Many thanks to city clerk Donna Kinville and her staff for running a smooth election.

Burlington’s Development Review Board turned a blind eye to the safety of bikers and walkers when they unanimously approved Burton’s conditional use permit without requiring necessary traffic infrastructure or alternative transportation such as offsite busing.

Thank you for electing me as one of your state senators. If I did not earn your support in this election, I hope to do so in the years to come.

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It is a rule of thumb in public debate that when the other side is reduced to ad hominem attacks and calling you names, you’ve won the argument.

Friends of Veterans would like to thank all our donors, sponsors and players who made our annual golf fundraiser at the Baker Hill Golf Club a tremendous success.

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As we move through the pandemic I want to express deep gratitude from Shelburne Farms for all the wonderful support and encouragement we have received from our local community this year.

Was I surprised that a Trump defender would wish to decide what letter[s] to the Editor should not be printed? Not so much.

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I was disappointed and sad to see the very negative tagline on the political ad for Chittenden County senate candidates paid for by Right for Vermont PAC.

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A few weeks ago I submitted an opinion letter to The Other Paper requesting that the South Burlington Public Works Department adjust the traffic signals at the (Williston Road – Dorset Street – Interstate Complex), especially eastbound on Williston Road, to eliminate dead time that was creating significant traffic jams.

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This is a response to Seth Steinzor’s inflammatory letter in the Oct. 22 edition of The Other Paper.

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I just read the “Listen” letter published in the Oct. 22 edition of The Other Paper — a letter that should never have been printed.

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Had someone told me last year that, in just a few months’ time, we would be facing a global pandemic, daily protests, and widespread forest fires, I would have considered taking them to a psychologist!

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Tuesday, Nov. 3, Election Day 2020, includes voting for presidential, congressional, state, and local races.

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I believe that supporting Donald Trump means that you support racism, sexism, homophobia and so much more because you cannot support a person without supporting their morals.

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I would like to call out the dog whistle racism of an advertisement in your Oct. 15 edition.

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

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