Posts filed under: Letters to the Editor

We want to thank you for the wonderful write-up on wonderful tomatoes. We used Rosemary Zezulinksi’s prize-winning tomatoes at our Monday Munch today. We featured Chea Evans’ great article (Town,...
In spite of record-setting heat, the 2019 Friends of the Library Books Sale was a big success. Books bought, ice cream, eats and drinks enjoyed, e-bikes tested, overall a great...
I want to thank The Charlotte News for its reporting on the ash tree removal RFP, which I believe has been generally accurate and fair. In the most recent article...
Many years ago, there was an opinion piece in the New York Times that has stayed with me. I have it printed out and re-read it often, and I have...
I want to thank Peter Trombley for his excellent article, “CVU students travel to Washington to join March for Our Lives.” He captured the tone, the message, the scope and...
March for our lives The students of Champlain Valley Union (CVU) High School intend to participate in the March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C., on March 24. This march is...
I wish to thank the voters and citizens of Charlotte who voted at Town Meeting to approve the funds to install emergency generators at the Senior Center and the Town...
Protesting gun violence - I believe CCS should march and protest gun violence in school on March 14. On February 14, a deadly mass shooting took place at the Marjory...
Regarding “Stop the new energy plan” - Hans Ohanian’s recent letter [Jan. 10 Charlotte News] , titled “Stop the new energy plan,” pointed out a mistake in the Chittenden County...
What are the practicalities of the carbon tax bill? It would be difficult to disagree with the words of Rep. Mike Yantachka in accepting an award for supporting passage of...
I read Representative Michael Yantachka’s commentary, in the November 1 issue of The News, on Vermont’s new turbine noise rules with interest. Rep. Yantachka is a member of the Legislative...
This letter is in response to Rep. Mike Yantachka's commentary from Nov. 1. It is apparent that human beings are at a critical point in our life on Earth. We...
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...
Mt. Philo Hops Farm sparks local debate in Charlotte, Vermont...
Editor’s note: Talk of potential development of the Town Link Trail section on State Park Road sparked lively discussion at the Charlotte Town Selectboard meeting on July 10. Miscommunication arose...
The mouse that roared At the end of the March 7 Town Meeting, Charlotte voters adopted my proposal to call on the U.S. Congress to investigate whether sufficient grounds exist...
Letter submitted by Lydia Clemmons, Charlotte Greetings from Ethiopia. I headed out here on Town Meeting Day for my usual quarterly work visit. The weekend after I arrived, 65 people,...
Re-elect Fritz Tegatz I am writing to support Fritz Tegatz’s re-election to the Selectboard. Fritz brings valuable experience to the board. As an engineer he is very knowledgeable about construction,...
We are all neighbors The intent of this letter is to pour healing balm over the hate and divisiveness of recent weeks. Perhaps an overview of what unifies us would...
Ruah Swennerfelt, Contributor I’d never seen so many people crowding the streets and the lawn of the Statehouse in Montpelier as I did on Saturday, Jan. 21, when an estimated 15,000...