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Panhandling and drug activity in downtown Brattleboro have been a problem for far too long, and by many accounts they just seem to be getting worse. Downtown merchants are hearing complaints from …

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Letter: Consider alternatives to storing nuclear 'waste' Editor of the Reformer,I read your article ("Nuclear waste awareness tour begins," Oct. 4) about the group traveling through Vermont with the simulated spent nuclear fuel rod transportation cask. I …
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Editor of the Reformer,As a person who has been speaking up for peace since I was a teenager during the Vietnam War, this week might be the first time I have been sick and enraged about a U.S. policy … more
Editor of the Reformer,With all due respect to my fellow Americans, most of us simply don't know that a "liberal/progressive" is not the same thing as a "socialist." A true "socialist" is someone who … more
Editor of the Reformer,Regarding the Oct. 12 article, "How goats in China cause smog in LA," Ms. Schlossberg doesn't know anything about goats. They are browsers, they nibble here and nibble there. … more
Editor of the Reformer,Our local connection with the Kurdish people is even closer than the remarkable history of Ambassador Galbraith ("Galbraith: Trump's choice can lead to chaos," Oct. 10). If you … more
Editor of the Reformer,This is the first year Vermont officially celebrates Indigenous Peoples' Day after the permanent change was passed at the state level earlier this year. In honor of the … more
Editor of the Reformer,This year's Deerfield Valley Food Pantry annual bike ride was the most successful one yet! Nearly $4900 was raised to help support our mission, helping families in the … more
Editor of the Reformer,An open letter to the caring people of the Deerfield Valley and beyond:Nicki and I would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to our amazing friends and … more
Editor of the Reformer,I would like to take this opportunity to thank our Fresh Air host families and volunteer leaders in Central Vermont. Because of their dedication and commitment, thousands of … more
Editor of the Reformer,We write to thank Vermont Canoe Touring Center for supporting our participation in the Source-to-Sea river clean-up. On Saturday, Sept. 28, students from Brattleboro Union High … more
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