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Our opinion: Listen, then act on beating racism

Racism is with us everywhere in the United States — including Southern Vermont. It's our nation's Original Sin, committed when Europeans stole the land and its resources from its original …

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Letter: Siegel has answer on opioid epidemic To the Editor: I learned about Brenda Siegel and her activism last year. It was then that I discovered a genuine advocate with the right idea on how to handle the opioid epidemic. Brenda's …
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To the Editor: This letter concerns Pat Winburn, candidate for governor. I don't know Pat as a politician or even as a lawyer. I've done work on Pat's house (I'm a woodworker). I learn a lot … more
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