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From the Editor: For the love of memory

When my father passed away in January, at the age of 100, he took with him many wonderful memories of an innocent America which had one foot planted in the 19th century and another in the 20th century. Both world wars helped change the state of innocence, but it wasn’t until the 1960s—at least according to my father—that everything went to hell. In retrospect, he was probably correct.

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A tale of two supervisory unions - Part 2

There is a path leading to surplus, there is a path leading to deficit: “I see the surplus question in somewhat simplistic terms.

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Vt.-CAN | Rutland County Humane Society

The Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) is working with Vt.-CAN (a low cost spay/neuter clinic in Vermont) to host a low cost spay/neuter clinic for Rutland County cats on Monday, Oct. 19 in Pittsford.

Food for thought | From the Editor

Thirty seven years ago this weekend, I had the rare privilege of dining with the late, award-winning science-fiction author, futurist, and biochemist Dr. Isaac Asimov (1920-1992).

A call to faith | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Last week America was blessed to host Pope Francis, one of the world’s true holy men and leader of the Roman Catholic Faith. Three major cities played host to the Pope as he shared his vision for the country that has been so blessed.

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Letter to the Editor: Better use of resources

There is need for us to make better use of our resources to produce electricity. An important part of Vermont Strong and Vermonters is the principle of self sufficiency.

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Letter to the Editor: Horrified by OxyContin decision

I was horrified when I learned of the F.D.A.'s decision last month to approve OxyContin for use by children as young as 11 years old.

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Come adopt a cat or dog | Rutland County Humane Society

Odo, Garrick, Zeus and Cote

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An active family | Addison County Homeward Bound

Ben - Come adopt me!

A town remembers | Editorial

Last month, the Town of West Rutland paid an overdue “thank you” to World War II veterans, alive and deceased.

A note to Trump | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Dear Donald: I must admit your recent success and rise in the polls for the presidency has surprised me.

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U.S. politics, left, right and center, discussed in new book

Book review

Addison County author Terry AmRhein is well known to many avid newspaper readers. His political editorials have appeared in many regional papers such as the Burlington Free Press, the Daily Gazette of Schenectady, the Times Union of Albany, and others.

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Letter to the Editor: McDonald’s egg pledge

McDonald’s pledge last week to start using cage-free eggs is only a small step in preventing staggering suffering endured by millions of birds.

Respect for Joe | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Politicians, as we’ve seen over and over again will do and say almost anything during a campaign, or even in the run up to a campaign.

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Letter to the Editor: Another Vermont progressive success

GlobalFoundries should now be a welcome addition to Gov. Shumlin's Vermont business panoply. It sounds like from recent business news events that this company has joined the ranks of the no-profit Vermont Progressive ideal.