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    Letter: Wake up, USA

    05/24/2016 10:16 PM EDT
    Wake up, USA Editor of the Reformer: May 30 is Memorial Day this year. 
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    Letter: Time to step back and reassess Act 46
    05/23/2016 09:57 PM EDT - Time to step back and reassess Act 46 Editor of the Reformer: Now that the legislative session has come to a close, and for the moment our district WSESU has not been able to move to the quick track for implementation of Act 46, my unspoken deep reservations about this act need to be expressed. Full Story

    Letters: Your thanks
    05/22/2016 10:04 PM EDT - Editor of the Reformer: On behalf of the organizers of Dance Away Cancer, Sebastian's 5K and the Rockin'Ham 5K, we would like to thank our community and surrounding communities who either sponsored or participated in our events in the month of April. Full Story

    Letter: Long overdue
    05/20/2016 04:36 PM EDT - Long overdue Editor of the Reformer: A quick note in response to a letter I read this morning ("The decision is final," May 18). Full Story

    Letter: Take the 'B' out of 'LGBT'
    05/20/2016 04:36 PM EDT - Take the 'B' out of 'LGBT' Editor of the Reformer: The issue of inclusion has long been a concern of lesbian and gays. Full Story

    Letter: Beware of unintended consequences
    05/20/2016 04:36 PM EDT - Beware of unintended consequences Editor of the Reformer: In response to a recent editorial ("Speaking truth about the coal industry," May 12), I would like to offer my American friends a cautionary tale of what may happen if environmentalists succeed in shutting down your coal-fired power plants. Full Story

    Letter: Sibilia asks for continued support
    05/18/2016 03:15 PM EDT - Sibilia asks for continued support Editor of the Reformer: Serving my first two years as your representative in the Vermont House has been a privilege and an honor. Full Story

    Letter: I have your poetry
    05/18/2016 03:15 PM EDT - I have your poetry Editor of the Reformer: Since my retirement from Brattleboro Union High School in 2013, I have been gradually cleaning out my files. Full Story

    Letter: No more labels
    05/18/2016 03:15 PM EDT - No more labels Editor of the Reformer: I was so pleased to see today's article (May 16) in the Health section of the paper, speaking to the issue of negative labels for patients with mental illnesses. Full Story

    Letter: This road needs work
    05/17/2016 09:54 PM EDT - This road needs work Editor of the Reformer: Would you enlighten me? Full Story

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