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Protest draws over 150
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July 4, 2018

Protest draws over 150

By Marguerite Jill Dye

RUTLAND—“Children don’t belong in cages!” stood out among the powerful signs at Rutland’s “Families Belong Together” event.

Over 150 demonstrators of all ages lined up along  Routes 4 and 7 at Rutland’s Main Street Park. There were 750 nationwide marches on…

Women’s March overwhelms Montpelier
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January 25, 2017

Women’s March overwhelms Montpelier

By Elizabeth Hewitt, VTDigger

A sea of homemade political placards and pink knitted hats flooded Montpelier Saturday, Jan. 21, as demonstrators overwhelmed the capital to protest the policies of President Donald Trump. The local Women’s March drew an estimated crowd of between 15,000 and 20,000…