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The Brattleboro School District, and other districts that will soon be dissolved as state-mandated Act 46 mergers in Southern Vermont take effect, has an important housekeeping measure in front of …

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Letter: Pownal residents encouraged to attend ATV meeting To the Editor:To the residents of Pownal,A couple weeks ago a Pownal resident approached the Select Board with a proposal to have additional town roads opened up as ATV trails. The Select Board asked …
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To the Editor: Do yourself a favor and see Oldcastle Theatre's latest production of Brighton Beach Memoirs. You will laugh, you will cry and you will be thourougly entertaied by this first class … more
To the Editor:Where are the Evangelicals? Where in the Bible does it say "cage the children" or "separate the families of color?" Mary, Joseph and Jesus were emigrants seeking asylum. It's costing … more
To the Editor:Earlier this year, the local All-Terrain Vehicle Club approached the Pownal Select Board, asking for ATV use on 20 roads "to access trails," although Pownal already has numerous trails … more
To the Editor:I recently became aware of an effort by Vermont Law School students to enact a regulated coyote hunting season, versus the current open season that leaves coyote puppies orphaned when … more
As CEO of Vermont's largest psychiatric facility, my day-to-day thoughts tend to center on the mental health and addiction issues that impact people in Vermont and neighboring states. Each year, … more
The big day has come and gone and the question that seems to be lingering in everyone's mind is, "Did Paul Revere remember to warn Logan during his midnight ride?""Salute to America." Yeah, right.It … more
To the Editor:I fear that Don Keelan spent very little time learning the details of American health care before writing his most recent column, "Not so fast on Medicare for all." His main point seems … more
To the Editor:On June 29, Project Against Violent Encounters (PAVE) held its fundraiser, Moonlight in Vermont, a wine and food tasting and live auction at the Park McCullough Carriage Barn. It was an … more
To the Editor:The legislative session of 2019 ended in late May, and I am working on proposals for the next session in January. I would like to share my report on the session with constituents, and I … more
If bread is the staff of life, water is the enchanted broadsword plus-2 of life. Water is way better, and absolutely essential to being alive. Not only do we need to consume it and use it, but we … more

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