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Opinion: Bruhl has knowledge, background to serve in House

Posted on October 13, 2016 |
By Rebecca Strum



Taborri Bruhl, my choice for state representative from Addison 5, demonstrates his sincere desire to be of service each day, as a teacher and mentor at Rutland High School conducting classes in history and economics. He knows that making better education more available to more Vermonters is an urgent and continuing necessity.

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Opinion: Ayer has earned return ticket to Montpelier

Posted on October 13, 2016 |
By Steve Trombulak



Claire Ayer has been a great senator for Addison County for the last fourteen years and the kind of leader we need in Vermont. During her time as our senator, she has worked tirelessly and effectively on the kinds of issues that affect all of us.

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Opinion: New Haven candidate understands fiscal responsibility

Posted on October 13, 2016 |
By Susan Smiley



Legislative District 5 has a new contender in the race to elect our representative to the Vermont House in November. Taborri Bruhl is going door to door in Weybridge, Bridport and New Haven bringing his particular intelligence and liveliness to each encounter.

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Opinion: Thurston, Van Wyck have right approach on taxes

Posted on October 10, 2016 |
By Cheryl McEwan



I recently attended a forum in Vergennes to hear the candidates who are running for Addison 3 House of Representatives. The contrast of the two parties and their candidates was starkly clear. To sum it up, the Democratic candidates, Diane Lanpher and Fritz Langrock, think that all is well. I appreciate their positive outlook but what is lacking is the reality of the situation that the beautiful state of Vermont now finds itself.

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Opinion: ANeSU merger proposal is flawed

Posted on October 10, 2016 |
By Herb Olson



This week’s writer is Starksboro resident Herb Olson, a member of the Addison Northeast Supervisory Union (ANESU) Act 46 Study Committee and former member of the Mount Abraham Union High School Board.

 

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Opinion: Ayer is trustworthy and a hard worker

Posted on October 10, 2016 |
By Mike Fisher



Sen. Ayer has my vote. I have worked closely with Claire in our community and in the world of state politics. She is a great listener with great values and a very hard worker for us. But the most important thing to say about Claire is that I trust her. I trust that she will work hard to make our great state even better.

Mike Fisher

Lincoln 

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Opinon: Two Brothers lauds community effort

Posted on October 10, 2016 |
By Holmes Jacobs



We at Two Brothers Tavern wanted to take a moment to thank our community for their incredible support of two very special fundraisers that we had the honor to be a part of this past weekend.

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Opinion: ANeSU governance merger a bad idea

Posted on October 7, 2016 |
By Nancy Cornell



On Nov. 8, voters in Bristol, Lincoln, Monkton, New Haven and Starksboro will face important choices. One of those choices concerns our schools: How to vote on school district consolidation (Act 46).

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Eric Davis: Bernie Sanders has sway with young voters

Posted on October 6, 2016 |
By Eric Davis



Last week, Bernie Sanders appeared at a rally along with Hillary Clinton on the campus of the University of New Hampshire in Durham. The event drew a large and enthusiastic crowd.

Sanders vigorously endorsed Clinton to the students and other young people present. He supports her both because of specific issues in her platform, such as her plans for lowering college tuition and student loans, and because he firmly believes that a Donald Trump presidency would be dangerous and destabilizing for the nation.

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Gregory Dennis: Dems still shortchanging the Progs

Posted on October 6, 2016 |
By Gregory Dennis



Does the Vermont Democratic Party still hate the Vermont Progressive Party?

It appears so, judging by the way it’s holding a stale grudge against candidates who call themselves progressive and run for office as both Democrats and Progressives.

Dave Zuckerman, a Hinesburg organic farmer, ran for lieutenant governor this year as both a D and a P. But the state Democratic apparatus has consistently — even now — withheld its proprietary voter information from his campaign.

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