Former Rep. Lenes backs Sen. Sirotkin

To the Editor: Please join me in giving one of your six Chittenden County Senate votes to Michael Sirotkin. Michael has always been a strong advocate for consumers and working families both throughout his professional career and his five years in the Senate. He was appointed by his peers to chair the important Senate Economic… Read More »

Former Lt. Gov. Brian Dubie backs Don Turner for the job

To the Editor: The office of lieutenant governor provides an opportunity to build bridges and close partisan divides. Don Turner has demonstrated in the legislature that he treats all people fairly and with respect. Don Turner will make a great lieutenant governor for the people of Vermont. Don Turner has the skills, experience and temperament… Read More »

Connie Ramsey: Judge roles explained

To the Editor: I was one of two candidates who won the Democratic primary for assistant judge in August, each of us receiving about 20 percent of the vote. Technically, however, we lost to a blank space on the ballot that received 38 percent of the vote. I don’t believe that voter apathy or a… Read More »

Pedestrian safety group chooses winning contest suggestion

To the Editor: At Shelburne Day in August, the Village Pedestrian Safety Group sponsored a contest looking for creative ideas for making Shelburne more walkable, bikeable and/or more pedestrian safe and friendly. Six people entered, some with multiple ideas. Each idea was considered separately. The winner was chosen at our September meeting based on originality,… Read More »

Gov. Douglas: Don Turner is a true public servant

To the Editor: As a former state representative, secretary of state, state treasurer and governor, I’ve worked with many elected officials in Vermont. High among them is Rep. Don Turner, R-Milton, – a true public servant by any standard. I first met Don when I was filling a vacancy for state representative from Milton. I… Read More »

New gun laws protect domestic violence victims

By KAREN TRONSGARD-SCOTT As summer fades into fall, our focus shifts. We turn from growing our gardens to harvesting them, and from beach time to school bus time. In the world of politics and policies, fall also brings new implementation of laws that were passed during last year’s legislative session. This year, this means good… Read More »

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