Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I sent the following addressed to Del. Rob Bloxom on election day: I have been and am an ardent supporter of conservative political issues for the entirety of my adult and adolescent life. I have missed zero national elections and have supported every Republican nominee in every race to...
Dear Editor: The letter by Jim Belote that appeared in the Nov. 1 edition referenced ANEC’s Cooperative Sunshare program, which he correctly states is more expensive than “standard electricity.” What he neglected to explain is that this is not the best, most economical way to adopt solar power, but it...
Dear Editor: As related to the letter “Candidates’ Alternative Energy Statements Questioned” in the Oct. 18 edition of the Post, Mr. Phillips’ statements, from what I have seen printed, appear to be correct for the Eastern Shore. In regards to the cost of solar energy, I refer readers to the...
Dear Editor: The Northampton High School Homecoming Committee would like to thank all our community members and leaders for supporting the transportation efforts of Virginia State University’s marching band for our homecoming Sept. 27. We are truly thankful to Cape Charles Rotary, Mrs. Maxine Rasmussen, Mrs. Darlene Burton, Mrs. Jo...
Dear Editor: I am writing in response to Ms. Kathy Scott’s letter in last week’s edition where she said “any members of the Chincoteague Fire Department, maybe you should abstain from voting due to conflict of interest?” If Ms. Scott had put forth the time and effort to either attend the...
Dear Editor: As a resident of Chincoteague for 20+ years with family history that goes back to before we were connected to mainland, I would like to respond to articles from the Beacon and the Eastern Shore Post regarding the Chincoteague Town Council’s decision to purchase the old firehouse for...
Dear Editor: I was wondering if I was the only one getting the horrible smells from the six chicken barns across from the convenience center on the road from Hwy. 13 to Wachapreague? I am certain the odor is not coming from the dump. If it were, I think people would...
Dear Editor: I’ve known Brandy Custis Childress for many years socially and from when I was a customer at PNC. As part of the Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital Auxiliary executive committee, I was fortunate enough to work with her several years ago when she was a co-chair of the Hospital Ball....
Dear Editor: With the November election fast approaching, I just wanted to take an opportunity to say how fortunate we are to finally be able to vote for Connie Burford for the Accomack County School Board. I don’t think there should be a doubt in anyone’s mind how much she is...
Dear Editor: I am an employee of Accomack County.  All departments in the county from the airport, to food service, to parks and recreation have a working relationship with James Lilliston daily in the treasurer’s office.  He is a humble Christian man of the highest integrity, honesty, and experience. James is a dedicated employee...