I recently heard about the couple and their puppy who were attacked by bear “hound” hunting dogs this past October on public land. I hope that the Legislature will take up the hounding issue this coming session. Sadly, hounds can be run all year and training seasons occur when bears, raccoon…

I want to clarify my vote on the Official Map as it was described in the December 12 issue of The Citizen, “Packed House at Lot 15 Discussion”, by Scooter MacMillan. Although most of the artic…

Your recent story (The Citizen, Nov. 27, 2019, “A Hinesburg Horror story”) about Eurasian Watermilfoil in Lake Iroquois stands out as a perfect example of inflammatory, polarizing and irrespon…

The weekly reporting of local news by The Citizen is a valuable resource to the community. It is good to see reporters taking the time to get background information and to cover the complexity…

I was very disappointed to see the highly dramatized article about the “Hinesburg Horror story” (The Citizen, Nov. 27, 2019) related to the problem with milfoil in Lake Iroquois. The story by …

I read Mike Donoghue’s article “Shelburne felon wants off early from federal supervision,” (The Citizen, Dec. 5, 2019). He writes that Mr. Melvin has applied for shorter federal supervision: 2…

We’d like to extend our heartfelt thanks to the residents of South Burlington and nearby communities who donated bicycles and sewing machines to the 21st Green Mountain Returned Peace Corps co…

Please join hundreds of us as we walk in unified solidarity to erase the stigma around suicide and mental illness and as we help those in need on Saturday, Oct. 5, at Oakledge Park-Upper Shelt…

Although the legislature completed its 2019 session in May, legislative activity continues as we prepare for January. As your representative, I’ve been happy to field calls and emails from con…

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