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Letters to the editor: March 2

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Status quo won’t be enough Rep. Linda Myers wrote a legislative update in the Feb. 23 issue which contained some disturbing information. She stated, “workers, even those seeking basic employment, are not prepared to step into the workforce … Many of those looking for work cannot handle basic employment tasks such as knowing how to…

Message from Montpelier: March 2

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The Vermont General Assembly is at the midpoint of the 2017 session. The deadline for drafting and introducing bills passed last week. Almost 500 bills have been introduced in the House. As of this past weekend, 17 bills have passed the House, including two bills that originated in the Senate. Many more will be passed…

Roland Berard

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Roland Berard

Roland Joseph Berard, 89, died peacefully Monday evening, Feb. 20, 2017, at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, surrounded by his loving family while praying the Rosary. Roland was born in Shoreham on May 11, 1927, the son of Ulric and Zephrine (Angers) Berard. He attended Shoreham schools and worked on his parents’…