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    "More Elephants in Dorset"

    02/20/2015 03:15 PM EST

    Robert (Bob) Allen's opinion entitled "Why a pro-business Dorset is a good idea" (Manchester Journal, 2/6/15) was an intriguing piece of writing at first blush. It seems quite convincing until one digs deeper into the guts of his arguments. I admire Bob and his courage in publicly identifying an "elephant in the room" - the Barrows House proposed event barn. Following his lead, it must be noted that there's not simply one elephant but, in fact, an entire herd in town.  Full Story

    How to make the most out of Social Security
    02/26/2015 09:52 AM EST - How to make the most out of Social Security Yes, it's complicated. Social Security benefits have been around since 1935 and, like taxes, have become increasingly complex through time. Most people are losing out because they don't understand the fine Full Story

    "Bans, Taxes, and Regulations"
    02/26/2015 09:51 AM EST - In recent years, Vermonters have seen a flurry of laws come out of Montpelier which have hiked tax rates, increased State spending, and imposed new burdensome regulations — all things that make Vermont a less affordable place to live and work. Full Story

    Clean Water in Vermont
    02/26/2015 09:47 AM EST - One week ago, a group of clean water advocates, water quality experts, local teachers and professors made an urgent plea to legislators to pass a high quality water bill for Vermont this year. The theme, "All In" was advanced by Emerson Lynn from Full Story

    Clean Water in Vermont
    02/24/2015 10:06 AM EST - One week ago, a group of clean water advocates, water quality experts, local teachers and professors made an urgent plea to legislators to pass a high quality water bill for Vermont this year. The theme, "All In" was advanced by Emerson Lynn from Full Story

    Vote Manchester Community Library at the Ballot Box March 3rd
    02/20/2015 01:32 PM EST -

    Your Manchester Community Library Board of Trustees encourage you to "Vote Library" Tuesday, March 3 at the ballot box in Town Hall's Kilburn meeting room.

     
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    Monday Morning Investing
    02/20/2015 01:49 PM EST - The end of Super Bowl Forty-Nine was as exciting as it was unpredictable. It all came down to one final set of downs. By Monday morning, if not seconds after the play, everyone was talking about the bad coaching call by Seattle. Full Story

    Why a Pro-Business Dorset is a Good Idea
    02/05/2015 04:19 PM EST - The lead article in last week's Journal correctly characterized the proposed zoning changes in Dorset as controversial. The reporter had apparently attended the most recent Planning Commission meeting. Full Story

    The End of Popular Submission
    02/20/2015 01:39 PM EST - Greece, overburdened with sovereign debt and forced into "austerity" programs to repay it, has rebelled. It recently elected a left-wing government committed to easing the burden on the people at the expense of the creditors. Full Story

    The Marijuana Diversion
    02/20/2015 01:39 PM EST - The Marijuana Diversion It is not bad enough that Vermont is under siege from so much negative press, Senator David Zuckerman–Chittenden feels that it is timely to add more to the awful national press that has been attached to Vermont — Full Story

    Nebraska police find pot inside container labeled 'Not Weed'

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A man in Lincoln, Nebraska, has been cited for possessing pot inside a container that had been slapped with a label reading: "Not Weed. Full Story