Cristine A. White

Community is most healthy when all voices are heard

I'd like to thank those people who supported me in my campaign for a seat on the Newfane Selectboard. Although I did not prevail, I will continue to be involve in the issues of our town.

I strongly encourage all of you to do the same. A community is most healthy when all voices are heard.


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How about coffee, doughnuts, and conversation? Or acceptance of other views?

Apparently, the writer had a neighborly and congenial relationship with his neighbor until he discovered they were Republicans. He says, and I quote, “I have never shied away from a robust, friendly dialogue about the state of our union, and I enjoy going up against well-informed opponents, as we...

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Voters should elect a diverse slate of justices of the peace

Do you know the duties of the justices of the peace whom you vote for on Election Day? Most of us don't, and usually it doesn't matter because there are not candidates clamoring for the position. If you think about it, it is rare to have more candidates than...

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Volunteers needed for West River testing

As we approach the end of summer, the volunteers of the Southeastern Vermont Watershed Alliance (SeVWA) will be putting away their river shoes, coolers, thermometers, and other testing supplies. The early-morning trips to the river to record conditions and take water samples will be replaced with appeals to help fund the program for another year. This program, which has run for more than 10 years, provides the state with data on our local waterways, identifying areas that might be of...

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