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Letter to the editor: Time to reach consensus on meaning of 'gun control'

Posted on February 26, 2018 |
By Christine Ketcham



It is a strange sensation to get up the morning after yet another mass murder at a school and continue on with my mundane, everyday routine. I’ll probably do some laundry today, make coffee, go to Shaw’s. Gnawing at me all the while is the present tense that multiple children and adults on multiple occasions have been slaughtered while simply taking care of their own everyday routine.

I should be shouting in the streets, something like “the sky is falling, People!”

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Letter to the editor: Time for a 'Harvey Weinstein' moment on gun control

Posted on February 26, 2018 |
By Carl Engvall



I strongly encourage Vermont’s state legislators to take advantage of the governor’s statement that he is open to a discussion about gun control. If we cannot enact effective gun control at the national level, especially for assault rifles, then it’s time to do so at the state level. Here are some reasons why:

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Letter to the editor: Fuentes-George earns support

Posted on February 26, 2018 |
By Claire Tebbs and Dave Hohenschau



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Letter to the editor: Farhad Khan a good listener and has an open mind

Posted on February 26, 2018 |
By Nancy Malcolm



I would like to urge the Middlebury community to vote for Farhad Khan for selectboard.

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Letter to the editor: Baker has experience, knows needs of businesses

Posted on February 26, 2018 |
By Paul Ralston



I write in support of Gary Baker’s candidacy for the Middlebury selectboard. Gary is a friend, an amiable and considerate person who has a background and experience that will help the selectboard in its work guiding our town. As a small business person, Gary understands the challenges of our changing marketplace and will be sensitive to the needs of our local businesses. As a long-time resident, he has an historical perspective that is important in times of great change. Gary will work hard for us, so I urge you to help elect Gary Baker to the selectboard.

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Letter to the editor: Khan is a uniter and deserves term on selectboard

Posted on February 26, 2018 |
By Emily Joselson



I am writing in support of the candidacy of Farhad Khan for Middlebury selectboard. I have known Farhad for years as the helpful and friendly owner of the Dollar Store. But I got to know him personally last year, following an increase in anti-Muslim and anti-Semitic behavior in the wake of the 2016 national election.

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Letter to the editor: Passerby should have helped elderly woman in need

Posted on February 26, 2018 |
By Henry W. Haskell



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Ways of Seeing: Learn to handle life's challenges

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
By Jill Vickers



My generation grew up hiding under school desks, arms folded over our heads waiting for the bomb to drop. I didn’t grasp the gravity, just a sense of a scary unknown.

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Eric Davis: Court to decide on politicking at polls

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
By Eric Davis



May a state prohibit voters from wearing campaign T-shirts, buttons or other politically-related clothing at a polling place on election day? The U.S. Supreme Court will consider this question in a case to be argued on Feb. 28.

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Community forum: Teachers lament lack of dialogue

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
By Larry O’Connor



Larry O’Connor is a special education case manager at Middlebury Union High School. He submitted this piece on behalf of the Addison Central Educators Association, which bills itself as ACEa.

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