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Opinion: Addison-3 voters should cast their ballots for Spencer

Posted on October 13, 2014 |
By Tom Spencer



Hello Voters in Addison district 3 — Addison, Ferrisburgh, Panton, Vergennes and Waltham.

We have a significant choice on Nov. 4. My brother, John Spencer, is running for the House of Representatives. I am writing this letter to urge you to vote for John.

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Editorial: If last week is any indication, Sanders will seek presidency

Posted on October 13, 2014 |
By Angelo S. Lynn



In a recent press release, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, shows why he is likely to run for president in 2016.  This Tuesday, he blasted a proposal by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., to cut Social Security and disabled veterans’ benefits. The savings would go to the Pentagon for increased spending.

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Editorial: Candidates in Lt. Governor's race offer a distinct interesting choice

Posted on October 9, 2014 |
By Angelo S. Lynn



Vermonters have an interesting choice in this year’ race for lieutenant governor.

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Jessie Raymond: New approach outdoes 'honey-do'

Posted on October 8, 2014 |
By Jessie Raymond



When it comes to odd jobs around the house, my husband, Mark, and I just don’t have the same priorities.

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Greg Dennis: Dial 'stolen phone' for aggravation

Posted on October 8, 2014 |
By Greg Dennis



I knew as soon as I walked back into the office that there was a problem.

I had two of the big three — my wallet and keys. But I couldn’t locate my iPhone.

After several frantic searches of the car, I called the café where I’d been sitting outside while I worked on email and quaffed a coffee. They checked the tables where I’d been sitting and didn’t see the phone.

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Opinion: Mt. Abe doesn't need a $33 million fix

Posted on October 8, 2014 |
By Bill Coon



When it comes to the November bond vote for the proposed renovations to Mount Abraham Union High School, it is time to say NO.

I went to the one of the open house tours and discussion sessions this past summer, and found the school in much better condition than expected. Yes, there are some issues to address, but not $33 million worth.

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Opinion: NIMBY-ism a foe of green energy

Posted on October 8, 2014 |
By Eric Hanson



I could not disagree more with some recent letters to the editor regarding solar power development in Vermont. We are so used to living lives with our power being generated at distant power plants that are out of sight and out of mind that we tend to forget that any form of energy production has its adverse impacts.

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Opinion: Incumbents earn vote of support

Posted on October 8, 2014 |
By Paul Forlenza



Mike Fisher and Dave Sharpe have ably represented their district (Bristol, Lincoln, Monkton and Starksboro) in the Vermont Legislature for the last 12 years. We need their continued leadership in Montpelier.

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Opinion: Fisher deserves to be re-elected

Posted on October 8, 2014 |
By Linda Buxton



I am voting for Michael Fisher this year because he shares my Vermont values.

I have known him for many years and have seen firsthand his tireless efforts to help families here in Addison County and around the state. He is a good listener when there are many points of view and works well with people from all walks of life.

I trust him, he works hard and he has my vote.

Linda Buxton

Bristol

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Opinion: Former governor endorses McEathron

Posted on October 8, 2014 |
By Jim Douglas



I’m quite impressed with Calvin McEathron, who’s running for the Legislature from Middlebury.

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