Letters to the Editor

To the Editor,
This past February the Vermont House of Representatives passed the Global Warming Solutions Act with tri-partisan support, 105 to 37.  In June, the Vermont Senate passed it, also with tri-partisan support, 23 to five.  The vote margin and non-partisan nature of the vote may...
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Mary Houghton, of Putney, has been appointed by Gov. Scott to serve on the Legislative Apportionment Board. The LAB takes the first step in reapportioning Vermont’s House and Senate districts. Per Vermont statutes, this process must be done every 10 years following the...
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Suffragettes are still seeking support. 
Thank you to the Dover Historical Society for their presentation of the 19th Amendment, which we would all do well to remember in these divisive times. As always when Dan Ballioti is involved, the refreshments were tasty, the...
To the Editor,
As chairperson of Grace Cottage Hospital Fair Day, I contact vendors and all the booth chairpersons to make sure things are set in motion. This year, I watched all of that work swept away! The Fair Day committee made the difficult decision to cancel the fair.  There would be...
To the Editor, 
I came to adulthood under a Polish socialist government that was a puppet Communist state of the Russians. When I moved to America most of my family remained behind, but together we have seen the great people’s labor revolution against the socialist government. I lived in...
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If he calls him a socialist, am I allowed to call that person uttering the “s” word a fascist?  Is this what it has come down to? Are our elections, once beheld by all nations as the prime example of democratic behavior, an international j To the Editor,
In all my...
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In all my many years, I’ve never been so ashamed of my fellow/sister Americans as I’ve been of those who saddled me with the loveless lunatic Donald Trump as president. I won’t recount his crimes against us; if you don’t already know them, you’ve been living on another...
To the Editor,
 I am writing to publicly thank the Dover Historical Society for Saturday’s wonderful suffrage film festival at the Dover Town Hall. A great amount of effort, both physical and technical, went into this event. Five films were shown in the hall and a spacious tent, all...
To the Editor,
There has been a lot swirling lately around health care costs and hospital budgets. It’s that time of year, when the Green Mountain Care Board reviews the annual budgets and subsequent rate requests from our non-profit system of hospitals. As you may recall, budgets were...
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There has been considerable recent discussion about why Vermont’s response rate to the 2020 census form is so low.
Several possible excuses have been floated, but one explanation is frequently overlooked when discussing why 43% of Vermonters have failed to complete the...

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