February 25, 2010 RSS feed / Letters

Selectboard ‘Skullduggery’

Letters / Feb. 25, 2010 /

I was stunned to hear that the selectboard—late at night and without any public notice—extended the employment contract of Town Manager Champy. Mr. Read More

Selectboard Act Was Illegal

Letters / Feb. 25, 2010 /

I have watched for the last few years as our town manager has brought various local entities under attack. First, it was the skating rink row. Read More

Selex Meeting Was a Shocker

Letters / Feb. 25, 2010 /

"Get involved!" "Give back to your community!"   On Tuesday, Feb. 16, I heeded the call of such commands and participated in the Randolph selectboard meeting. Read More

Hard To Believe What He Heard

Letters / Feb. 25, 2010 /

Did I hear correctly? At the February 16th meeting, did our selectboard actually extend the contract with the town manager by another three years? Read More

Civility Must Be Restored The preamble to our town's "Employee Conduct Policy" reads as follows:

Letters / Feb. 25, 2010 /

"The Town of Randolph expects and requires employees to work to the best of his or her ability to meet demands of the employee's job, to relate harmoniously with other employees, elected and appointed officials and members of the public, and Read More

Randolph May Not Need Assessor

Letters / Feb. 25, 2010 /

So, a client, who was purchasing property with intent of improvements, went to the town office of the Randolph assessor, only to find it locked.  This was during regular or usually recognized business hours.  No one knew when t Read More

Supports Position Of Town Listers

Letters / Feb. 25, 2010 /

After reading the letter to the editor signed by listers Polly Frankenburg, Linda Nissl and Don Sweetser, as well as the articles in The Herald 2/18/10, regarding the position of assessor, I feel compelled to speak up on behalf of Patrick Fr Read More

Fully Supports Randolph Budget

Letters / Feb. 25, 2010 /

After reading Mr. Voci’s letter “Voted Against Randolph Budget” in the February 11 edition of The Herald, I felt a need to respond. Read More

Supports Lathrop For Chelsea Clerk

Letters / Feb. 25, 2010 /

Having served the position of town clerk for more than two decades for the Town of Chelsea, I will not be seeking re-election on March 2, 2010. Read More

Let Torch Pass To Next Generation

Letters / Feb. 25, 2010 /

I would like to explain to my many friends in Bethel, who encouraged me to run for selectboard again this year, why I have chosen not to. Read More

Royalton Plan Is Improved

Letters / Feb. 25, 2010 /

Two years ago the Royalton Planning Board put out a slightly edited town plan for voters in order to comply with the five-year term renewal. This was done to give the board more time to review the plan. Read More

1st Branch Union

Letters / Feb. 25, 2010 /

Of Area Schools?  In this time of declining school enrollment, and with talk of consolidation in the news more frequently than ever, is there any reason not to consider seriously the idea of a joint effort between the Chelsea and Sout Read More

She Would Serve As Moderator

Letters / Feb. 25, 2010 /

Please consider "writing me in" for Town Meeting moderator this coming election. Mr. Nowlan is stepping down and—after speaking to him about it and considering the commitment—I would like to do the job. Read More

McCullough For Town Clerk

Letters / Feb. 25, 2010 /

I'm asking the voters of Tunbridge to join me in giving a vote of confidence to Wendy McCullough by re-electing her as the town clerk for another term. Read More

Reasons To Help WR Craft Center

Letters / Feb. 25, 2010 /

Voting yes on the $5,000 appropriation request for the White River Craft Center at Town Meeting is a vote to support the community, to sustain and create employment, and to support youth. Read More

Russell Running For Bethel Board I am writing to inform the residents of Bethel that I am running for selectman on March 2.

Letters / Feb. 25, 2010 /

My primary objective is to have a more prominent representation of what I remember to be the qualities of rural towns, where people recognize the value of their natural resources, embrace each other despite, and possibly because of, their di Read More

Randolph Budget Deserves Support

Letters / Feb. 25, 2010 /

In reviewing our Randolph town report and the proposed town budget, I find the budget to be reasonable and in need of support. Read More

‘Outraged’

Letters / Feb. 25, 2010 / By New Contract

I am absolutely outraged by the vote of the selectboard to extend the contact of Gary Champy.   See you at Town Meeting.   Kristen Gage  Randolph  Read More