Letters

LETTERS: 1.5.17

Council Doesn’t Need To State  Why They Want To Fire Fraser Editor: Let’s remember that Mayor Hollar and the three city council members who voted not to renew Bill Fraser’s contract had information that we citizens don’t have. The council members aren’t at liberty to discuss the particular reasons why they reached their decisions. I […]

LETTERS: 12.15.16

Don’t Criticize Mayor Hollar Editor: Much as been discussed in the press, in public and on Front Porch Forum regarding the mayor and city council’s deliberations regarding the continuation, or not, of Bill Fraser as Montpelier’s city manager.  I believe too many Montpelierites are quick to criticize Mayor John Hollar’s actions and judgment without considering […]

LETTERS: 12.1.16

Why Skip the Turkey? Editor: President Obama is taking a break from Trump transition to pardon two turkeys. Every one of us can exercise that presidential pardon power on Thanksgiving by giving thanks for health and happiness while skipping gratuitous violence. The 235 million turkeys killed in the United States this year have nothing to […]

LETTERS: 11.17.16

Why Skip the Turkey? Editor: President Obama is taking a break from Trump transition to pardon two turkeys. Every one of us can exercise that presidential pardon power on Thanksgiving by giving thanks for health and happiness while skipping gratuitous violence. The 235 million turkeys killed in the United States this year have nothing to […]

LETTERS: 11.3.16

Meat Industry Is Scary Editor: I have no fear of all the goblins, the witches, or even the evil clowns lurking on Halloween. What really scares me are the latest reports about the meat industry. Like news of pig farms dumping millions of gallons of pig feces into North Carolina’s water supplies during Hurricane Matthew. […]

LETTERS: 10.20.16

A Call For Republicans To Take A Public Stand On Trump Editor: As you know, this November voters in Vermont will have a variety of choices on the ballots they cast, from president down to more local races like state representative and justice of the peace. Unfortunately this year we have a candidate at the […]

LETTERS: 10.6.16

Enjoyed The Bridge’s Food Issue Editor: Thank you for your latest food issue. We enjoyed the article on the Woodbury Community Store. The day we read the article was beautiful and sunny. A good time for a ride to check it out. When we got to the store, my husband’s first words were, “They have […]

LETTERS: 9.15.16

Thank You For Participating  In Movie Event Editor: A big thank you to everyone who attended the Movie on the State House Lawn: “Raiders of the Lost Ark.” We were so pleased with the turn out and hope everyone had a wonderful night! Thanks to Ben and Jerry’s for the ice cream, and to Montpelier […]

LETTERS: 9.1.16

LETTERS: 9.1.16

Save The Ridgelines: Support Phil Scott Editor: Phil Scott believes renewable energy is critical to our future and the future of our planet. But Vermont’s current energy policies are doing damage to our environment and to our economy. Today we are destroying Vermont’s ridgelines and landscape by building helter skelter industrial wind projects so that […]

LETTER: We Love ‘em to Death

Editor: Today’s 10 highest grossing box office releases are about animals,including: “Finding Dory,” “The Jungle Book,” “Zootopia,” “The SecretLife of Pets” and “Kung Fu Panda.” Nearly half of our households include a dog and nearly 40 percent have a cat. Two thirds of us view them as family members and cherish them accordingly. We love […]