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March 22nd, 2019

Monthly Archives: March 2019

First of its Kind Teacher Led Coalition Launches With a New Approach to Address School Shootings and Other Acts of Violence

A group of teacher leaders and founding partner, National Life Group, announced the launch of a new coalition to address and prevent school shootings and other acts of violence by providing teachers and all school employees with the knowledge, tools and resources they need to proactively keep schools safe. The National Coalition for Safe Schools (N...

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Now on Demand: Support the Girls

*** I remember this lovely young woman I used to work with many years ago. Her name was Danielle. One time we were talking about a movie preview we had both seen. She stated that the star was James Franco. I corrected her and said it was Hayden Christensen. She smiled at me and didn’t say a word. Months later we were in New York City together, walk...

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Population Growth and Quality of Life

Dear Editor, Governor Phil Scott in his 2019 Budget speech stressed that he wants to increase Vermont’s population with young people in response to our aging population. However, population growth is the direct cause of all the very serious environmental problems Vermont is now facing. Population growth is also the underlying cause of many of our f...

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On the Trump Administration’s National “Emergency”

Dear Editor, Like many Vermonters, I am troubled by President Trump’s declaration of a national “emergency” to build his border wall along the southern border of the United States. I have serious questions about the legality of this declaration. I am also concerned by the detrimental impact this declaration may have on the State of Vermont. In decl...

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Caught Between A Rock and A Hard Place

Dear Editor: Morrisville Water and Light (MWL) is one of 2,200 not-for-profit public power utilities in the United States. We serve approximately 4,000 residents and businesses in the Morrisville area. Our goal as a member of the community is to help move Morrisville toward its vision of a vibrant economy, a sustainable future, and an excellent qua...

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