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I’m writing this letter with hopes that our bike paths become safer. I ask that all individuals who travel the paths please, please, please follow the common sense rules of the path/road to ensure the safety of all.

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A June 8 article in The Other Paper explained that the South Burlington Tax Department sent property tax bills and all subsequent delinquent notices to the wrong owner and wrong address because the tax department only communicates with the ci…

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I am proud to be a teacher in South Burlington because this is a community that values education and celebrates student achievement.

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It is lovely to see all the public art on the metal service boxes and underpasses around South Burlington. These art projects beautify and give a much-needed sense of identity and community to South Burlington. They make driving and walking a…

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The Water Quality Day tours were informative, interesting, and enlightening – a great opportunity for adults and teens to learn more about their community! It was invaluable to meet the staff behind the scenes, see what actually goes on, and …

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I attended the event at the Burlington International Airport on May 29, where the Air National Guard was attempting to address concerns about the new noise map for F-35 fighter planes. Most people I saw and heard had not “signed up” for this plan.

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It’s amazing to me how a city so rich in resources is so lacking with its city roads. The City of South Burlington has a major issue with maintaining the roads and it is disappointing as a taxpayer that it takes forever for something to chang…

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Would Burlington International Airport (BTV) be a viable commercial airport, without the Vermont Air National Guard (VTANG) as a tenant? If not, what is proposed that would cover the funding gap? These are two questions that are never address…

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I read with interest Allen Roberts’ letter on the child care crisis in May 16 issue of The Other Paper. Mr. Roberts wishes not to “reward” a young mother for what he perceives as her bad choices that have resulted in her wanting public assist…

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I had to read the article “South Burlington receives 11th Tree City USA Award” in last week’s The Other Paper a few times. I was looking for the criteria upon which the award was given. It wasn’t listed. I didn’t understand how South Burlingt…

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Teachers in the South Burlington School District are committed to a cooperative and collaborative process in reaching a negotiated contract. We show up to every negotiation session with the hope and belief that this will be the time that comp…

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The residents of South Burlington voted last Nov. 6 to create 180 Market Street, a structure to house a public library, senior center and city hall. The vote was 74 percent in favor. Because there was an exchange of land and facilities with S…

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I want to thank Rep. Ann Pugh, chair of the House Human Services Committee, for her stewardship on Prop. 5, the constitutional amendment to enshrine Vermont women’s access to safe and legal abortions. 

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As a 40-year resident of South Burlington, with two sons (both military with one in the Air Force) going through the terrific South Burlington schools, I am pleased to see Meaghan Emery and Helen Riehle maintain their strong commitment in pro…

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I read last week’s “Vermont Child Care Crisis” article (May 9) with astonishment. Ms. Galaise’s child care “crisis” is a crisis of her own making, as it is the result of a series of bad decisions which ends with you and I paying her bills. So…

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In regard to the May 4 article, “Vermont’s Child Care Crisis,” I find it ironic that Rep. Ann Pugh is so invested in the care and welfare of Vermont’s children when she is the lead sponsor of H.57, Vermont’s radical abortion bill. Ms. Pugh st…

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

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