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Our opinion: Vermont must choose to compete by boosting higher ed

As Montpelier considers funding requests from the Vermont State College system for fiscal 2020, a recent report is shedding light on the high cost of public short-sheeting higher education budgets …

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Amelia W. Silver: Abortion rights must be protected in Vermont I am writing in support of H. 57 and the abortion rights constitutional amendment, both of which are in the Senate. Everyone is familiar with the arguments for and against choice in reproductive …
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To the Editor:Just a note to say that Keith Armstrong is also doing the Maple Open House Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, March 23 and 24.Located 3 1/2 miles from the red light at the Four Corners in … more
To the Editor:This is wonderful news maybe the best news of the decade. Finally the truth about college admission scams has been exposed. I have waited since 1942 for this. In 1942 I was 5 years old … more
To the Editor:Required corrections/clarifications often don't have the same reach or impact as the original dissemination of information. So, I'd like to set the record straight for those who have … more
Vermont's untouchable U.S. Senator has announced that he will campaign once again for the presidency of the United States. It was only four months ago that Senator Sanders stated he would be our … more
The problem is more obvious than half a leech on the sneeze guard of a salad bar: we're paying much too much attention. Our national obsession with new news concerning the man blundering about the … more
It was a cold, snowy Sunday morning in the middle of January. I planned to heed the warnings encouraging motorists to stay off the road and turned the radio on to catch the end of an interview with … more
This week marks the first day of spring. The season of renewal, when our world awakens from a long, cold winter's sleep and reminds us that there's always a rebirth. Just yesterday I heard the birds … more
To the Editor:We need a New Deal. Yes, it must be green, based on 21st-century sciences. The failures of past policies should guide us, too. We need to support affordable healthcare for all and a … more
To the Editor: I am a person who likes to walk my dog. And I am not alone, as I see many people out walking their dogs. I would like to point out something to these dog loving people. Shorthaired … more
To the Editor:I wish to thank all of those who supported my candidacy for the Select Board as well as the following: the other three candidates who helped clarify the issues awaiting their leadership … more

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