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Community forum: ACSD school official responds to union

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
By Peter Conlon



Peter Conlon is chairman of the Addison Central School District board of directors.

The Addison Central Education Association has raised concerns about the potential for a reduction in force for the Addison Central School District — cutting positions — as a result of the budget the board adopted in January and will be voted on Town Meeting Day. The ACSD board does not make decisions to reduce positions without careful consideration of a number of important factors.

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Letter to the editor: Panton seeks OK for town hall fix

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
By David Raphael



Editor’s note: The writer is chair of the Panton Planning Commission and Development Review Board.

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Letter to the editor: Shashok endorses candidates in coming elections

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
By Susan Shashok



I am about to complete my seven years on the selectboard and want to say — Thank you, Middlebury!

This has been my favorite year serving on the board and getting to show my qualities as vice chair certainly made it extra rewarding. I hope the opportunity to share leadership roles continues for the future board because the entire town benefits from such support among members.

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Letter to the editor: ACTR chief explains Middlebury bus stop changes

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
By Jim Moulton



I’m writing on behalf of our neighbors, friends and family who depend on public transportation to access the same places we all want and need. Who rides the bus? Everyone — bus riders span every age and socio-economic background. Some may be well off and choose to curb their cars while most others have no other options due to economics or disability.

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Letter to the editor: Be very wary of computer scams

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
By Hildgund Schaefer



Don’t let this happen to you:

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Letter to the editor: Fuentes-George warrants support

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
By Emily Joselson



I am writing in support of the candidacy of Lindsey Fuentes-George for Middlebury selectboard. I have interacted with Lindsey in her capacity both as a caring staff person at the Counseling Service of Addison County, and as a caring community member, and I am thrilled with her decision to run for the selectboard.

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Letter to the editor: Citizen supports Fuentes-George, Kahn

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
By Rev. George Klohck



Two vacancies on the Middlebury selectboard will be filled when we vote on Tuesday, March 6. I believe there are two candidates who are very well qualified and will serve Middlebury well.

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Victor Nuovo: Diderot’s Political Naturalism

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
By Victor Nuovo



Editor’s Note: This is the fifth in a series of essays on the origins of liberalism and conservatism.

By Victor Nuovo

Of all the great personages of the Enlightenment, Denis Diderot (1713-1784) is probably the most modern; that is, his opinions anticipate all of modern liberalism.

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Letter to the editor: Aid to Vermont students should extend beyond border

Posted on February 19, 2018 |
By Sarah Soule



We are indeed fortunate to live in a state that offers an array of educational options for our students after they complete high school. Be it a certificate, a two-year or four-year degree, Vermont students have a myriad of opportunities as they contemplate post-secondary education in preparation for rewarding employment and a lifetime of work.

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Letter to the editor: Military parade seen as a waste of taxpayer money

Posted on February 19, 2018 |
By Lindsay Hart



Imagine, if you will, that you are a lawmaker, and you have been given an extra $20 million to distribute. What would your priorities be?

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