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Our opinion: Forced merger districts need to trust each other

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: A parked car on a hot day is no place for a dog To the Editor: Mayfest is on Saturday and other street fairs, festivals, and community events will soon follow. Bringing your dog along may not be wise: while you are enjoying the attractions, your …
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A few weeks ago I was in handcuffs, one of six People's Action members arrested at Sen. Mitch McConnell's office in Washington. We engaged in a peaceful protest after we asked Mitch to step out of … more
An open letter to the Burlington City Council and Mayor Miro Weinberger:The latest tragedy in the pattern of racially disparate practices of the Burlington Police Department (BPD) is a symptom of a … more
To the Editor:The decision to have a safe and legal abortion is under threat. Recently, the state of Alabama ruled to outlaw almost all abortions — including in case of rape or incest. It is … more
To the Editor:We were dismayed and disheartened to read Don Keelan's commentary piece, "Bennington's Trojan horse: The Energy Committee," in Saturday's Bennington Banner.His lack of knowledge or … more
To the Editor:I want to thank all the people that donated non perishable items for our National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive on May 12. Our carriers picked up over 12,140 pounds of food … more
Veterans For Peace is becoming increasingly alarmed about the mounting evidence that President Trump intends to attack Iran. In his 2019 State of the Union address, President Trump stated: "My … more
To the Editor:The House of Representatives should conduct an impeachment inquiry. An inquiry isn't an impeachment, but like a grand jury being impaneled to examine facts and decide if the president … more
To the Editor:As Kate Kanelstein said in her letter (May 14), Peter Shumlin got it wrong when he backed down from implementing a single-payer healthcare system in Vermont in 2014. Five years later, … more
To the Editor:The voters of the Southwest Vermont Union Elementary School District, comprised of the current Bennington School District and the current Pownal, Shaftsbury and Woodford town school … more
To the Editor:It seems that the supermarkets in Bennington don't care about their senior citizen shoppers. I can barely walk around the market holding on to a wagon, and I cannot stand for any length … more

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