Letters To The Editor
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A healthcare crisis is coming down the road at very high speed. Getting rid of the ACA (Obamacare) is one of our new president's top priorities. That will end subsidized health insurance under the ACA, and the ACA's expansion of Medicaid. Millions … more
My name is Candy Hull and was homeless for two years. I was also homeless for two months prior to going to the Bennington County Coalition for the Homeless for help. During that time I was couch surfing, staying with friends. Each night I was unsure … more
Now that Vermont Governor-elect (Phil) Scott is about ready to take over for (Gov.) Peter Shumlin, we thought we'd send an email with some predictions. We think Scott will be a zero game changer for Vermont. We feel he will accomplish very little … more
To the editor: "Trail of Tears" (1838), "Wounded Knee" (1890) and now "The Dakota Pipeline" (2016). Making America great again at the cost of Native American displacement. "When will we ever learn? When will we ever learn?" … more
Visitors to Vermont often confuse Brattleboro and Bennington. Very often travelers end up at the wrong destination. Locals know there is a big difference between Brattleboro and Bennington. Brattleboro has many thriving downtown retail … more
Fellow residents of Bennington and the surrounding area, we are asking you to join us on National Wreaths Across America Day; Dec. 17 at noon at the Vermont Veterans' Home at 325 North Street in Bennington. Each December, on National Wreaths Across … more
The fund raising campaign to build the bandstand/pavilion in Factory Point Town Green was initiated about 18 months ago culminating in the recent completion of this beautiful structure. Many of you may have seen the construction progress throughout … more
Recent news coverage has detailed how our forestry sector is struggling due to a collapsing market for low-grade wood. Maintaining a working forestry economy should be a concern to all Vermonters, whether or not you or a family member works directly … more
Lack of high-quality, affordable child care forces tough choices for parents. My husband and I are full-time working parents because we need two incomes to support our family. We have a five-year-old son and twenty- month old twin girls and … more
The Electoral College keeps bigger cities from taking power from small states. When I read, or see, someone wanting to change theElectoral College system for electing our president I realize they have not studied it as I have. Because critics … more
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