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Letter to the editor: Play equipment for new Midd park?

Posted on December 3, 2018 |
By Ashley Laux



A piece of play equipment incorporated into the design of the Triangle Park will encourage young families to spend time right downtown. 

Let’s work together as a community to design and fund this together!

Ashley Laux

Middlebury

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Editorial: Sunday's workshop on white privilege, racism does more than provoke — it transforms

Posted on November 29, 2018 |
By Angelo Lynn



In the whitest state in the union, why attend a talk and workshop this coming Sunday on white privilege and how it perpetuates our nation’s cloaked embrace of racism? Just how important is this discussion, and what on Earth does this have to do with you?

More than you know.

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Ways of Seeing by Alice Leeds: Dealing with the Pittsburgh shooting

Posted on November 29, 2018 |
By Alice Leeds



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Each night as I fall asleep I feel gratitude for my good fortune that day — photos we received of our new grandson, golden leaves still hanging onto their limbs, the brisk morning walk around our neighborhood, the delicious meal my husband and I shared that evening. My daily life is filled with blessings.

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Eric Davis: Not a fair shake for Vermont ratepayers

Posted on November 29, 2018 |
By Eric Davis



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The Vermont Public Utilities Commission (PUC) is currently considering a rate increase request from Green Mountain Power, the state’s largest electric utility.

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Letter to the editor: Reader thankful for newspaper

Posted on November 29, 2018 |
By Carol Price



It’s Thanksgiving. I’m giving thanks for the Addy Indy.

Carol Price

Bristol

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Letter to the editor: Plastic causes apprehension

Posted on November 29, 2018 |
By Carol Talmage



I am filled with apprehension. Daily, nightly, I fiddle and turn worry beads in my mind. Rough edged, prickly, irritating. They offer no smooth comfort to my worries over ice melt.

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Letter to the editor: A coyote's thoughts, translated

Posted on November 29, 2018 |
By Dean Percival



Letter from a Coyote:

Hello, Vermont folks! Your Animal Control Officers have been receiving an abundance of calls from residents who are saying they have been seeing us around a lot more recently. You see, our woods have been slightly taken over by houses in this lovely state, which has left us little place to hide and there is an open hunting season on us ... but not to fear, we have learned to co-exist!

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Letter to the editor: Need a second car? Go electric

Posted on November 29, 2018 |
By Pieter Broucke



My thanks go to Greg Dennis for his piece on electric vehicles (EV’s) in the Addison Independent from Nov. 8. EV’s are the cars of the future and no day goes by without seeing a Tesla, some Nissan LEAFs, or a Chevy Bolt  driving around Middlebury. Yet the technology is not quite there yet for EV’s to fully replace internal combustion cars. An EV, however, is the perfect second car for most two-car households already today.

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