Sun staff

Vt. food systems succeed in local, regional, national marketplace

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When you ask people their definition of the Vermont food economy, they’ll often talk about farms, farmers’ markets or CSAs. What’s often missing from the conversation are the supply chain of local businesses such as distributors, food processors and manufacturers and seed, feed and equipment dealers. Vermont’s local food economy not only extends well beyond…

Another traffic solution

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I read the article “Cyclists offer insight on proposed bayside upgrades” in last week’s Sun. Regarding traffic mitigation solutions for Malletts Bay, allow me to offer a fourth option: Complete the circumferential highway. Peter Tampas is a Colchester resident.

Let’s talk about schools now, not in January

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One of the complaints from the last legislative session was that legislators were not properly notified as to the challenges facing our school system and what the Phil Scott administration intended to do. The governor and legislative leaders should make it a goal not to have the same thing said of them next session. The…

Lakers hitting stride

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The Colchester girls soccer team snagged a pair of wins last week, including a come-from-behind victory over BFA.-St. Albans. Trailing 1-0 late into the Oct. 3 contest, Colchester finally found a spark behind an Ani McMannon cross that Brooke Booska buried with 14 minutes to play. After back-and-forth play allowed each team a chance to…