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    Letters: Legislature doesn't respect personal choice

    04/28/2015 12:47 PM EDT
    Editor of the Reformer: Last week, the Vermont Senate, circumventing normal legislative due process and eliminating any and all public debate, attached, and passed 18-11, a last minute amendment to House bill H. 
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    Letters: Support Green Street School
    04/28/2015 12:47 PM EDT - Editor of the Reformer: The Green Street School community is gearing up for our third annual "5K Tulip Trot" on Saturday May 2. Full Story

    Letter: Harmony Tunnel, for peds only
    04/27/2015 01:33 PM EDT - Editor of the Reformer: The tunnel to the Harmony Lot should remain open only for pedestrian traffic and emergency vehicles. Full Story

    Letter: Freedom of religion does not give you the right to be a bigot
    04/27/2015 01:33 PM EDT - Editor of the Reformer: In a recent letter ("Rainbow = swastika? Full Story

    Letter: Vermont PBS needs support of the community
    04/27/2015 01:33 PM EDT - Vermont PBS seeks appropriation Editor of the Reformer: As our statewide public television station, Vermont PBS (formerly Vermont Public Television) is a unique organization because its reach is so broad. Full Story

    Your thanks
    04/26/2015 07:47 PM EDT - Editor of the Reformer: Greater Falls Connections would like to thank the local businesses that recently participated in the Responsible Beverage Sales and Service Trainings held in March co-sponsored by the Brattleboro Area Prevention Coalition and the Department of Liquor Control. Full Story

    Your thanks
    04/26/2015 07:46 PM EDT - Editor of the Reformer: The Bellows Falls Area Senior Center would like to thank our incredible volunteers from the AARP Tax Preparation division. Full Story

    Your Thanks
    04/26/2015 07:46 PM EDT - Editor of the Reformer: I want to thank all our corporate sponsors, prize, raffle and auction donors, our 500 bowlers and those who sponsored a bowler for Bowl for Kids' Sake, a community-wide Youth Services event which raises money for our Windham County Big Brothers Big Sisters program. Full Story

    Letters: Saying good-bye to Jim Day
    04/24/2015 02:08 PM EDT - Editor's Note: The following are a selection of comments that were submitted on the Reformer's Facebook page in memory of Jim Day, who was principal at Brattleboro Union High School from 2003 through 2011. Full Story

    Letter: Support Windham County's FBLA
    04/23/2015 11:23 AM EDT - Editor of the Reformer: A few weeks ago I was at the Big E in Springfield for a dog show. Full Story

    Elton John's heart-shaped glasses located, suspect sought

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Elton John's heart-shaped glasses have been recovered after they were stolen from a museum, and Memphis police say a man accused of taking them is being sought. Full Story
    (Jay Maidment/Disney/Marvel via AP)
    'The Avengers: Age of Ultron" already cleaning up overseas

    New Disney/Marvel blockbuster doing well in South Korea, Britain and Russia, among others.