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The plight of public radio and television, as they struggle to fend off thoughtless tax-cutters in Washington, might seem trivial compared to the terror of poor and elderly Americans contemplating the gutting of the Affordable Care Act or the … more
Now that the Twin Valley school budget has passed, educators there can go back to doing what they do best for the children. And town officials in Whitingham can focus their energy on convincing legislators to change the education funding formula so … more
A bill being mulled over by lawmakers that would lower the penalties for small amounts of drug possession is a step in the right direction.H. 167 increases the amount of cocaine and heroin one must be in possession of before being charged with a … more
The plight of public radio and television, as they struggle to fend off thoughtless tax-cutters in Washington, might seem trivial compared to the terror of poor and elderly Americans contemplating the gutting of the Affordable Care Act or the … more
In case you didn't know, that was the theme of Saturday's front page. Featured on Page One were Elizabeth Ainsworth, Vermont's Mother of the Year, Evelyn Stearns, a centenarian and a veteran of World War II, and Judge Karen Carroll, who was recently … more
We don't know what to be dismayed by most — that a waste water treatment upgrade in Dover was defeated by one vote or the fact that of the district's 790 eligible voters, only 71 bothered to turn out to vote.Perhaps home owners in the North … more
A recent report that shows a dramatic increase in Vermont traffic fatalities during the first quarter of 2017 should set off alarm bells.Between Jan. 1 and March 31, 16 people died as a result of 14 crashes, state records show. That's the highest … more
Governor Phil Scott announced Friday several strategies aimed at improving the amount of affordable housing in Vermont. With the exception of the provision that would remove Act 250 oversight from rental properties, we agree with him.Scott's plan … more
Friday, hoping to spur the House into some sort of action, the Senate voted to pass an amendment that would legalize marijuana and create a market for its regulation, sale and taxation. The House will likely do nothing of the sort, preferring to … more
Never say "never," especially when "later" works just as well and is harder to argue against.The House was scheduled to vote Tuesday on a bill that would have decriminalized possession of up to two ounces of marijuana and would have let Vermonters … more
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