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January 24th, 2018

Monthly Archives: January 2018

Vermont Hunters Had Successful 2017 Deer Seasons

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says preliminary numbers show 15,949 deer were taken during Vermont’s 2017 deer hunting seasons. Reports from big game check stations indicate hunters had successful deer seasons in 2017, taking 3,585 deer in archery season, 1,461 in youth season, 7,272 in rifle season, and 3,631 in muzzleloader season. Th...

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Running for Montpelier City Council

Dear Editor, My name is Alex Geller and I am running for Montpelier City Council in District 2. My wife, Wendy, and I have been residents of Montpelier for six years, and I feel now is the time for me to give back to this great community. I currently work in IT Project Management where my main responsibilities include helping the state modernize it...

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Max’s Views: The Post:**

After the indefensible disaster of the Iraq War, we are not as quick to trust politicians when they try to get involved in foreign conflicts. In 2013, President Obama tried his best to rally our support for war when Syrian President Assad defied Obama’s Line in the Sand. We were just about to go to war against Damascus and possibly Russia when the...

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Prioritizing the Health of Our Children

Dear Editor: In Vermont, we work hard to protect our kids from anything that may cause them harm. This is doubly true in school buildings, where we vet the people going in and out, monitor things like allergens and medications, and take careful notice of how we maintain facilities. Unfortunately, there is a missing link in school safety, and that i...

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We Must Address This Public Health Concern

Dear Editor: Lyme Disease has spread at an alarming rate in Vermont and continues to grow. According to the Vermont Department of Health, in 2015, Vermont had the highest rate of reported Lyme Disease in the United States. Currently, according to the CDC, Vermont is listed #1 in the country for confirmed cases of Lyme and is designated as an “Endem...

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Thank You Area Restaurants

Dear Editor: On the last Sunday of every month, volunteers from Beth Jacob Synagogue serve a dinner at Bethany United Church. This free dinner is open to the community, primarily serving people who need a nutritious warm meal. This month, the dinner fell on a chilly New Year’s Eve. Because of the holiday, there were few volunteers available to cook...

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Still Empowering Women, Local Gym Changes Ownership

  By Katie Moritz Marcy Rochford, the owner of the Gym For Women in Barre City, and her daughter, Sami Rochford, are preparing for change. Decked out in athletic attire, both ladies sit side by side on workout equipment.  Sami, who is twenty-three, will be taking over her mother’s fifteen-year business. The excitement from both women is palpab...

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VOTE FOR VERMONT: Politics And Graveyards

Politics and Graveyards…. An interesting topic for a show, don’t you think? Pat McDonald and Ben Kinsley, co-produce and co-host a TV show called Vote for Vermont. On a recent show they interviewed Dan Barlow, public policy manager for Vermont Business for Social Responsibility (VBSR). He represents VBSR at the statehouse lobbying on such topics as...

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It’s a Tad Chilly for Me

By G. E. Shuman So, recently my brother Steve, who lives in Florida and I were having a bit of a ‘climate’ contest, which went on for a few days. The contest went like this. Steve would text me a picture of his outdoor thermometer, and I would answer back with a picture of mine. Or, he would text with a comment on the weather down there, and I woul...

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Now on Netflix: Saving Capitalism:**1/2

The year was 1993. President Clinton nominated his old college pal Robert Reich as Labor Secretary. Mr. Reich wasn’t just another juiced-in Friend of Bill with big pockets. Reich was a man of character and vision. He still is. Secretary Reich understood the relationship between the government and the economy more clearly than his contemporaries. At...

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