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Letters to the editor: April 13, 2017


Cook was right to stand up I very much appreciate and admire Sue Cook’s willingness to express her concern about coercion on the selectboard. The board should not be a top-down, monolithic entity. Yet, there seems to be pressure to conform to a single board “point of view.” Standing up to that kind of intimidation…

March Madness event still growing


The Middle School March Madness mini-season hit Chittenden County for the third-straight year, bringing together 46 teams from 12 participating schools and over 420 middle school athletes for a showdown April 1. Making their first appearance at the event were Edmunds and Hunt Middle Schools from Burlington, as well as Camels Hump and Browns River…

Leonard L. Pilus



ESSEX JCT. – Leonard Louis Pilus, 95, passed away Saturday March 25, 2017 at Starr Farm Nursing Home in Burlington. He was born March 14, 1922 in New Windsor, N.Y., son of the late Joseph and Mary (Gilnick) Pilus. He proudly served his country for three years in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was…