Letter

Tate update: Creating a culture of prosperity

Dear Editor, Something’s missing. Your Vermont General Assembly is back in full swing and once again the body is forced into a posture of reaction—reacting to continued drops in student population, the highest health care premiums in the United States, […]

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State News

FBI expands to include animal abuse

Two years ago the Vermont Volunteer Services for Animals (VVSA) humane society, based in Bridgewater, Vt., was asked by state police to conduct a statewide survey of reported acts of neglect and abuse towards animals, including the number of cases, […]

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Local News

Local races shaping up

By Stephen Seitz Except for Killington, there doesn’t seem to be much excitement in area races for local office on the east side of the Green Mountains this year. Killington town clerk Lucrecia Wonsor said that former selectman Jim Haff […]

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Opinion

Local elections deadlines approach

By Stephen Seitz Town meeting is right around the corner, and the period to run for local office has begun. While there are still some towns like Reading and Bridgewater which conduct business by electing officers from the floor, most […]

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Letter

State spending continues to outpace growth

Dear Editor, Last Thursday Governor Shumlin delivered his final State of the State address to a chamber full of dignitaries, special guests and a group of legislators who are facing yet another difficult budget crisis. While there was much in […]

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