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Letter to the editor: Unification hasn't helped school

Posted on March 5, 2018 |
By Caetlin Harwood



As a parent of three children under the age of eight, I have many years ahead of me in the public-school system, and consider myself fortunate to be able to send my kids to the same small community school that I went to at their age. As an Addison resident my whole life, community is of the utmost importance to me, and in such a rural town, our school is the center of that community. There’s nothing better in my opinion than watching my kids walk into school each day, knowing their needs will be met by people I know on a first-name basis and trust explicitly.

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Letter to the editor: Rescue providers offer invaluable service to towns

Posted on March 5, 2018 |
By Diana Cotter



Our voluntary ambulance service is terrific and I want to thank them publicly for all their service. They have transported me to Porter many times when I have had cellulitis.

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Letter to the editor: Accessibility vital to Mount Abe plan

Posted on March 5, 2018 |
By Krista Siringo



I would like to respond to the question posed by Angelo Lynn in a recent editorial regarding the upcoming bond vote for proposed renovations to Mount Abraham: would the renovation ever yield an outstanding result?

In every survey of students and faculty, there has been a consistent, urgent call for improvements to Mt. Abe. This call has been echoed by most members of our community. As Superintendent Reen has said, most of us agree that renovations are sorely needed.

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Ways of Seeing: Historical perspectives on migration

Posted on March 1, 2018 |
By Mary Mendoza



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In preparation for a manuscript workshop this week, I read a draft of a book about Texas history by a woman named Sarah Rodriguez. I am a historian of the U.S.-Mexico borderlands (and a Texan by birth), so my friend and colleague asked if I would attend a workshop to give my comments on her book before she published it. I was happy to oblige.

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Between the Lines: Schools, Climate Change & Town Meeting

Posted on March 1, 2018 |
By Greg Dennis



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School budgets and climate change will be among questions before Addison County voters next week.

In Cornwall, Bristol, Lincoln, Monkton and 32 other towns, voters will be asked to approve a resolution calling for an end to new fossil fuel infrastructure throughout Vermont.

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Legislative Review: Clean water investments vital

Posted on March 1, 2018 |
By Christopher Bray



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Sen. Christopher Bray, D-New Haven, represents Addison County, Huntington and Buel’s Gore and serves as chair of the Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee. He is the lead sponsor of S.260.

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Letter to the editor: The U.S. once banned semi-automatic weapons and it can again

Posted on March 1, 2018 |
By Paul Forlenza



Students in Florida have a real sense of urgency to ban all semi-automatic firearms. We should all have that same urgency and know it is possible to ban these weapons because we have done it before.

For ten years (1994-2004), we had a federal ban on semi-automatic weapons and I believe we can accomplish this again. There is even Supreme Court language supporting bans on weapons.

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Letter to the editor: Time to get rid of assault weapons

Posted on March 1, 2018 |
By Bruce Acciavatti



As a citizen of Bristol in Addison County, I sent this letter to my Vermont representatives. I’m sick and tired, like many of you are, of no one doing anything about this or being too timid to speak out. Someone has to.

Dear......,

I’m contacting you because you represent the district I live in.

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Letter to the editor: Proposed $7.6M bond would upgrade all four schools

Posted on March 1, 2018 |
By Tom Borchert



To the voters of Addison, Ferrisburgh, Panton, Vergennes and Waltham,

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Letter to the editor: Baker is a dedicated, knowledgeable problem-solver

Posted on March 1, 2018 |
By Dean George



As Town Meeting approaches and we consider the budgets, projects, and assorted elections in our community, I hope you will join me in supporting Gary Baker with one of your votes for the Middlebury Selectboard.

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