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Robert E. Dewyea

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Robert E. Dewyea

There will be a celebration of Bob’s life at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 6 at Minor Funeral Home in Milton. Please share your stories at this informal gathering if Bob has touched your life.  We know there should be a lot of stories. Dress casual, and bring smiles!

Jennifer Lynne Morey

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Jennifer Lynne Morey

Jennifer Lynne Morey, 40, passed with grace and peace in the loving presence of her family on April 8, 2017, with snow gently falling outside her home in Waterbury. Those who knew Jenn will remember her wit, intelligence and warmth; her strong will and perseverance in all parts of her life; her spirituality, drawn from…

Perspective: What Vermont can’t afford

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Every year, Vermont gives away tens of millions of dollars to high-income taxpayers while cutting services for Vermonters who are struggling the most to make ends meet. Yet it is clear that Vermonters, as shown by their votes for national officeholders, don’t support this kind of approach to revenue generation and budgeting. We regularly hear…

Essex tackles Colchester half marathon

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Essex's Benjamin Symonds, right, leads a pack of runners during the 17th Annual Colchester Half Marathon Unplugged on April 8. The event brought out more than 1,700 runners for the 13.1-mile course, which ranged from Colchester's Airport Park to Burlington's South End. Over 90 Essex runners participated. (Photo by Bob LoCicero)

Over 90 runners from Essex participated in the annual Colchester half marathon earlier this month. Top overall finishers included: Loren Voyer (ninth), Oliver Hall (24th), Maurice Brown (26th), Eric Langevin (33rd), Jeff Weston (36th), Dylan McNamara (46th), Peter Hurd (49th) and Emily Davis (97th). Essex runners also boasted impressive results in the race’s various age…