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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To the Editor: I recently received my absentee ballot about the ATV ordinance, and discovered that there are two parts that should have been sent, one with the vote and another with information … more
To the Editor: I am asking for your vote for Jim Carroll because he is dedicated to the Town of Bennington and has been for many years. He was raised in Bennington and lived here most of his … more
To the Editor: I just read an article by the National Review. It made an impression on me about Black Lives Matter. I do not consider myself a racist, but we must listen to both sides. Our country … more
To the Editor: In the years that I have known our present state representative, David Durfee, he has never said, "I don't need to apologize for anything I ever say." That may not seem important, … more
To the Editor: Given the rapid deterioration of democratic principles in the Republican Party and the statement from their leader that he will not support the peaceful transfer of power, the most … more
To the Editor: A Pownal friend of mine, who has been a long-time ATV and dirt bike rider in his youth, told me he plans to vote Yes to disapprove the new Pownal ATV ordinance. He said, "Many … more
To the Editor: Since March 2020, 200,000 people in the United States have died from the COVID-19 pandemic, millions have become unemployed, climate-fueled disasters have destroyed lives, and … more
To the Editor: I work with Rep. Jim Carroll on the House Commerce and Economic Development committee. I am writing to endorse him and to encourage Bennington voters to vote for him in the upcoming … more
Up until recently, isolated states with small populations—like Vermont, Hawaii, and Alaska—had been spared the worst of the coronavirus pandemic. As we enter into the seventh month of the … more
To the Editor: There are six weeks to go until the General Election on Nov. 3. With the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, this election has suddenly become even more critical for … more

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