Mary Hall

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Mary Hall: U.S. must better support people in home nations

I want to thank letter writer Henry Rosenberg for bringing focus to Richard Fein’s recent column “An open letter to President Biden,” that reflected on multiple concerns. A Nov. 1 Boston Globe review found more than 11,000 immigrants have reached Massachusetts this year. Of these, most are coming over from our U.S. southern border, although not all. For example, many are drawn to Massachusetts’ significant Haitian community; conditions in that island nation are now extremely dire.
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Ratcliff, Mary Hall

Mary Kathleen Hall Ratcliff, age 102, flew away in the arms of angels on November 23, 2022. Mama was born in Newbern, Va., and grew up in Pulaski, Va. She received her high school diploma, which she was so proud of. Mama lived a wonderful life, always taking care of...
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Obituary: Mary Hall, 1961-2022

Mary (Conroy) Hall passed away at her home in Fairfax, Vt., due to complications from leiomyosarcoma on November 14, 2022. Mary was born on July 8,1961, in Brattleboro, Vt. Her younger years were spent in various Vermont towns until she moved to Engelwood, N.J., in 1970. After graduating from high school, Mary completed her undergraduate degree in economics from Rutgers University. She followed this with a graduate degree in international affairs from Columbia University.
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Mary Hall: Putin’s insanity must be stopped

I appreciate the April 1 open letter to Mr. Putin from Marianne Preger-Simon, a mother and psychotherapist. In old pastoral counseling language, it can be said Mr. Putin is not coping well, and, so, his overall mental health appears not to be good. I would understand Mr. Dmitry Peskov to...

Funeral services held for Mary Hall

Funeral services for Mary Margaret Hall, 66, were held March 15 at the Pine Chapel Freewill Baptist Church in Jenkins. Burial was in the Hall family cemetery at Cromona. A daughter of the late Williard and Osie Justice Bolden, she was born in Pike County. She died March 12 at her home in Cromona.

Mary Hall, 71, of Trenton

Funeral services for 71-year-old Mary Sue Winders Hall of Trenton will be Tuesday, January 11, at 1 pm at Latham Funeral Home in Elkton. Burial will follow in Todd County Meadow Haven Cemetery. Visitation will take place Tuesday from 11 until 1. Survivors include:. Husband: Bill Hall of Trenton. Sister:...
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Mary Hall: Madsen’s artwork serves to foster conversation

I have read that, in coming to America, European settlers marveled at the beauty of the forests they found here. The immigrants presumed this was just how things grew when, in fact, the land was being carefully tended by Native people, people whose culture and traditions the newcomers failed to recognize as having enduring value. Such an inability to see what was before them was a failing on the part of the Puritans in New England, but has also been a failure of our nation’s entire immigrant project.
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Mary Hall: Consequences of not getting vaccinated

During a smallpox outbreak in 1902, the city of Cambridge required everyone either to accept vaccination or revaccination against the pathogen or pay a $5 fine. A Mr. Jacobson objected on several grounds, including that of his personal liberties. The case went up to the U.S. Supreme Court which ruled, in 1905, that in times of great danger, individual rights may be restrained with reasonable regulations for the sake of public safety.
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Mary Hall: Time for evaluation

In the many heartfelt expressions the Gazette has printed in support of preserving the cherry trees on Warfield Place in Northampton, it was easy to overlook a column by the Department of Public Work’s Director Donna LaScaleia on July 27, explaining there were rules and regulations the city had to adhere to in forming its decisions and actions.