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Letter: In support of BBA students

To the Editor:I was moved by Dr Andrew Boyer's letter to the editor last week in which one generation was clearly helping and supporting a younger generation in their quest for a safer and kinder …

Letter: Climate change fight needs gov't support

To the Editor:Congratulations and many thanks to all those who voted yes on the Climate Action resolution at Town Meetings in Manchester, Dorset, Weston, Peru, Shaftsbury, Arlington and Bennington. …

Letter: Coach will be missed

To the Editor:The Manchester Youth Soccer League (MYSL) was conceived in 1979 by local residents Karl Pfeiffer, Merrick Counsel, Dick Engel, and Charles (Chip) Chamberlain. It was Dick Engel who got …

Letter: John Werner's lasting legacy

To the Editor:Manchester youth soccer lost a dear friend with the passing of coach John Werner. John was selfless and generous in sharing his knowledge and experience with those of us in the …

Letter: BBA leaders on Winhall tuition decision

To the Editor:As will certainly be reported in this edition of the Manchester Journal as well as in other newspapers, Burr and Burton has granted a one-time, one-year exception to allow Winhall to …

Letter: MBA must prove its case going forward

To the Editor:As always, Manchester's town meeting was an inspirational commitment to one-on-one, neighbor-to-neighbor democracy. I spoke in favor of Article 16, a non-binding environmental …

Letter: History will judge us: Did we support our students?

To the Editor:I remember my days as a Burr and Burton student. I remember the thrill of finally getting to use the senior steps of the Seminary Building. I remember when Burr and Burton didn't have a …

Letter: Uncivil War

To the Editor:As a patriotic son of a WWII veteran, I have always been proud of my country and my flag. I wouldn't want to ever live anywhere else. Our history is filled with brave men and women who …

Editorials
A pointless, hurtful gesture

Rationality has been in short supply during any debate over gun issues, whether at the Statehouse in Montpelier or in communities of every size and demographic makeup throughout Vermont.But perhaps …

Our Opinion: Calling our better angels

You can learn a lot by listening. But when it comes to guns, can we listen to each other?On Monday, at a community forum sponsored by this newspaper and its sister publication, the Bennington Banner, …

Our opinion: Manchester makes a choice

Manchester's future will in no small part be influenced by what the Manchester Select Board decides to do with the zoning ordinance and map the Planning Commission has spent two years crafting, …

Our opinion: It's a matter of time

On Saturday afternoon in the gymnasium at Manchester Elementary-Middle School, there was a good deal of discussion about the importance and value of Manchester Town Meeting — and whether it's a …

Our Opinion: Investing in our future

Throughout its history, Manchester has been fortunate to have had generous benefactors — business owners and families who saw the value in sharing their good fortune, and taxpayers who dipped …

Our opinion: Children matter more than guns

Because someone heard something that sounded very wrong and summoned the courage to do the right thing, Fair Haven avoided becoming the next community to suffer an unthinkable crime — a mass …

Columnists
Who has the right to live in Vermont?

To argue the merits of $10.50 per hour for a 40-hour work week underscores the problem with S.40, An Act Relating to Increasing the Minimum Wage to $15 per hour. Sadly, your rationalizing against …

'Hub and spoke' a flawed approach to opioid addiction

Each of the four of us — founders of Fed Up Vermont — have suffered devastating personal losses as a result of family members having developed addictions to opioids. Among us we have …

Spring awakening

After 24 years of "spring" in Vermont, the weight of that lesson is finally starting to sink in. While I've never been the type to disdain winter, the transition has always troubled me. Getting …

A look at school security

Public safety and school security are at front of mind right now, so what has the Legislature done in response to the public's call for action?The Vermont House and Senate have approved or are near …

The Titanic, 106 years later

Once one of the wonders of a noisy industrial age, she now rests on a gentle incline on the seafloor enveloped in complete silence. A single davit that was used to launch collapsible lifeboat C …

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