July 9, 2015 RSS feed / Opinion

Confederate Flag: Some Thoughts

Opinion / Jul. 9, 2015 /

I have been hesitant to write this. It is an issue that just needs to go away and the more we say about it, the more it lingers. With that said, I need to say something publicly. I owe it to my heritage and I owe it to myself.  Read More

Heroes Come From Vt., Too

Opinion / Jul. 9, 2015 /

As some people in the community know, my dear dad, Officer Tom Simpson is retiring this summer, I thought I’d share some little known true factoids about my wonderful dad.  He has served the police force for over 40 years to help serve and Read More

Why Not Just Change Channels?

Opinion / Jul. 9, 2015 /

I read the editor’s rant about Fox News (Herald 6/25).  Now, I am 53 years old and so I may be incorrect in my assumption, but many years ago there was a device invented that, and again I could be wrong, allows a person to change the chann Read More

White House Spin Rivals Fox News

Opinion / Jul. 9, 2015 /

I agree with your assessment of Fox’s coverage of the Charlestown church shooting. Read More

Confederate Flag: Many Meanings

Opinion / Jul. 9, 2015 /

We all have been hearing and seeing on TV uproar over the Confederate flag. Read More

‘Herald’ Purchase Is Important News

Opinion / Jul. 9, 2015 /

It has been surprising to us that no letters from the public have appeared in these pages since the June 11 announcement that the ownership of the Herald has changed hands. Read More

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When Is a Phone Not a Phone?

Opinion / Jul. 9, 2015 /

Actually, every study I’ve seen indicates that people are doing less and less talking on their phones. Replacing that function is a myriad of options from texting to email to video. Read More