Make Your Voice Heard
07/27/2015 11:34 AM EDT - To the Editor: The Affordable Care Act, despite its name, is not making health care affordable. One in five people in Vermont are struggling with medical bills. Meanwhile, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont, as a "non-profit," will receive a tax Full Story
Dismayed over food cupboard
07/24/2015 02:26 PM EDT - To the Editor: I write as chair of the Interfaith Council of the Northshire, a coalition of clergy and congregants in our area. We are dismayed that, after 22 years, the Community Food Cupboard is facing such a challenging experience in executing Full Story
Bird Flu Devastating Egg Industry
07/21/2015 09:36 PM EDT - To the Editor: The U.S. egg industry is reeling from a colossal outbreak of avian flu, mostly among egg-laying chickens. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 48 million birds, accounting for 11 percent of the nation's egg-laying hens, Full Story
Death Wish of a Treaty
07/21/2015 09:32 PM EDT - To the Editor: The Manchester Journal, in its July 17th editorial about the U.S / Iran Agreement, used the title "Trust but Verify" about an agreement with an adversary whom it's been proven we cannot trust, which we, in re-defining perversity, Full Story
Kudos to the Cops
07/21/2015 09:19 PM EDT - To the Editor: I am writing to thank the Vermont State Police for helping to enforce the no alcohol rule at the Dorset Quarry. Last week as I drove by, I noticed a state trooper who appeared to be writing citations to a group of four young men at Full Story
Cops: Man impersonated brother to avoid $7K in unpaid tolls
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey motorist assumed his brother's identity to avoid $7,500 in unpaid tolls after he was stopped for not paying another toll on the George Washington Bridge. Full Story
Was Woody Allen the 'paternal' figure Soon-Yi Previn needed?
Director says in an interview that his two-decade marriage to Mia Farrow's adopted daughter works because she 'responded to someone who was paternal.'