SoBu is neither hip nor cool. As a 70-year-old second generation resident of South Burlington I find the term SoBu to be an ill-advised attempt at relevance and branding.

Recent articles and letters in The Other Paper have addressed the concern of recent city councils being comprised of primarily citizens from the southeast quadrant.

Last year, the South Burlington School District could not participate in the summer meal program. Trinity Educational Center Inc. stepped in and prepared over 300 meals weekly.

During the week week of April 17-21 neighbors individually spent up to 40 hours each in the Vermont Superior Court’s environmental division.

I write as a South Burlington resident concerned about the traffic on Dorset Street and a proposal recently aired to create an additional exit from Route 89, possibly at this venue or at Patchen Road.

Amid the controversy over recent housing legislation, we keep hearing the situation referred to as a crisis. It doesn’t get treated like a crisis, though.

Regarding Travia Childs’ comments about me in her letter to the editor, I would like to respectfully say that I believe she is incorrect.

When we recently heard proof of Fox News misleading viewers so they won’t flee to other networks, you may have considered switching from Fox to news outlets that are committed to practicing journalistic integrity.

After two years of bondage, I am free, having lost my school board seat on March 7, one of the best days of my life. However, my fear has become reality, and students of color continue to be ignored and marginalized.

I have already expressed my strong opposition to the Senate housing bill S.100 in its current form and the South Burlington City Council has also communicated its objections publicly.

On March 20, the South Burlington City Council held a regular meeting, and I attended using Zoom.

Gov. Phil Scott appointed a new member to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife board, and he fits in perfectly. Most of the board looks the same, sounds the same — it certainly doesn’t represent 21st-century Vermont.

Remember when you could go to the Chittenden Solid Waste District’s drop-off center and leave items in the RE-Use zone, and then you couldn’t?

Read through The Other Paper's Letters Archives, from January 9, 2015, to November 29, 2018.

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