Posts filed under: Letters to the Editor

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...
Please run, Charlotte needs you As I sat here writing a short piece on this year’s positions for elected town officials, I was moved by the number of potential vacancies....