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Legislature failed again to enact ethics reform
To the Editor, Once again the Vermont Legislature has adjourned and once again it has failed to enact meaningful ethics reforms. A comprehensive ethics package would not be the last step towards go...
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kindness is appreaciated
To the Editor, The family of Oscar Newell would like to thank those who sent their condolences, visited, called, or expressed other forms of sympathy following his passing. Special appreciation goe...
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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We consider ourselves blessed
To the Editor, We would like to take a moment to thank everyone for making the last week so much better for all us. Between all of you who took the time to stop by throughout the week to visit and ...
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump has never done anything of value to society
To the Editor, The fortune that Donald Trump commands is not of his making but was inherited from his father who amassed it. Nonetheless, wealth, however achieved, gives its owner great ascendancy ...
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Laws and regulations have not kept up with modern medicine
To the Editor, The triage, treatment, and transport emergency medical service practitioners provide can often be the difference between life and death for patients with a medical emergency. The uni...
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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It has been a privilege and an honor to serve two years as your representative in the Vermont House
To the Editor, Serving my first two years as your representative in the Vermont House has been a privilege and an honor. As an independent freshman legislator, unaffiliated with a political party, ...
May 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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“Spring into Health” appreciates registrants, sponsors
To the Editors, On the morning of May 7, an outstanding group of friends and neighbors converged on the Townshend Common for the seventh annual Grace Cottage Hospital “Spring Into Health” 5K walk a...
May 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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"Thanks" is not enough
To the Editor, On Friday night, I was fortunate enough to have so many friends, colleagues, families, and students take the time to celebrate our last seven years of collaborating together at the D...
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The good ol' boy club is causing Vermont to suffer
May 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Our state is truly suffering with the good ‘ole boy club’ aka nepotism. A friend of mine, Angelo, turned me onto money trails in Vermont, and it’s a sordid mess. However, our problem...
Rain didn't stop volunteers
May 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Approximately 45 community members of all ages didn’t let the weather keep them from meeting at The Dover School on Dover’s Green Up Day, Saturday, May 7, to volunteer their time to ...
“Party Patrols” hope to discourage underage drinking and drug use, not eliminate parties
May 12, 2016 | 4 4 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, The end of the school year is a very exciting and hectic time for high school students and their parents. Proms are taking place and graduation parties are being planned. With all th...
Concert series begins
May 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, On Saturday, May 7, Friends of Historic Memorial Hall opened its 2016 concert series with the reggae band the Alchemystics. The concert blended diverse ethnic and musical backgrounds...
Green Up volunteers filled almost 200 bags in Wilmington
May 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, We would like to thank the 103 volunteers who turned out as part of Saturday’s Green Up Day in Wilmington. They filled over 200 Green Up bags as they picked up roadside litter. Peopl...
Senior citizen prom was fun
May 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor, Twin Valley Wildcat Community Service group, made up of 27 high school students, hosted their first senior citizen prom, “The Way You Look Tonight,” at the Whitingham Municipal Cente...