Letter, Opinion

Honor loved ones by giving blood

Dear Editor, Did you know that patients fighting cancer need more blood than patients fighting any other disease? Cancer patients use nearly one-quarter of the nation’s blood supply. In fact, five units of blood are needed every minute to help […]

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Letter, Opinion

School funding model needs revision

Dear Editor, The Vermont Rural Education Collaborative includes 44 schools from Canaan in the Northeast East Kingdom to Bradford in the Connecticut River Valley. Our school-communities have some of the highest poverty levels and include the most sparsely populated areas […]

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Letter, Opinion

Climate change isn’t the real crisis

Dear Editor, Windsor County Sen. Dick McCormack (D-Bethel) recently opined about the climate crisis and how government must implement “a worthy and non-negotiable response” to this crisis. What is this “worthy and non-negotiable” response?  In the summer of 2018, the […]

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Letter, Opinion

Fakers and takers

Dear Editor, Republicans have long pushed the idea that lots of people on social security disability are “fakers and takers” who don’t deserve those benefits.  That push intensified when the number of social security recipients increased significantly after the financial […]

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