• Unraveled by travel - 09/30/2014 10:06 PM EDT
  • Health care mutual aid - 09/29/2014 10:44 PM EDT
  • The old deluder? - 09/29/2014 10:44 PM EDT
    FCC proposal could drive up competition and Internet costs

    09/30/2014 10:06 PM EDT
    The Federal Communications Commission’s Media Bureau is working on a proposal this week to redefine "television" to include certain online services that offer prescheduled programming, such as Aereo. Aereo is an online video service that allowed subscribers to watch broadcast television channels on computers, tablets and Internet-connected televisions. 
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    Welcome, Leaf Peepers!
    09/29/2014 10:44 PM EDT - The term "Leaf Peeper," according to Wikipedia, is used "both with appreciation (for those businesses that benefit from the millions that pour into New England each fall) and with disdain (from those who have to use the roads that are popular with leaf peepers)." I’d like to focus on the more benevolent definition. Full Story



    Letters: To see youth populate Vermont

    09/30/2014 10:06 PM EDT
    The most important job for the Governor you elect is to remake Vermont into an economically viable and inviting state for the upcoming generations. This is a time when everybody is thinking outside the box; where will we get our energy from, if not oil? What foods are good for us, if not what’s on the shelf? 
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    Letters: Those who vandalized wildflower trail should be ashamed
    09/29/2014 10:44 PM EDT - For five years now, a small group of volunteers has been working to create a wildflower garden in the pine grove next to the Bennington Museum. This has involved thousands of hours of very hard work, and the George Aiken Wildflower Trail, as it’s called, is becoming a large and interesting public garden for all the people of Bennington to enjoy. Full Story

    Letters: Honor Flight now accepting applications for next year’s trips
    09/28/2014 09:06 PM EDT - Honor Flight now accepting applications for next year’s trips As a veteran and volunteer driver for the Disabled American Veterans, I wish to notify the public that the "Honor Flight" trips sponsored by the Leatherstocking chapter from the greater Albany area is now accepting applications for next year’s trips to Washington, D. Full Story

    Letters: More poverty in Democrat heaven
    09/25/2014 10:07 PM EDT - A few points on reports of about 3,000 more living in poverty and median income droping over $1,000 in 2013: Let me make these points. One: Thanks to the Democrats, they have been running Vermont for years. Two: Look for 2014 to keep this trend going, just looking at jobs lost so far this year. Three: Democrat heaven, don’t we love it? Full Story

    Letters: Fire response showed the courage, caring of first responders
    09/24/2014 10:09 PM EDT - Our first responders: I experienced first-hand the services these committed, courageous people provide. Last Nov. 29, 2013, I had a fire in my house. The main electrical panel caught fire which then started the wiring insulation and ceiling beams and floor above to burn. Quickly, the house started to fill with acrid, choking smoke. Full Story

    Letters: Reunion with cane proves Bennington's beauty
    09/23/2014 10:03 PM EDT - In August 2013, my wife Gladys and I took a vacation to Brantford, Ontario, Canada, to visit with her sister. On our way back, we stopped for the night in beautiful Bennington, Vt. We stopped at the Old First Congregational Church to see the sights, including the Robert Frost grave site. Full Story

    Letters: Browning running again; re-elect Komline
    09/22/2014 10:33 PM EDT - Browning: Reality-based policies benefit district, Vermont I am running for re-election as one of the two state representatives for the Manchester, Arlington, Sandgate, and Sunderland District. I believe that I have proven to be a principled and independent voice of common sense for our communities. Full Story

    Police: Worker hid $1,200 worth of meat in pants

    CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. (AP) — A New York supermarket employee has been accused of leaving the store with $1,200 worth of meat hidden in his pants. Full Story
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    Tracy Morgan may not perform or walk without assistance again

    “Saturday Night Live” alum seen outside New York hospital Wednesday in a wheelchair.