Don Turner is a true public servant

To the Editor: During my 15 years in the Legislature, I’ve run into politicians of all stripes. But I’ve only happened across a handful of true public servants – those dedicated to putting their constituents above all else. Don Turner is one of those rare public servants. From the House of Representatives to the Milton… Read More »

Turner has a strong record of service

To the Editor: During my time in the House of Representatives, I’ve had the pleasure of working with some great colleagues. Perhaps highest among them is Rep. Don Turner. But Don isn’t just a lawmaker. He’s also House minority leader, a 30-plus-year member of the Milton Fire and Rescue departments (including more than a decade… Read More »

Graham returns to dog park committee

To the Editor: At the Sept. 4 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard, I had the honor of being appointed to the Shelburne Village Dog Park Committee. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the board for the appointment, and also salute the Dog Park Committee for all their hard work, commitment, and enthusiasm… Read More »

Sheriff candidate should have anticipated fallout from run

To the Editor: Sheriff-candidate Mike Major’s lament [Shelburne News, Aug. 23: “Sheriff candidate Mike Major steps down after primary bid”] that he “must resign,” is obviously a political problem intrinsic to the Chittenden County Sheriff’s Office, which is obviously a joke. Nobody held a gun to Major’s head to force him to run for sheriff… Read More »

Shout-out to triathlon organizers

To the Editor: I wanted to give a public shout-out “thank you!” to Rayne Herzog and the Shelburne Athletic Club folks for many years of fun triathlons here in Vermont. I am saddened that they have determined that they won’t be doing them anymore. From the Shelburne series to the National Championships, to the Basin… Read More »