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August 22nd, 2016
The absurdity of today’s electorate teeters on the surreal. Trump supporters, in particular, defy rational thought: For much of the past year, they have sanctioned Trump’s outrageous statements, off-color remarks, racist and bigoted comments, and political positions that are often contrary to American principles — and then there is his obsessive compulsion to tell bald-faced lies, and repeat them over-and-over even when he knows they are untrue.
And yet, for many of these same Americans it is Democrat Hillary Clinton whom they believe is untrustworthy.
Dear Bristol Residents,
The Bristol Selectboard established a policy of “Pack In and Pack Out” for the Town Parks more than a year ago. This has been a long held practice of the State of Vermont and the Federal government for state and national parks. Most recently the Selectboard voted to remove the dog waste bags and dog waste container from the Town Green.
BRISTOL — Bristol nature writer and environmental activist John Elder will read from his new book, “Picking Up the Flute: A Memoir Through Music,” this coming Thursday, Aug. 25, at Lawrence Memorial Library. The free reading will begin at 7 p.m. and is co-sponsored by the Bristol Gateway Players and by Vermont Family Forests.
This week’s writer is Don Rendell, President and CEO, Vermont Gas Systems.
Vermont Gas’s Addison County customer expansion project has received its fair share of news coverage over the past few years and rightfully so: this has been a complex and, at times, very challenging project. Often missing in the many headlines about Vermont Gas are the tremendous benefits this project will bring to Vermont.
NEW HAVEN — CABER TOSS
The results of the men’s caber toss are as follows.
Ages 11-17: 1. Jivan Galpes, Concord, Mass.; 2. Jason Feil-Sharp, Brooklyn, N.Y.; 3. Lydia Deppman, Cornwall.
The following are the results in the 4-H Dairy Conformation competition held on Aug. 9.
BRISTOL — A trio of dissenters said no to the Addison Northeast Supervisory Union Act 46 Study Committee’s official plan for district unification, which was sent to the Agency of Education for review this month.
The official proposal includes a “Minority Report” — authored by committee members Nancy Cornell, Herb Olson and Mike Fisher — that makes a passionate defense of the “value of local control” of ANeSU schools.
ORWELL — After rejecting the notion twice this year, Orwell voters are likely to get a third opportunity to weigh in on a proposal to merge their school governance with that of five nearby Rutland County communities.