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    Letters: Your thanks

    06/26/2016 09:45 PM EDT
    Editor of the Reformer: Thanks to very generous sponsors, golfers, and volunteers, Grace Cottage Hospital's seventh annual Tee It Up for Health raised over $32,000, after expenses, for Grace Cottage's Patient Care Fund. 
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    Letter: The Reformer feeds the beast
    06/24/2016 06:11 PM EDT - The Reformer feeds the beast Editor of the Reformer: Your opinion article on June 16 entitled "Toxic Masculinity and its affect on our nation" should have read "Toxic Islam. Full Story

    Letter: You, too, can help eliminate knotweed
    06/24/2016 06:11 PM EDT - You, too, can help eliminate knotweed Editor of the Reformer: I am very, very concerned with the overgrowth of the invasive Japanese Knotweed throughout our area. Full Story

    Letter: Privileges, rights and responsibilities
    06/23/2016 03:19 PM EDT - Privileges, rights and responsibilities Editor of the Reformer: Would you need a . Full Story

    Letter: Asking for your support
    06/23/2016 03:19 PM EDT - Asking for your support Editor of the Reformer: By way of introduction to the voters of Grafton, my name is John Turner, and I am a candidate for the vacant Select Board seat. Full Story

    Letter: Singing the unsung
    06/23/2016 03:19 PM EDT - Singing the unsung Editor of the Reformer: Regarding Kathleen White's recent award as the first Unsung Hero in Brattleboro, a couple of complimentary notes that didn't make it into the original song: Kathleen is the longest serving member of the Brattleboro Energy Committee and has been on the Bonnyvale Environmental Education Center board of directors since, gosh, who knows when. Full Story

    Letter: Scam alert
    06/23/2016 03:19 PM EDT - Scam alert Editor of the Reformer: In recent weeks I had two calls telling me I owe money to the I. Full Story

    Letter: Get your money back
    06/22/2016 10:03 PM EDT - Get your money back Editor of the Reformer: Every year millions of unclaimed assets end up with the Vermont Treasurer's Office. Full Story

    Letter: Lifted up
    06/22/2016 10:03 PM EDT - Lifted up Editor of the Reformer: I want to thank all of you who responded to my recent question and especially to those who organized and attended Monday's LGBTQ time at The Root and the Brattleboro Post Office vigil, the gathering at St. Full Story

    Letter: The costs are numerous
    06/21/2016 09:51 PM EDT - The costs are numerous Editor of the Reformer: Residents of Rutland have all the right in the world to be worried about the influx of the 100 refugees being placed in their community. Full Story