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    Common Ground

    07/28/2015 03:54 PM EDT
    To the Editor: In response to a recent editorial, news stories, and to subsequent comments shared by local and residents from Rupert to Sunderland about the Community Food Cupboard (located at Manchester Town Hall) lease, I feel a clarification of 
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    Raise the Roof
    07/27/2015 05:27 PM EDT - To the Editor: The Manchester Factory Point Town Green needs a bandstand! Since the inception of the Green nearly twenty years ago, after a successful fund-raising campaign allowed its purchase and construction, residents and visitors have Full Story

    Food Cupboard has vital role
    07/27/2015 05:21 PM EDT - To the Editor: It was with appreciation that I read your editorial in this week's Journal regarding the Community Food Cupboard. As of June 30, I am officially retired from the CFC board after 17 years. Full Story

    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

    Good roads, bikes go together
    07/21/2015 09:39 PM EDT - To the Editor: I read with great interest Joe Wagner's recent letter-to-the-editor, where he explains how our deteriorating roadways are creating some serious conflicts and public safety issues for bicyclists in the region. 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

    In re: culpa
    07/21/2015 09:24 PM EDT - To the Editor: After reading Hal Debona's letter to the Editor, "Mea culpa," I recalled an Op Ed piece that I read back in the mid 80s repeated recently in Dr. Charles Krauthammer's book, Things That Matter, titled Collective Responsibility. 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
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    Cable network cancels 3 daytime shows

    NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC said Thursday that it is canceling three of its afternoon programs, part of a network-wide shift to a straight news focus during the daytime hours. 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.'