Letters to the Editor


Free tax help | Letter to the Editor

We are writing to let you know that, during the upcoming months of February, March and April, RSVP and the United Way of Addison County will be sponsoring two tax assistance programs for Addison County residents who need help with their state and federal income taxes.

Lake Bomoseen | Letter to the Editor

The Lake Bomoseen Association is pleased to announce that the KILL the MILfoil 200 Club campaign has reached the $40,000 level.

Don’t eat meat | Letter to the Editor

It’s time for New Year’s resolutions, particularly those about our health.

Go solar

When I moved to Vermont years ago I knew I needed to find a way to affordably heat my Leicester home.

A better path to health care reform | Guest Viewpoint

A few days after his news conference announcing the death of single payer health care at least for now, a dejected Gov. Peter Shumlin announced his determination to carry on down the same perilous path.

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Letter to the Editor: Shamelessly audacious—a response

RE: "Shamelessly audacious"—I am writing this after seeing a letter on the Vermont Eagle website written by someone using your name.

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Letter to the Editor: Shamelessly audacious

John McClaughry wrote a misleading, shamelessly audacious column.

Body cameras needed | Letter to the Editor

The massive public reaction to the tragic deaths of three black teens at the hand of white police officers has led to a national call for use of body cameras to record and prevent any future mistreatment of suspects.

Universal school choice in Vermont | Guest Viewpoint

Here’s the puzzle the legislature must solve regarding education finance reform: How do you lower the cost of educating our kids so we can cut taxes, while maintaining or improving high student outcomes?

Gas: Not a Vermont solution | Guest Viewpoint

While hundreds of Vermonters from every corner of the state clamor for a stop to the fracked gas pipeline, Steve Wark of Vermont Gas Systems (VGS) keeps asking, “How can we get gas to Rutland more quickly?” And has offered a formula to answer his question.

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Letter to the Editor: Turkey alternatives? Here's my response

Concerning the uproar that pops up over everybody else's dining habits and the inflationary 4 cents interjected, positing their dietary rites are more healthy, sanitary, holy and pronounced pure by Gaia's own handmaiden, we arrived at a dinner table loaded with just about everything but stewed prunes. They might be there, just unmentioned.

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Letter to the Editor: Turkey alternatives

Next week, President Obama will pardon two turkeys to promote the turkey industry. Every one of us can exercise that same pardon power by choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance.

Gas line to Rutland | Guest Viewpoint

“What is the fastest way to get natural gas service to Rutland?”

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Letter to the Editor: Healing service in Rutland

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish will host a special healing service on Monday, Nov. 17, at 18 Lincoln Ave. in Rutland, starting at 7 a.m.

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To the Editor: Eagle editorials & solar panels

Regarding Ms. Watson’s Nov. 8 letter to the editor, here’s what comes to mind: Regarding her attack on Eagle editor Lou Varricchio, his articles, his opinions, and his editorials: Political parties aside (and it is not hard to read Ms. Watson’s affiliation), whether Vermont wishes to attain its “solar goal” by 2025 (as Lou mistakenly stated but then corrected in print last week), or Montpelier’s by their year of 2050, is not the point. It’s not a realistic goal, regardless.