In no way did I expect to feel like this. Driving north on Interstate 93, headed to drop off Dehlia at school followed on all sides by rain and fog and rain, my windshield wipers barely keeping up with any of it, I’m fine.

Vermont’s legislative social equity caucus encourages Vermonters to challenge a growing narrative coming from outside of our borders that is deliberately using fear and division to threaten our world-class education system.

I was taken aback to see our neighbor, Ann Hogan, misquoted on the front page of the Shelburne News where a quote from Ann is highlighted states the opposite of what she presented.

The Sept. 16, 2021, front-page story, “Plan for 107 homes sparks opposition,” misinterpreted my comment from a recent Shelburne Planning Commission meeting and calls for a correction.


Every clergy person spends much of their career conducting funerals and memorial services.

In 1940, Alice Duer Miller wrote a beautiful epic poem called “The White Cliffs.” An American who had married a British man just prior to World War I, she soon lost her husband serving a country that wasn’t hers.

Imagine, for a moment, you are a developer living in Phoenix, Ariz. Let’s say you want to build a complex with 100 rental apartment units to accommodate the city’s growing workforce, targeted …

As President Joe Biden pulled back our military presence in Afghanistan, we bore witness to the daily bravery and terror present in the lives of our service members and their allies abroad.

Lots to unpack in Deb Bucknam’s Orwellian commentary, “When it comes to racism, Democrats lead the charge,” Aug. 19, 2021.

As chair and vice-chair of the Shelburne Selectboard, we want to address concerns expressed by Shelburne residents related to economic development in Shelburne. We want to clarify the goals and motivation for this initiative, what we hope to accomplish and what we hope to protect and preserve.

American democracy faced a very real threat from the Trump presidency — and not just from the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol. His authoritarian cronyism worked to undermine the institutions of our democracy as he and his followers pushed the Big Lie that voter fraud was rampant in Democratic areas, particularly in poor and minority districts.

I am writing to express support for Shelburne’s equity and diversity committee. For many of us, living in Shelburne means being part of a warm, generous and inclusive community.

The Shelburne Veterans’ Monument was dedicated in September 2015. Since that time, we, the members of the Shelburne Veterans’ Monument Committee, have been very observant when people are present at the monument to make sure food and drink are not taken into the monument area.

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