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Letter to the editor: Engineer, Marine running for Bristol selectboard

Posted on March 6, 2017 |
By Lance Laliberte



My name is Lance Laliberte and I am running for the three-year term for Bristol selectboard. I was born in Fairbanks, Alaska, and moved to East Warren, Vt., when I was nine years old.

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Letter to the editor: Healey has experience, work ethic; voter for Ferrisburgh treasurer

Posted on March 6, 2017 |
By Loretta Lawrence



I am supporting Deb Healey for town treasurer. I have known Deb for many years. Deb’s business background, past business experiences, along with her business degree, make her a well-qualified, and seasoned professional for the job. She is a team player. She knows what needs to be done and then gets the job done.

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Letter to the editor: Department of Public Service must do better

Posted on March 6, 2017 |
By Lillian Prior Snow



Last Wednesday night I made the trek to Montpelier to attend a public forum regarding the Addison County gas pipeline. I became involved last summer when I read about the threats of eminent domain on properties in Monkton and Hinesburg. This meeting was a result of a direct action “sit-in” at the Department of Public Service earlier this month. I received an email from 350.org announcing the public forum and decided to go.

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Community Forum: Aiken aide sees Trump-Nixon parallels

Posted on March 2, 2017 |
By Stephen C. Terry



Almost 43 years ago, newspapers and broadcasts across the nation ran a blaring headline with the same message: “NIXON RESIGNS.”

The resignation came after nearly two years of controversy after operatives from The Committee to Re-Elect Richard Nixon campaign broke into Democratic party offices at the Watergate complex in downtown Washington, D. C.

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Jessie Raymond: Lifelong grammar crusaders fight on!

Posted on March 2, 2017 |
By Jessie Raymond



I’ve always had a thing for grammar.

In kindergarten, I corrected Tracy Reynolds for splitting an infinitive during Show-and-Tell. I knew the difference between “disinterested” and “uninterested” before I was allowed to cross the street by myself. While other teenagers tacked up posters of Simon & Garfunkel or Hall & Oates on their bedroom walls, I put up a poster of Strunk & White.

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Letter to the editor: Support true democracy by attending town meeting

Posted on March 2, 2017 |
By Heidi Willis



Town Meeting time is approaching, and this year, Town Meeting comes with changes and challenges. With the passage of Act 46 and consolidation of school districts, the ability for voters to discuss and vote on local town school budgets at Town Meeting is now gone. Many towns in Addison County and Vermont still discuss and vote the town budgets at Town Meeting, but there are others, like my town of Salisbury, who vote Town/Highway budgets by Australian ballot.

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Letter to the editor: Listening an important part of right to Freedom of Speech

Posted on March 2, 2017 |
By Matthew Gorton



“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” —Amendment One of the Constitution of the United States of America.

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Letter to the editor: Perlee a 'caring personality' with a great work ethic

Posted on March 2, 2017 |
By Mary Orvis-Baker



I am writing to express my support of Michelle Perlee, who is running for the Bristol selectboard.

I met Michelle many years ago when she became a client of mine at my local business “Body Sense,” a massage and muscular therapy business.

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Letter to the editor: Ferrisburgh clerk hopes to keep serving community

Posted on March 2, 2017 |
By Gloria Warden



Thank you to the residents of Ferrisburgh for your support during the past three years. It has been a privilege to work with so many of you and to serve as your Town Clerk.

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