economy, and adorning the landscape with a distinct rustic character. More...

Posted 4/21/2017 04:10 PM

Record Straight &nbsp

The Vermont Republican question

In the face of a perpetually uncertain future, the primal impulse toward self-preservation often breaks down. An irrational fear of loss arises in its place, which inspires paradoxical and foolish acts of self-destruction. More...

Posted 4/14/2017 07:08 PM

Tell your representatives to vote no on SB 3 &nbsp

To the Editor,    The New Hampshire House of Representatives needs to oppose Senate Bill 3, a Republican-sponsored proposal that modifies requirements for voting.     More...

Posted 4/13/2017 04:43 PM

Voting interference in OUR 2016 Presidential Election &nbsp

To the Editor,  Just because the Russians did not cast, or change votes in the 2016 election, does not mean they did not.  They forcefully changed voters choices, by influencing their minds with anti-Democratic "leaks".   More...

Posted 6/25/2017 12:22 PM

Thoughts after alumni weekend &nbsp

To the Editor, I wanted to take a moment to praise the following people for their wonderful contributions to the community while my mother and I visited prior to Alumni Weekend.   More...

Posted 6/20/2017 05:00 PM

In response to a recent editorial &nbsp

To the Editor,Donald Trump has forced most of us to be "one sided" in our opinion of his presidency, solely because of his childish actions and lack of integrity.  We are very disappointed in him. And yes, a lot of us are women! More...

Posted 6/20/2017 04:50 PM

Re: Rob Okun's op-ed &nbsp

To the editor,I'm writing to you about the "opinion of Rob Okun" who's name I was happily ignorant of prior to this article.  This individual who is attempting to be the leader of "todays man" is a hypocrite.  Trying to raise awareness of t More...

Posted 6/16/2017 06:45 PM

Budget veto savings exaggerated &nbsp

To the Editor,  Whoever is in charge of sound bites in the Scott administration gets a gold star. That $26 million is a whopper. After hearing that it’s very difficult to hear anything else.  More...

Posted 6/14/2017 06:34 PM

The library budget should stay as it is &nbsp

To the Editor,  Our library is a gem.  More...

Posted 6/12/2017 07:22 PM

To the church flower pot thief &nbsp

To the Editor,   More...

Posted 6/9/2017 06:52 PM

Scott taking undue heat over budget veto &nbsp

To the Editor,  Gov. More...

Posted 6/8/2017 04:22 PM

Thank you from Claremont American Legion Post 29 &nbsp

To the Editor:On behalf of the Claremont American Legion Post 29, we would like to publicly thank the many people and organizations that participated in Claremont’s Memorial Day parade and ceremony. More...

Posted 6/2/2017 07:43 PM

Thank you for supporting veterans on Memorial Day &nbsp

To the Editor,  On behalf of Charlestown Memorial VFW Post 8497, I would like to thank all the patriotic souls who adapted to Monday's wet climate conditions to pay fitting tribute to those military personnel who laid down their lives durin More...

Posted 5/31/2017 12:38 PM

The thin blue line &nbsp

 To the Editor,  As the former Majority Leader of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, I had the responsibility of reviewing all potential laws that were debated by more than 20 different House Committees.    More...

Posted 5/30/2017 01:30 PM

We must better maintain the community center &nbsp

To the Editor,       The Mayoral Notes of last week require some correction and clarification.    Regarding the Claremont Savings Bank Community Center, the mayor states that "Changes in personnel management an More...

Posted 5/22/2017 05:55 PM

The need for political discourse at the local level &nbsp

To the Editor,   More...

Posted 5/17/2017 09:31 PM

Thank you from the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce &nbsp

To the Editor:  More...

Posted 5/12/2017 08:31 PM

The word is supine &nbsp

President Donald Trump’s abrupt firing of FBI Director James Comey has resulted in a firestorm of protest. More...

Posted 5/11/2017 09:26 PM

Federal government spending money in the wrong places &nbsp

To the Editor,  Will Congress earmark millions of dollars to educate the American public about the causes and effects of global warming?   More...

Posted 5/8/2017 07:22 PM

Thank you Claremont first responders for saving my plane &nbsp

To the Editor,  I would like to commend Chief Rick Bergeron, the Claremont Fire Department and Claremont Police Department, and all those who responded to my announced intention to land gear-up at Claremont Airport on Wednesday, May 3.  More...

Posted 5/7/2017 01:49 PM

Approving Act 46 consolidation was the wrong move &nbsp

To the Editor,  The voters of Andover, Cavendish, Chester and Baltimore, who said YES on Tuesday May 2 to the mandates of ACT 46  have either willfully or unknowingly traded local control, their Vermont heritage of  liberty, and y More...

Posted 5/4/2017 08:35 PM

Record Straight

The myth of the lazy gringo (Part 2/3)

“And on the eighth day, God looked down on his planned paradise and said, ‘I need a caretaker.’ It had to be somebody who will plow deep and straight and not cut corners […] who will finish his 40-hour week by Tuesday noon, and then paining from trac More...

Posted 4/28/2017 07:56 PM

Thank you from the Goshen Community Church &nbsp

To the Editor:The Goshen Community Church and Ladies' Circle wish to thank everyone who came to the free luncheon last week, Wednesday, April 19 at the church. Due to three months of bad weather, we did not have it. More...

Posted 4/25/2017 04:22 PM

Supporting after school activities for children &nbsp

To the Editor, Here, in the towns along both sides of the Connecticut River, we all want to live in healthy communities that are sustained by thriving economies.  However, this desire requires that we confront a growing academic achievement More...

Posted 4/21/2017 04:31 PM

'Crooked Hillary?' &nbsp

To the Editor,  I recently heard the above words said by you know who, and it started my mind cranking again. It is Mr. Trump who I have to assume is "crooked." Simply because he will not release his most current tax returns.  More...

Posted 4/19/2017 07:40 PM

Save New Hampshire libraries &nbsp

Dear fellow New Hampshire citizens,  Our libraries are under attack. More...

Posted 4/14/2017 05:38 PM

Do not pass Senate Bill 193 &nbsp

To the Editor,  We, the New Hampshire taxpayers, should not inadvertently help well-to-do families pay for their children’s education at private and religious schools, at the expense of children from middle- and low-income homes.   More...

Posted 4/12/2017 02:26 PM