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  • Our Opinion: Local endorsements - 10/29/2014 10:12 PM EDT
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    "Mechanic's Lien"

    10/31/2014 09:48 AM EDT
    To the editor:

    Last week the Journal published a letter from my husband criticizing the current State's Attorney for the handling (and subsequent dismissal) of a criminal case in which we were involved. As the other victim I am writing to warn homeowners about potential abuses in a contractor's use of a "mechanic's lien" as a means of securing unpaid debt and to highlight deficiencies in our home improvement fraud statute - lessons we learned the hard way. Full Story

    Letter: Vote for Steve Berry
    10/29/2014 10:07 PM EDT - To the Editor: I first met Steve Berry in 2004, during a difficult time in my life. Steve was the senior minister at the First Congregational Church of Manchester, where he offered me — despite my lack of religious faith — not only Full Story

    Letter: Berry - A Life of Service
    10/29/2014 10:06 PM EDT - To the Editor: We have known Steve Berry for a considerable number of years. We have had the pleasure of working with him on a considerable number of projects. We feel we would be remiss if we did not share our perception of Steve. Full Story

    Letter: Jim Douglas endorses Judy Livingston
    10/29/2014 10:05 PM EDT - To The Editor: The people of the Manchester area were fortunate for 14 years to be represented by one of the hardest-working legislators in Montpelier, Judy Livingston. Judy was dedicated to her district and to Vermont. Full Story

    Letter: Having health insurance is not the same as having access to health care
    10/29/2014 09:54 PM EDT - To the Editor:

    No one in their right mind would purchase a car with a monthly payment so high that they couldn't afford to put gas in it. Yet that is effectively what we are being mandated to do. Once you've paid your $1000 a month health insurance Full Story

    Letter: Following Up
    10/29/2014 09:54 PM EDT - To the Editor: I submit the following in response to the letter of Glenn Hueckel published in the Manchester Journal on October 22, 2014. As a preface, I am a candidate for Bennington County State's Attorney. Full Story

    Komline Steps Up When The Community Needs Her
    10/29/2014 07:21 PM EDT - To the Editor: When Hurricane Irene hit Vermont in August 2011, no one was prepared for the devastation it caused to our area; washing away homes and roads; damaging businesses and bridges. We can all be thankful that Patti Komline was poised and Full Story

    Vote for Cynthia Browning
    10/28/2014 10:38 AM EDT - To the Editor:

    My wife and I are very happy to see Cynthia Browning running for reelection.  Full Story

    Steve Berry the best choice
    10/27/2014 06:09 PM EDT - To the Editor: Steve Berry will prove to be an excellent State Representative for Manchester, Arlington, Sunderland and Sandgate. Full Story

    Political consequences
    10/27/2014 02:24 PM EDT - To the Editor:

    When anyone, especially State Attorney, Erica Marthage, runs for reelection you want to remember what she did. Did she act ethically, professionally, and honestly? Full Story

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    Melissa Fumero goes from daytime to prime time

    NEW YORK (AP) — Melissa Fumero, who plays Detective Amy Santiago on Fox's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," can remember the first time she had to ad-lib with co-star Andy Samberg. Full Story