Lee Stookey

Strolling right by the Farmers’ Market

Orly Munzing, founder of Strolling of the Heifers, is quoted [Brattleboro Reformer, June 11] as saying that Strolling of the Heifers is intended to be “a tribute to the area's agricultural heritage.”

Why, then, I wonder, does the Stroll make no connection to the Saturday Farmers' Market - surely the iconic local manifestation of our living “agricultural heritage”?

Not a single mention of it in the Stroll supplement in the Commons - not even encouragement to use the shuttle bus, which goes right by the market.

Nothing. Zero. Why?...

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In support of Balint, White

In the Democratic primary next Tuesday, please vote for Becca Balint and Jeanette White for Senate! Becca Balint is extraordinarily savvy and dedicated. She will put people first and bring the Senate new spark and vision. Jeanette White has proven a tireless worker for right causes and brings invaluable...

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Expect a full unveiling in March of Green Mountain Care details

Dart Everett wrote about the financing of Green Mountain Care, the state's health-care reform plan passed as Act 48 in 2011. He pointed out that the law instructed the governor to submit financing plans to the legislature in early 2013, and that the governor failed to do so. Everett...

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