Letters to the Editor


Fait accompli? | Letter to the Editor

I am writing to Mr. Dunakin and the Town on of Middlebury appeal the approvals of Zoning Permits for 77 Main St.t and 154 Creek Rd. (In Middlebury).

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Letter to the Editor: Reward offered for dog's shooting

On Saturday morning, Sept. 13, a bear hound was shot by a perpetrator(s) using a cross bow. The Walker-type hound was shot three times; once in the head and two downward into the back near the spine.

No say & no respect

The VPSB recognized the adverse impact that SunCommons’ proposed commercial community solar array (CSA) will have on us at our property on Dog Team Road—however, they issued a Certificate of Public Good (CPG) for the proposal.

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Guest Viewpoint: Orwell’s Masonic history—in detail

According to the Orwell Town History, Independence Lodge 10 Free and Accepted Masons were organized on Nov. 18, 1814, and the first meetings were held in various homesteads east of the village prior to moving their meetings in 1831 to Jeremiah Boynton’s Inn (what was later known as the Eagle Inn), which once stood directly across from the Orwell Bank, where the Orwell Town Clerk’s office now resides.

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Letter: Saving a life

Letter to the Editor

Solar arrays

I was surprised to read the Eagle editor’s most recent opinion rebuking the new community solar array planned for New Haven and questioning the whole idea of local, small-scale energy generation.

Campaign spending | From the Editor

The Democrats are going on a campaign spending spree.

Reaching consensus with landowners along pipeline route

There is no doubt that the Addison Rutland Natural Gas Project will strengthen our economy, help retain and create jobs by cutting heating bills by 40 to 50 percent and significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions—advantages that help Vermont transition toward a cleaner and more affordable energy future.

Field Days was a gas!

On behalf of the employees of Vermont Gas, I offer our appreciation and thanks to attendees who stopped by our booth at the Addison County Fair and Field Days.

Benefit for Conrad F. Bell

On Sept., 27, we’re hosting a benefit for Conrad F. Bell at the American Legion in Vergenne.

Signs of the times

Your editorial in the Aug. 9 issue is right on the mark.

Vergennes Lions’ say thank you

The Vergennes Lions Club wishes to thank everyone who contributed items to make this year’s charity auction a success.


In Lou Varricchio’s editorial on August 2, he wrote, “I think that once I’m dead, that’s pretty much it -- end of story.

Birthday bash

On behalf of Dick Nordmeyer and the committee, I would like to thank you for all the recent news coverage of our community 250th birthday event.

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Guest Viewpoint: The impossible dream—bipartisanship

From the well of the U.S. Senate, U.S. Sen. Harry Reid (D)—a documented pathological liar—constantly calls for bipartisanship while excoriating the Koch Brothers, Fox News, the Tea Party...