The article “Classrooms under the F-35” (The Other Paper, Nov. 21, 2019) showed school administrators recognizing that the F-35 caused a “pause” in teaching but hoping it was a noise one can “get used to.” But the U.S. Air Force goes further, saying that chronic exposure to F-35 noise can al…

I just read Rep. Pugh’s Legislative Update (The Other Paper, Nov. 27, 2019). I was surprised that she chose to write about “climate change” as this does not neatly fit within the purview of th…

I am calling out the superintendent of South Burlington schools today, just like last week, just because of a little ice, the district schools should not have been closed.

Regarding the article by Madeline Clark (The Other Paper, Nov. 21, 2019, “Classrooms under the F-35,”) one line struck me: “And while some community members have suggested the Guard should pro…

The South Burlington Progressive Party welcomes Imam Islam Hassan and all congregants, and a hearty congratulations to the Islamic Society of Vermont, who purchased their new Masjid a mere two…

The Recreation and Parks Department would like to thank all of the parents, volunteers and referees for their dedication with the 2019 fall soccer program. We can’t forget Mother Nature’s help…

I was pleased to read in The Other Paper that the city council will defer a vote on the recreation center until the taxpayers vote on a new school. Priority should focus on the school board’s …

“City students protest climate change” (Oct. 3) describes South Burlington students attending a climate rally as “rebellious.” So South Burlington High School students are still “Rebels?”

There’s parental concern that public education outcomes are declining, and that diversity, inclusion and climate change are the focus rather than core subjects. One parental option to re-set b…

What is with these developments being built in Burlington and South Burlington? Ticky-tacky houses built on massive clear-cut hillsides – displacing all native animals and plants/destroying na…

A few weeks ago, our backyard shed caught fire and was quickly engulfed in flames. It was just a shed, but the flames were 30-plus-feet in the air, and the speed of the raging fire and the int…

I wear many hats – I’m a mom, a wife, a daughter, sister, neighbor, and friend, a university professor and a locally-elected representative. This month’s community forums on domestic violence …

I watched the television coverage and read the newspaper coverage of the very recent climate protests in Burlington and found myself not only underwhelmed but also angered by the protestors. W…

Please join hundreds of us as we walk in unified solidarity to erase the stigma around suicide and mental illness and as we help those in need on Saturday, Oct. 5 at Oakledge Park-Upper Shelte…

We’d like to extend our heartfelt thanks to the residents of South Burlington and nearby communities who donated bicycles and sewing machines to the 21st Green Mountain Returned Peace Corps co…

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