Letters To The Editor
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The other day, a morning show host on a local AM radio station, during some on-air jabber about it being his birthday, responded to a comment about his special day by saying: "Yeah, I'm special. Special Ed." He then snickered about riding the "short … more
I'm writing in response to Mr. Lentzner's letter about the benefits of a proposed hotel for downtown. When we purchased our business in Bennington 18 years ago most of the people living here were employed; if there was a drug problem it wasn't on … more
The Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging (SVCOA) would like to thank our corporate sponsors, silent auction donors, and guests that attended the successful Great Gatsby New Year's Eve Fundraiser. Thank you to the following corporate sponsors, … more
While the town survey was completed by about 3.3 percent of the town's residents, 530 represents the equivalent of 20 percent of those who voted in the 2016 town elections. It is only a survey, but it is useful information.— Charles R. … more
Got word yesterday that the defining piece of Pinnacle's downtown hotel study is positive and strong and will please anyone who believes in the future of Bennington.It's terrific news after what happened at the end of Monday's Select Board meeting … more
Windmills destroy mountaintop environments. Solar is the way to go. Windmills are simply trading one problem — fossil fuels/nuclear for energy sources — and replacing it with another problem. It doesn't make any sense. There is no logic … more
I have recently retired after 37 years of teaching. This was a wonderful vocation and where I retired from is truly noteworthy. For the past 5 and 1/2 years I had the pleasure and privilege to teach at St. Mary's Academy in Hoosick Falls, N.Y. I've … more
Fellow Vermonters who made Bernie Sanders' political career possible, did you watch him during his national MSNBC town hall (Dec. 12) at a United Automobile Workers union hall in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and international CNN town hall (Jan. 9) at George … more
When my wife and I eagerly opened our business at Four Corners, we were jumping on the bandwagon of a downtown study which provided the blueprint for re-energizing Main Street. At the center of the project was a redeveloped Putnam block, with new … more
Being homeowners after retirement, we never flew the American flag.Until, that is, the Electoral College put a minority president, Donald Trump, in the White House.As a kid during WWII, I pledged allegiance to the classroom flag and occasionally … more
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