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A few weeks ago, Linda Benway, the president of The Shires of Vermont Regional Marketing Organization, addressed the Manchester Select Board about her group's mission to The New York Times Travel Show, and about what the group has been doing lately. … more
The State Board of Education has decided to put off a vote on rules governing independent schools that accept public tuition funds. And that suggests to us that talks between the SBE and schools such as Burr and Burton Academy and Long Trail School … more
When Manchester voters go to the ballot on March 7, they'll be asked if they support spending $221,900 to fund the Manchester Community Library. Manchester voters should say "yes." And here's why. The Manchester Community Library provides … more
We were pleased to see this past week that Gov. Phil Scott, Attorney General T.J. Donovan and state legislative leaders have made clear to the Trump administration that Vermont won't be going along with any misguided federal efforts to harass and … more
On Town Meeting day, the voters of nine communities in our region will consider a fundamental change — entering a newly-merged regional school district under the auspices of Act 46, the state law encouraging such mergers.A yes vote in … more
Part of the reason Phil Scott won election to the governor's office as a Republican in a state where Democrats and progressives hold most of the power was that he came across as affable, moderate and a good listener willing to work with the other … more
We're happy to report that the newly-organized Manchester Business Association, Inc. is in the process of incorporating as a nonprofit and has named officers. It's an important step forward in creating an entity that will succeed the Manchester and … more
This week began with the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, and was due to end with the inauguration of Donald Trump as president on Friday. One of these events was a source of inspiration. The other is making the world cringe.So instead of … more
If you need an example of how not to prepare for a Senate confirmation hearing, look no further than Betsy DeVos, the president-elect's pick to be the next secretary of education, who testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and … more
With the United States days away of heading down an uncertain new path, Great Britain is embarking upon a potentially perilous journey of its own. British Prime Minister Theresa May Tuesday rejected what she described as "half-out, half-in" measures … more
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