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    Letter: Back to school food

    08/29/2016 09:59 PM EDT
    Back to school food Editor of the Reformer: With the new school year starting, parents' to-do lists are now filled with shopping for school clothes, school supplies, and school food. 
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    Letter: Trump in the interpersonal communication classroom
    08/29/2016 09:59 PM EDT - Trump in the interpersonal communication classroom Editor of the Reformer: This morning I am taking a few minutes to write this letter, as I make my final preparations to push off on my 24th year of teaching communications to college students. Full Story

    Letter: Thank you for your support
    08/29/2016 09:58 PM EDT - Thank you for your support Editor of the Reformer: I want to thank all the voters of District 2 Brattleboro who came out to the Primary, and who voted to support me as their representative in Montpelier for the coming term. Full Story

    Letter: Keeping Brattleboro beautiful
    08/29/2016 09:58 PM EDT - Keeping Brattleboro beautiful Editor of the Reformer: I've been noticing all summer and have been meaning to write a quick note to express my appreciation to Dick DeGray and his helpers for those amazing flower pots on Main Street and the Citizens Bridge. Full Story

    Letters: Your thanks
    08/28/2016 10:29 PM EDT - Editor of the Reformer: The parents of the Bellows Falls Junior League Vermont State Cal Ripken 10u champions would like to thank all businesses and individuals who supported our boys throughout their post-season run from districts to state champions to regionals. Full Story

    Letter: Back to school safety
    08/25/2016 01:24 PM EDT - Back to school safety Editor of the Reformer: It's back-to-school time, which means yellow buses are back on the roads. Full Story

    The morning, a cup of tea and my newspaper
    08/25/2016 01:24 PM EDT - The morning, a cup of tea and my newspaper Editor of the Reformer: Kudos to the new owners and managers of the Reformer. Full Story

    Letter: Turbine project is just asking for trouble
    08/25/2016 01:23 PM EDT - Turbine project is just asking for trouble Editor of the Reformer: There are several persuasive arguments against the wind turbines project proposed for the Windham and Grafton ridge lines, but one stands out against all the others and ought to convince everyone living in Grafton to reject the project: Grafton is flood-prone, and building the turbines would make this condition dangerously worse. Full Story

    Letter: Sharing an idea
    08/25/2016 01:23 PM EDT - Sharing an idea Editor of the Reformer: I have been watching the property that the town acquired on Western Ave. Full Story

    Letter: Drug companies given license to gouge customers
    08/24/2016 10:29 PM EDT - Drug companies given license to gouge customers Editor of the Reformer: In response to your recent editorial concerning extremely high drug prices in America ("Patent protection is pushing drug prices," Aug. Full Story

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