Letters to the Editor

We invite you to write considered responses on topics covered by VTDigger. The letters will be published several times a week, depending on the number submitted. They will appear on the front page of VTDigger and at this archive. To submit a letter, complete the form here.

It is unfathomable to think a $58 million offer could sweep up Jay Peak at an auction or nonbid contest.  For taxpayers to recoup at least a portion of the […]
I worry every time I read a letter discussing abortion rights and see the phrasing “abortion should be allowed, except/until/before/only in the case of…”. For me, even when one is […]
I want to discuss the root cause of the recent attacks on hunters in Vermont. This type of violence  against community members who hunt is a direct result of the […]
We need a full set of tools to address the climate crisis. We Vermonters are fighting toward a better future for our next generation, but as a country we have […]
Why do bystanders in public spaces in Vermont feel it is their right to pull out their cellphones and record a stranger's very private moments? How does this stranger benefit […]
Congress needs to prove its concern for our country’s children by passing the expanded child tax credit. Phil Scott recently signed a tax cut package into law that will send […]
Responding to the story about “Jean” and her homelessness with her two pups. It was said that people love their pets like family members. Most people who love their critters […]
I am writing to celebrate the new Ethan Allen Amtrak service from Burlington to Vergennes, Middlebury, Rutland and Castleton to New York's Penn Station that started on July 29. This […]
I was disappointed in the structure of the debate for congressperson that was held in Essex.  All seven candidates should have been on stage at the same time. They should […]
Jay Diaz, the general counsel of the Vermont ACLU, presented a VTDigger commentary about the upcoming elections for Vermont state’s attorneys. The general counsel wrote “For decades, Vermont’s public officials […]