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From the Editor: The Last Voyage of the Lusitania

This year began a four-year-long centennial observation of World War I—the War to End All Wars. “War may be hell,” they say, but World War I was a kind of hell few of us can imagine today.

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Letter: Saving a life

Letter to the Editor

Mix messages & confusing rhetoric | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Last week seemed to be full of contradictions both in words and deeds.

Representing local Vermonters | Candidate Column

Serving in the Vermont House of Representatives this past biennium has been a privilege and honor for me as your state representative from the Addison, Ferrisburgh, Panton, Vergennes and Waltham district.

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Colorful and fun | Homeward Bound

Addison County’s Humane Society

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Sixth Annual Dog Dock Diving | Rutland County Humane Society

Bring your pooch, take advantage of the Lake House Best Friends menu, watch or compete and enjoy a fun afternoon.

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Guest Viewpoint: Sanders, Leahy led effort to destroy the First Amendment

Yesterday, Sept. 11, 54 senators voted to amend the U.S. Constitution so as to essentially do away with the First Amendment. The effort to pass S.J. Res. 19 was led by, among others, Vermont’s junior senator, Bernie Sanders, with the vocal support of senior Senator Patrick Leahy.

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From the Editor: “Vermont is more affordable now”—and other flights of fancy

It’s another election year and another go-round of our two-party system’s blah-blah-blather—although here in Vermont, it’s more like the blah-blah-blather of one-party, supermajority rule. Regarding the gubernatorial race, I really don’t want another term for Gov. Shumlin? Why? Well, let me count the ways by using the Governor’s own words—

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Warren Van Wyck: Candidate Column

Serving in the Vermont House of Representatives this past biennium has been a privilege and honor for me as your state representative from the Addison, Ferrisburgh, Panton, Vergennes and Waltham district.

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Paddle 4 Paws fundraiser | Rutland County Humane Society

Woodard Marine presents the first annual Paddle 4 Paws fundraiser for the Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) on Sunday, September 14 at 9:30.

Solar arrays

I was surprised to read the Eagle editor’s most recent opinion rebuking the new community solar array planned for New Haven and questioning the whole idea of local, small-scale energy generation.

Enemies at the doorstep | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Just who or what are our major threats these days?

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From the editor: The Vermont Way or the highway

I’ve been a resident of Vermont since 1989 and have heard the term “the Vermont Way” bandied about, mostly by politicians, far too long. It has become a hackneyed and trite phrase if it was ever anything else.

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Golf tournament | Rutland County Humane Society

A great day of golf can have lasting benefits to the animals of Rutland County.

Campaign spending | From the Editor

The Democrats are going on a campaign spending spree.

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