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Note of appreciation: Many helped 97-year-old Ripton resident get by without electricity

Posted on November 22, 2017 |
By Hilda Billings



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Our state certainly could be thankful for 64 degrees with our power off, which it was for six days or more after the recent wind storm. Some different storm; we could remember the hurricane in 1950.

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Jessie Raymond: Seasonal treat a tough nut to crack

Posted on November 22, 2017 |
By Jessie Raymond



Remember this number: 4927.

It’s not a lottery pick. It’s not how many times I’ve misplaced my phone this year. I recently learned it’s the SKU code for chestnuts — a number cashiers can never find on their laminated produce sheets.

It isn’t their fault. As far as I can tell, only two people in Addison County ever buy chestnuts, and I’m one of them.

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Letter to the Editor: Decisive vote is Mount Abe real need

Posted on November 22, 2017 |
By Jeremy Perfect



 

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Letter to the Editor: Weinstein hurt Vermont actor's career

Posted on November 22, 2017 |
By Jay Craven



I hope that recent revelations about sexual violence by powerful men will foster important transformations on the American cultural landscape. Women are speaking out and things are changing.

Much of this shift can be traced to New York Times and New Yorker allegations that movie mogul Harvey Weinstein acted for decades as a serial sexual predator. More than 60 women have now spoken publically about Weinstein’s transgressions against them, saying, “me, too.”

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Letter to the Editor: Middlebury rail project desperately needs fresh look

Posted on November 22, 2017 |
By Bruce Hiland



 

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Letter to the Editor: How much leeway should Vermont regulators allow?

Posted on November 22, 2017 |
By Richard Moore



A half inch is costing me several thousand dollars.

The town of Middlebury does not have department of inspectional services. I know, I checked. So the town relies on the Vermont Department of Fire Safety to enforce a series of regulations covering egress, in particular stairs.

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Letter to the Editor: 'Freedom' often poorly defined

Posted on November 22, 2017 |
By Alexander Lyall



 

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Letter to the Editor: President Trump proving to be inept at art of diplomacy

Posted on November 22, 2017 |
By Larry Booker



 

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Note of appreciation: Thanks for all who helped make Halloween special for seniors at Porter

Posted on November 22, 2017 |
By Judy Doria



Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center gives a Great Big Thank You to all community members who worked with us to make the Medieval Castle and Pumpkin Display possible with over 200 carved and lit pumpkins. This is truly a community event, both supported and enjoyed by our community that literally hundreds of our area residents are a part of. 

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