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Letter to the Editor: Pack the Paramount

On behalf of the hundreds of families who will benefit, bravo to everyone who helped make Pack the Paramount a tremendous success.

Don’t eat meat | Letter to the Editor

Nearly 240 years ago, our founding fathers declared our national independence from Great Britain.

It’s over | Little Bits

A headline read, “It’s Over.” Like other traumatic events, most of us will remember what we were doing when the second of two Clinton Correctional Facility escapees was shot. This one lived.

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Fourth of July | Rutland County Humane Society

With the Fourth of July comes picnics, parades and fireworks. The 5th of July usually brings more stray animals than usual to the shelter.

Doing Diwali at Middlebury | Guest Viewpoint

Hindus want Diwali, most popular Hindu holy day, listed on the 2015-2016 Academic Calendar (and beyond) of Vermont’s Middlebury College, which claims to be “a top-tier liberal arts college”.

A time for celebration and change | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Once again we are proud to join with members of the free community newspaper industry this July to celebrate the services provided to over 50 million homes around this great nation.

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From the Editor: The dash of life

My sister and I accompanied our 98-year-old mother on a visit to our father’s grave for Father’s Day weekend. It was the first Father’s Day without our Dad. He died, at age 100, in January of this year.

Green peppers and the summer solstice | Little Bits

It’s summer. Some of us pay attention to the solstice. Others don’t. I didn’t stare at the western sky and my watch to see if it really was the longest day of the year.

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Come adopt us | Rutland County Humane Society

Adoptable dogs and cats

The Eagle’s Grand Prize | Letter to the Editor

I just wanted to thank you for creating such a wonderful yearly event—the Grand Prize.

Warner’s courage, character remembered | From the Editor

Some months ago, this weekly commentary devoted space to look at the life of Seth Warner, Vermont’s forgotten patriot-hero.

Violence taking center stage | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Violence and needless deaths have been a part of the human race since the beginning of time, but it appears we’ve learned little from those who came before us.

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Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month | Rutland County Humane Society

The Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) would like to remind you that June is “Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month”.

Show the love: Tie a blue ribbon round the ole oak tree! | Little Bits

I’m not very smart and have few original ideas.