Commentary, Opinion

Impeachment impasse

By Leo Pond Republicans in both the House and the Senate have spoken out against the impeachment inquiry. Republicans in both chambers are doing everything in their power to prevent the impeachment inquiry from making any “groundbreaking” discoveries. These Republicans […]

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Letter, Opinion

School boards are unchecked

Dear Editor, In an editorial, published Oct. 24, titled “Let small schools prove themselves” Angelo Lynn writes: “Surely, when the idea of consolidated governance was conceived in Act 46, no one imagined district boards would rule like kings.” That is […]

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Letter, Opinion

Why does health care cost so much?

Dear Editor, Why are American health care costs so high?  Experts offer up an extensive menu of explanations, which other experts dispute.  The answer is a lot simpler than they make it.  To paraphrase James Carville, “It’s the administrative costs, […]

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Op - Ed, Opinion

Beat the dead horse harder

National standardized test scores drop By William J. Mathis The latest round of flagellation of dead horse flesh has been provoked by the release of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores. After 20 years of overall progress, many […]

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Opinion

Thanks to Killington voters

Dear Editor, I would like to thank the over 300 people who came out to vote on March 5. With fewer than 60 people at the informational meeting the night before I was concerned about voter turn-out. Thank you to […]

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Opinion

Thank you, Poultney voters

Dear Editor, We, the SVA Board of Directors, wish to thank the voters of Poultney for approving a tax exemption for Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill. As promised, we will invest these tax savings directly into the rehabilitation and […]

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