Letters To The Editor
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To the Editor:Stephen Sandy, a longtime member of the Bennington College faculty and one of Vermont's great poets, died one year ago on Nov. 7, 2016. His passing, although not unexpected due to poor … more
To the Editor:Many things are hard to believe about America these days, but the Washington Post's recent article (in conjunction with 60 Minutes) "The drug industry's triumph over the DEA," ranks … more
Thanks to all who made parade a success againThe Annual North Bennington Halloween Parade celebrated 25 years this year and all of us at Vermont Arts Exchange (VAE), would like to thank all who … more
The school district merger plan is good for our students and our community. The letters in the Banner attest to this from a few different angles; but there are still some myths that persist about the … more
As board member, I have attended numerous Act 46 meetings and have empathy for those in the audience who ask questions. Some of the answers have been "maybe," "we don't know," "can't answer that" and … more
Act 46. Is it a perfect bill? Probably not, but it is what we have to work with. The goals of Act 46 are designed to deliver a more equitable education to all of our children at a more reasonable … more
On Tuesday, our community has a big choice to make as we vote on the merger of our school system and in particular our elementary schools. This state law has many of us in an uncomfortable place, … more
There has been a great deal of work by many dedicated people in our communities to develop a proposal to bring our schools into compliance with Act 46. The proposal calls for merging the Bennington, … more
"The whole is greater than the sum of its parts." I recently retired as a school superintendent from New York. The birth of a grandchild at Southwest Vermont Medical Center resulted in relocating to … more
Merger or not to merge, Yes or No vote for one board is the question.That is the ballot question being asked even though if one gets the pages of papers that require the decision to vote yes or no at … more
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