Posts filed under: Voices

I read with interest Rep. Mike Yantachka’s commentary (9/20) criticizing the Public Utility Commission’s decision to reject an application for construction of a large-scale commercial solar array in the iconic...
I would not describe my childhood as uniform, it was uniformed, beginning when I entered 1st grade at St. Bernard’s Grammar School for Girls. At first I was excited to...
I admit that I watched all the sessions of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s Vietnam history. A young adult of the 1960s, I was there during the war and played...
We are proud to announce The Charlotte News has won “Distinguished Newspaper” in our category in The New England Newspaper & Press Association (NENPA) “Newspaper of the Year” 2017 competition....
Melissa O’Brien | Contributor When I first returned to Charlotte after mostly being away for the past two years, I was staying in a place where I could see the...
With over 600,000 performed each year, total knee replacement (TKR) surgery is one of the most common and fastest growing surgeries in the United States. According to the American Academy...
Dealing with death and burials can be a touchy topic and is often postponed. People feel skittish talking about it....
Representative Mike Yantachka I was disappointed to read about the Public Utility Commission’s denial of a Certificate of Public Good (CPG) for the proposed solar array off Route 7 near...
So, what does Alexa have to do with the future of humanity? An article in the September 10 New York Times says, “These Are Not the Robots We Were Promised.”...
In this 60th year of production of The Charlotte News we will feature editorials from editors past. This edition features Melissa O’Brien who served in 2008. ...
Alice Outwater takes us through the paces of aging gracefully. ...
Our editor Lynn Monty, a gen-Xer, speaks from her heart about the important lessons of justice and equality. ...
Our readers share their thoughts on school, giving and construction. ...
Interestingly, skiing/snowboarding are ranked 10th among the top 20 causes of head injury seen in U.S. emergency rooms. Cycling is number one, followed by football, baseball and basketball. Soccer is...
Edd Merritt reflects on his Baby Boomer generation...
Mt. Philo Hops Farm sparks local debate in Charlotte, Vermont...
Alice Outwater writes from the heart about aging well and other inspiring topics of general interest ...
After some urging from Charlotte’s resident historian, Dan Cole, and about nine hours of research on Ancestry.com I found that famous singer Madonna and I share the same set of...
The link between sulphur dioxides and nitrogen oxides on the one hand and asthma, bronchitis and pulmonary inflammation on the other are well established in the literature. However, most people...
My secessionist writer and friend, Thomas Naylor, was a resident of Charlotte until his death five years ago. He led the charge for our state and whoever wanted to join...