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Bill McKibben and Sue Halpern

Breaking a town from the center

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By Bill McKibben and Sue Halpern
July 30, 2008

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RIPTON, Vt. ROBERT FROST wrote once that "good fences make good neighbors." We love Frost - we live on land he once owned in this small Green Mountain town - but that's the poet being cynical. What really makes for good neighbors, as the 562 residents have learned over the years, is a post office like the one this town ... (Full article: 759 words)

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