• Profile in Courage - 12/16/2014 12:31 PM EST
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    Thanks for the Support

    12/09/2014 10:41 AM EST
    To the Editor: We would like to thank the voters of Bennington County and Wilmington for their incredible support on Election Day. We look forward to providing the best representation possible to the residents of our district, and to that end, we 
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    Milne off-base on college tuition plan
    12/09/2014 10:35 AM EST - To the Editor: Scott Milne, almost Vermont's Governor, is clinging to his outdated and unrealistic idea of cutting high school spending to pay for free college tuition in Vermont. This plan is not only financially impossible, but it is outdated. Full Story

    Posts & Ladies Auxiliary for the Veterans of Foreign Wars
    12/09/2014 10:28 AM EST - To the Editor: We have a tremendous opportunity to assist the Veterans and families of those residing at our Vermont Veterans' Home in Bennington. As an alternative to purchasing individual gifts for the Veterans and members residing at the Home Full Story

    Healthcare and Public School Reform
    12/09/2014 10:28 AM EST - To the Editor: We are currently debating the political approaches being offered as to how Vermont's healthcare and public education systems can be reformed. My lifetime experiences as a scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, businessman, and community Full Story

    Shop Local
    12/03/2014 07:32 PM EST - To the Editor: When I was growing up here in Bennington, the downtown was a vibrant gathering place for shopping and socializing. There were few, if any, chain stores and we all enjoyed a strong, middle class standard of living - partly as a Full Story

    More Complicated
    12/03/2014 07:32 PM EST - To the Editor: Referring to an opinion by William Schmick of Berkshire Money Management in your paper called"The Pipeline Made Simple," I say the Keystone XL Pipeline is much more complicated then he believes. Full Story

    Telling it like it is
    12/03/2014 07:30 PM EST - To the Editor: Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said it like it was and got the axe. A while ago before they became a household name in the U.S. Chuck Hagel said that ISIS: (Islamic State) " Is beyond anything I've seen," meaning a serious threat to Full Story

    Thanks for the Support
    12/03/2014 07:30 PM EST - To the Editor: I write to thank the voters for re-electing me as Vermont state representative for the Manchester, Arlington, Sandgate, and Sunderland district. I will do everything I can to justify your faith in me. Full Story

    Girls on the Run
    12/03/2014 07:29 PM EST - To the Editor: Girls on the Run Vermont is now in its 15th year of helping girls reach their limitless potential through an innovative program that fosters self-esteem, confidence and fitness. We are deeply thankful for the overwhelming community Full Story

    Thanks for the Memories
    12/03/2014 07:28 PM EST - To the Editor: It was 1980 and I had just graduated from Poultney High School. After enjoying a fun summer, many of my classmates headed off to their freshman year at college to start their caret paths. Full Story

    Among change, gift of jewels for Salvation Army

    DORAL, Fla. (AP) — In one of its famous red kettles in South Florida, the Salvation Army has received a gift worth more than a little bit of change: an emerald and diamond necklace. Full Story
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    NYC rapper Bobby Shmurda arrested in drug case

    NEW YORK (AP) — An up-and-coming rapper is among several people arrested in an investigation into a series of gang-related shootings and drug trafficking in New York City. Full Story
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
    Stephen Collins admits to molesting three females

    “Star Trek” actor will sit down with Katie Couric to discuss statement he made to People magazine about molestation incidents.