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Robert E. Dewyea

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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, 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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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…

Message from Montpelier: April 20

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Three more weeks until the session is over! The pace in the house has become intense. Each committee is trying to get their bill onto the floor before the session is over. We spend the majority of our time on the floor and not with committee time. My committee, health care, has passed some very…

Letter to the editor: April 20

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Thankful for lockdown response I write this letter after a harrowing several hours waiting outside of Essex High School during the recent lockdown. My daughter and many of her friends were inside. There was clearly a credible threat, and right now I am grateful for many things… … for the teachers and staff at the…