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Among the 46 states welcoming refugees, Vermont has received approval to welcome 100 Afghans to our communities through USCRI Vermont Afghan Placement and Assistance program.


I am writing concerning the COVID-19 vaccine. Some factors prevent some people from taking the vaccine, whether allergies, no immune system or because it is against their religious beliefs.

I’ve been a South Burlington resident for 10 years, and am an advocate for retaining open lands and, more specifically, creating development guidelines that have a rigorous stance on reducing environmental impacts to air and water.

Vermont’s legislative social equity caucus encourages Vermonters to challenge a growing narrative coming from outside of our borders that is deliberately using fear and division to threaten our world-class education system.

On Saturday, Sept. 11, 29 firefighters assembled at the Burlington International Airport parking structure to climb 110 flights of stairs in remembrance of those who died in the attacks of 9/11.


Every clergy person spends much of their career conducting funerals and memorial services.

What does saving land from development have to do with the climate crisis? Plenty. Human activity produces greenhouse gases that trap heat and over-insulate the Earth.

I have lived on Market Street for almost three years now and there is a major issue with traffic. I’m in a wheelchair and I mainly use the crosswalk at the corner of Mary and Market streets.

Democrats advocate more mass transit funding despite questionable benefits from subsidizing railways, bus and subway travel.

In our quest for justice in society, let us not forget to include the virtues of mercy, compassion and forgiveness for one another. Without these, justice merely becomes punishment rather than a means to right relationship.

Passing by the new library on Market Street in South Burlington, I noticed the American and our state flags proudly displayed.

We couldn’t agree more with Frank Mazur’s opening statements in his letter, “Has recycling become a delusion?”

Read through The Other Paper's Letters Archives, from January 9, 2015, to November 29, 2018.

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