Letter, Opinion

Creating peace of mind on pensions

Dear Editor, Over the past several weeks, we have seen a growing anxiety around conversations happening in the legislature regarding public employee pensions. We have seen a rise in misinformation and confusion concerning what is actually happening and why these […]

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Letter, Opinion

A blast from the past

Dear Editor, Faithful political representatives of the people in ancient Rome participated in peaceful negotiation and regular compromise with their adversaries. This concept of “concordia” was so highly admired by the citizenry that a temple and a bronze statue were […]

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Commentary, Opinion

Equity can’t wait

Editor’s note: this commentary was signed by Alison Notte from Rutland City Public Schools along with 30 other  school board members from around the state.  Our Vermont legislators recently commissioned a state-of-the-art study to investigate how best to apportion funds […]

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Letter, Opinion

An assault on bird feeding

Dear Editor, It was not my first choice to write this letter. I would have preferred to be able to handle the Bird Feeding Problem within the Telemark Village Association internally.  But, sometimes you have to take a stand on […]

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Letter, Opinion

Kamala has earned it all

Dear Editor, Some years ago, a baby girl of Asian-African decent was born in America. She was named “Kamala.” She had a rough life growing up as a third-class citizen in this land of “white supremecy.” People of color have […]

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Letter, Opinion

America the coarse

Dear Editor, Planet America has coarsened over the past 50 years. Back then, President Nixon was embarrassed out of office when his late-night plumbers got caught poking around the other party’s national headquarters. Now, Trump brings howitzers into Congressional chambers […]

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