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Six years ago today, Vermont was still reeling from flooding caused by Tropical Storm Irene at the tail end of August. At least three people died as a result of the storm. Many lost their homes or came close to doing so. Recovery efforts would take … more
Well, we've heard from those Pownal residents pushing a libertarianistic viewpoint at meetings for the Empower Pownal program and more recently during a hearing on the revised town plan.They've made … more
Last week, a weary, divided nation finally received words of moral guidance. They did not come from President Donald Trump.The president spent the better part of the week feuding with the NFL after … more
What are you doing tonight? Here's an idea: Make an investment in becoming a smarter voter on the most important decision Bennington and its surrounding towns have faced in years. The … more
Vermont's financial problems are serious and cannot be fixed by level-funding state budgets for a year, or borrowing from the state "rainy day fund. In fact, those strategies might have made things … more
The bail system in place across most of America's states and localities is patently unfair on its face, penalizing poor (and disproportionately minority) defendants who cannot afford to pay their way out of jail while rewarding others with the means … more
When the state secretary of education says that school boards should prepare for cuts, you know the next budget cycle is going to be a rough ride."Unless we bring staffing levels in line with our … more
The story of Harvey Weinstein is partly a story of secrecy: How the Hollywood producer managed to keep his habit of sexually harassing and assaulting women under wraps for so long. The answer, at … more
On Tuesday the towns of Bennington, Pownal, Shaftsbury, and Woodford will decide whether or not to merge their school districts, along with the Mount Anthony Union district. While many questions … more
For many of us who tuned into watch the NFL this weekend, the discussion about statistics and percentages and quarterback ratings never got off the ground because we were too busy arguing about … more
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