Committee asks for ideas in town manager survey

To the Editor: The town has posted a survey for residents, town employees, and other stakeholders to help the Town Manager Search Committee and their search consulting firm Municipal Resources Inc. determine which characteristics will be most valued in our next town manager.  The survey can be found online on the Town of Shelburne’s home… Read More »

The difference: Assistant, probate or side judge?

To the Editor: While campaigning for my third term as Chittenden County assistant judge, I have encountered many voters who seem confused about the difference between an assistant judge and a probate judge. One voter asked me if I was running against Gregory Glennon, the incumbent probate judge who is not an assistant judge. I… Read More »

Former state rep Lenes makes case for Peter Welch

To the Editor: Congressman Peter Welch is fighting for a positive, proactive, and practical agenda to rebuild the middle class.  He takes a commonsense approach to solving America’s challenges.  I believe Peter’s important work in the following areas represents what Vermonters want from Washington: • Cut prescription drug prices by negotiating bulk price discounts and… Read More »

Moats: By embracing Putin, Trump spurns the past

By DAVID MOATS President Donald Trump’s embrace of Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Helsinki summit may have yielded the usual hash of pro-Russian, anti-American statements we are accustomed to hearing from Trump. But it did more than that. It also made clear the extent to which the Trump presidency represents a repudiation of 80… Read More »

Sen. Leahy: Judge Kavanaugh’s record demands scrutiny

Sen. Leahy: Judge Kavanaugh’s record demands scrutiny

By Sen. Patrick Leahy With President Trump’s selection of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, the obligation now falls to the Senate Judiciary Committee to carefully consider this nomination. By any measure, it is a daunting responsibility. I have served in the Senate for 44 years, a span that… Read More »

UVM physicians pen letter to community

To the community: As clinical department chairs at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, we have responsibility for fulfilling the education, research and patient care missions of the college and of our partner, the University of Vermont Medical Center. As physicians, each of us has taken an oath to serve our patients and… Read More »

Support for Sen. Debbie Ingram in Vermont’s Aug. 14 primary election

To the Editor: I urge Shelburne residents to support State Sen. Debbie Ingram in the Aug. 14 Democratic primary election. Debbie is a leader who is concerned about all citizens of our state, particularly those whose income level presents a constant struggle for decent and affordable housing, adequate wages, and comprehensive health coverage. During the past two years, Debbie has… Read More »