Posts filed under: Voices

To a fisherman, the mysteries of what lies beneath the surface, living in a world where we can survive only for a limited duration, speaks of a world vastly different...
Charlotters voice their opinions on recent topics about Selectboard candidacy and support and opposition on Land Use Regulations....
Isabel Jennifer Seward, a teenage driver, was fined $220 for her part in a double-fatal vehicle crash that killed an elderly Ferrisburgh couple last fall in Charlotte....
Guns again are an issue—this time at the University Mall in South Burlington. Although, according to news reports, no one was hit directly by a bullet, the fact that guns...
A few years ago, I was working for an outdoor retailer, running programs that taught people to appreciate what nature can teach us through participation....
Letters: Mudge running for Selectboard, Clark’s Kwiniaska in East Charlotte and Better, not bigger...
It’s been a long time since I last wrote. I could say life got in the way of my column, but truthfully, I’ve been grappling with its format. This year...
Thank you for the warm welcome and support you have given to The Red Onion! ...
In 2013 my wife and I had plans to return to Vermont from our home in Rwanda so she could give birth to our first child. As a human rights...
Well, it certainly was not a Christmas present when the announcement came that Vermont’s long-standing New England Culinary Institute (NECI) would close. For 40 years NECI trained chefs, providing them...
A treaty to ban nuclear weapons, Thank you for supporting Rotary and Words matter...
The land use regulation changes planned for public hearing at the Selectboard on Friday, and potential ballot item in March, stem largely from a three-meeting informal study done a decade...
Whether you know them for their delicious berries or as a painful obstacle in the woods, everyone probably has some relationship to raspberries and blackberries. These incredible plants are often...
I can remember my daughter-in-law’s mother saying that when an idea comes into her brain, it instantaneously comes out her mouth....
A letter from the Community Center Committee and who can use the snowmobile trails....
As we wind our way toward the end of a year that we will look back on as one of the toughest we have endured as a species, I am...
I often talk about encouraging diversity in our forests. The reaction of most people is that they want their forest to be diverse, but they might not know what that...
Schools shouldn’t ask kids about Thanksgiving dinner and Zoning Board of Adjustment letter to the editor...
This election season, especially on the national level, has been full of chaos, dysfunction and uncertainty. Not here in Charlotte....
It’s tricky to focus on a big topic like gratitude. There’s the matter of scale. I am grateful for many things, that my loved ones have escaped the coronavirus and...