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Joe Flynn: Winter road maintenance and travel At VTrans, we know how much you count on us to keep Vermont's roadways safe for travel during winter weather and storms. This time of year, you'll see our fleet of 268 plow trucks out in full force, …
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Have you ever seen a picture of yourself from an unusual angle? You look at the photo and realize, "Who is that person? Oh, that's me. I do not like what I see." You hardly ever see the back of … more
I am a civil engineer, a matter of considerable personal pride. And when I think about some of the significant challenges that Vermonters have met and overcome, many of the most impressive that come … more
Lately I've been thinking a lot about miracles. One person I know is praying for one for her 15-year-old daughter, who has an aggressive brain tumor. Another person I know is convinced one just … more
Late one January afternoon, my husband and I stood on the shore of a frozen pond below the summit of Camel's Hump, admiring the view. Suddenly we heard familiar calls, and a flock of robins flew … more
To the Editor: A recent AP story on communication union districts (CUD) seemed to suggest that CUDs could burden town taxpayers with debt for building out Internet service. This is not the case. … more
As the start of the 2020 U.S. Census nears, it is important to understand its immense impact on our daily lives and why an accurate count of our nation's population is so important. The founders … more
Against the back wall of my UVM office sits an antique wooden desk. Its surface is bare of books and paper because it serves no mere utilitarian purpose. As the desk that once belonged to Vermont … more
More than 200 members of Congress have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that has protected abortion rights in America since 1973. The threat to … more
There are few issues people care more about than transportation. How easily we may move about in the world - from home to job to school to the grocery store - has a significant impact on our … more
Health care is again moving to center stage in this election year. A year ago the Trump Administration released a respectable report ("Reforming America's Healthcare System Through Choice and … more

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