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Supporting Dylan Giambatista for State Rep

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Though relatively new to Essex Jct., I’ve met and talked with Dylan several times recently and have found him to be both well informed and dedicated to public service. He is very knowledgeable about both statewide and local issues. As former chief of staff for the speaker of the Vermont House, he is well acquainted…

Dame is a slam dunk 

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While there is a lot to be discouraged about on the national level, I am really encouraged at the opportunity to vote for my friend Paul Dame for a second term in the Vermont Legislature this November. I first got to know Paul 10 years ago when we both were math education majors at the…

All in for Houghton

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One of the greatest benefits of living in a small state like Vermont is that it is possible to have a personal connection to the political process. For some of us, that means joining a village committee or school group, and for a select few that means running for statewide office. The commitment it takes…

Houghton can lead in Montpelier

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Essex Jct. is thriving, but we also have many tough decisions ahead. While I’d like to think we are masters of our own destiny, I’m realistic enough to know that much of this work can be helped or hurt by what is decided in Montpelier. With that in mind, I enthusiastically support Lori Houghton to…