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Body cameras needed | Letter to the Editor

The massive public reaction to the tragic deaths of three black teens at the hand of white police officers has led to a national call for use of body cameras to record and prevent any future mistreatment of suspects.

Universal school choice in Vermont | Guest Viewpoint

Here’s the puzzle the legislature must solve regarding education finance reform: How do you lower the cost of educating our kids so we can cut taxes, while maintaining or improving high student outcomes?

Gas: Not a Vermont solution | Guest Viewpoint

While hundreds of Vermonters from every corner of the state clamor for a stop to the fracked gas pipeline, Steve Wark of Vermont Gas Systems (VGS) keeps asking, “How can we get gas to Rutland more quickly?” And has offered a formula to answer his question.

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Letter to the Editor: Turkey alternatives? Here's my response

Concerning the uproar that pops up over everybody else's dining habits and the inflationary 4 cents interjected, positing their dietary rites are more healthy, sanitary, holy and pronounced pure by Gaia's own handmaiden, we arrived at a dinner table loaded with just about everything but stewed prunes. They might be there, just unmentioned.

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Letter to the Editor: Turkey alternatives

Next week, President Obama will pardon two turkeys to promote the turkey industry. Every one of us can exercise that same pardon power by choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance.

Gas line to Rutland | Guest Viewpoint

“What is the fastest way to get natural gas service to Rutland?”

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Letter to the Editor: Healing service in Rutland

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish will host a special healing service on Monday, Nov. 17, at 18 Lincoln Ave. in Rutland, starting at 7 a.m.

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To the Editor: Eagle editorials & solar panels

Regarding Ms. Watson’s Nov. 8 letter to the editor, here’s what comes to mind: Regarding her attack on Eagle editor Lou Varricchio, his articles, his opinions, and his editorials: Political parties aside (and it is not hard to read Ms. Watson’s affiliation), whether Vermont wishes to attain its “solar goal” by 2025 (as Lou mistakenly stated but then corrected in print last week), or Montpelier’s by their year of 2050, is not the point. It’s not a realistic goal, regardless.

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Letter to the Editor: There is nothing fair about FairPoint

In our humble opinion... taxpayers, customers and workers are being abused, neglected and lied to by FairPoint Communications of Charlotte, N.C.

Thanks to supporters | Letter to the Editor

The Bridport Seniors express their sincere thanks to the many supporters who donated for their annual fall Silent Auction fundraiser.

Right-wing newspaper | Letter to the Editor

I am compelled to write regarding the interview with a New Haven select board member on the front page of the October 25 issue of The Eagle.

Looking at solar energy | Guest Viewpoint

Last month 400,000 people gathered on the streets of New York City to call for action on global warming from world leaders, and it’s no surprise that Vermonters turned out in force.

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Letter to the Editor: VPIRG responds

Last month 400,000 people gathered on the streets of New York City to call for action on global warming from world leaders, and it’s no surprise that Vermonters turned out in force.

Guns and youth | Letter to the Editor

Please spare me your pious outrage at the recent events in Marysville, Wash.

Pampered Chef Bingo Fundraiser| Letter to the Editor

We worked hard to set dates, collect basket items, get the word out and make connections for the recent ARC Rutland Pampered Chef Bingo Fundraiser.

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