Veteran officer supports Major for sheriff

To the Editor: My name is George Ellwood, a retired deputy sheriff and a third-generation Vermont law enforcement officer. I received my introduction to police work from my father, the executive director of the Criminal Justice Training Council. He told me the best officers were the people who were your neighbors and members of your… Read More »

Brown is well-qualified to serve as assistant judge in Chittenden County

To the Editor: I would like to recommend Suzanne Brown, Esq. for assistant judge of Chittenden County. She is the only attorney running for that office. Her opinion may be sought in cases involving the establishment of parental rights and responsibilities, parent-child contact, parentage cases, relief from abuse, and in spousal support and financial issues.… Read More »

Re-elect Assistant Judge Ramsey

To the Editor: Please consider voting for Connie Cain Ramsey for assistant judge in the upcoming August 14 primary election. I have known Connie for many years. She knows our community well and by all accounts has been doing a great job over the past eight years in judiciary. She will continue to be an asset to… Read More »

Reasons to support Christine Hallquist, Democratic candidate for governor

To the Editor: Vermont’s upcoming gubernatorial primary on August 14 comes at a particularly troubled time. Congress and the Trump administration have called for major reductions in federal financial aid to the states. Further, successful federal/state programs, such as health insurance coverage, are being emasculated to the detriment of low- and middle-income earners. Politically, Gov.… Read More »

Art classes, fluoride treatments, and friendship with Honduran kids

Art classes, fluoride treatments, and friendship with Honduran kids

Editor’s note: For 14 years, volunteers with Hands to Honduras Tela have traveled to Tela, Honduras, for service projects that have included constructing health centers, school classrooms and latrines; providing health brigades; leading educational and training seminars; delivering school, medical and athletic supplies, and more. The 2018 team had 46 volunteers, many from Shelburne and… Read More »