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Barre Democrats vie for right to run in November

David Delcore | July 31, 2018 By DAVID DELCORESTAFF WRITER BARRE — When it comes to a local legislative race, all the action is on the Democratic side heading into the Aug. 14 primary. Three Granite City Democrats, one an incumbent and the other two hoping for the opportunity to represent the party in November, have entered a race one will lose.   Flint, who mounted a last-minute write-in campaign that almost earned him a City Council seat in 2009, is ...


Questionnaire for article in The Bridge

What is one of your top priorities if elected? Would like to and have been planning to implement in Barre City an instance of the "Brain Barn" project initially proposed during the James Douglas administration in 2008 by the Vermont Software Technology Alliance (vtSDA).  The current statewide plan is included on this site (http://bbbvt.org/), specifically Barre City would be the prototype using the project plan located here: http://docbox.flint.com/~flint/brainbarn/bbb.pdf Why so? Because we need IT, and by IT I mean Information Technology advanced education, research, development and ...


Commentary: A love letter to Barre

The Times Argus | July 05, 2018 On Saturday, June 30, when hundreds of thousands marched in major cities to protest theadministration’s policy of separating children from their families crossing the border, a unique andheart-warming gathering took place in Barre. It was a celebration of the immigrants from many countries who had built Barre and, more to thepoint, a celebration of how immigrant children were welcomed into the homes of Barre familieswhen the immigrant parents of those children dared to strike for living wages against the textilemills in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Fearing for the ...


Vermont rallies join ‘Keep Families Together’ effort

Stephen Mills | July 03, 2018 By STEPHEN MILLSSTAFF WRITER Demonstrators gather at Depot Square in Barre on Saturday morning for Immigration Built Barre, an event inspired by recent U.S. Immigration policy commemorating the families who welcomed the children of striking immigrant textile workers in the city in 1912. Author Katherine Paterson read from “Bread and Roses,” her young adult novel about labor, migration and families. (Josh Kuckens / Staff Photo) BARRE — Parallels with the past were drawn in the Granite City ...


Legislative races preview: Washington County (Part 1)

STAFF REPORT The Times Argus | June 11, 2018 By DAVID DELCOREand STEPHEN MILLSSTAFF WRITERS Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of previews of this year’s Washington County races for the Vermont House of Representatives.   Paul Flint Flint, 63, of Averill Street, is a “lifelong Progressive Democrat” and an elected member of Barre’s Board of Civil Authority. Born in ...