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    Our Opinion: Tale of Two Vermonts

    04/14/2015 01:43 PM EDT
    Vermont is a pretty small state, compared to most of the others. We edge out Rhode Island in terms of square miles, and are roughly similar to New Hampshire, but that's about it. Which makes it all the more surprising that one corner of Vermont 
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    A Good Start
    04/06/2015 12:18 PM EDT - You can't have it both ways. Vermonters who are feeling the heat of painfully high and unsustainable property tax bills, sooner or later, will have accept there's a price to be paid for stabilizing and if possible, reducing them. Full Story

    LETTERS
    Letters to The Editor

    Annual fund Underway at Rink To the Editor: Riley Rink at Hunter Park's Annual Fund Campaign is nearing its finishing-line date of May 3, 2015. So far community members have donated $60,892, which represents a little more than 81 percent of our Full Story
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    Small Schools are not the Problem

    Vermonters care a great deal about our public schools. Despite our schools' relatively high cost (by national standards) they continue to be well-supported overall by the communities they serve. The approval by voters of over 90 percent of school Full Story
    COMMUNITY NEWS
    Vendor spaces open for Town Wide Yard Sales

    POULTNEY >> Vendor spaces along historic Main Street for Poultney's 2015 Annual Town Wide Yard Sales in both June and October are now available for rent. They are available on a first-come, first serve basis through Poultney Area Chamber of Full Story
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    Our Opinion: Tale of Two Vermonts

    04/14/2015 01:43 PM EDT
    Vermont is a pretty small state, compared to most of the others. We edge out Rhode Island in terms of square miles, and are roughly similar to New Hampshire, but that's about it. Which makes it all the more surprising that one corner of Vermont 
    Full Story
    A Good Start
    04/06/2015 12:18 PM EDT - You can't have it both ways. Vermonters who are feeling the heat of painfully high and unsustainable property tax bills, sooner or later, will have accept there's a price to be paid for stabilizing and if possible, reducing them. Full Story

    Structural Deficit Requires Structural Reform
    04/01/2015 06:10 PM EDT - Last week was a difficult and dramatic week at Vermont's Statehouse, where the General Assembly voted through a $1.475 billion General Fund budget that calls for raising about $35 million in new taxes and fees. Full Story

    Existential Threats
    03/25/2015 02:58 PM EDT - While Vermont wrestles with closing a massive budgetary shortfall, and local communities grapple with an array of issues and questions; some familiar, some not, those problems get put in their proper perspective when considering the volatile and Full Story

    Zoning In and Out
    03/19/2015 11:51 AM EDT - The Dorset Select Board has arrived, we think, at a good place when it comes to the controversial and tricky subject of overhauling the town's zoning regulations. Never a simple subject, and one certain to result in a less than unanimous agreement Full Story

    Gun sense? Not yet
    03/19/2015 11:51 AM EDT - Sen. John Campbell of Windsor County is lengths ahead so far in this still-young legislative session for the "Profile in Courage" award for his support of gun legislation that would have required some common sense background checks for private gun Full Story

    Schizophrenia
    03/12/2015 02:15 PM EDT - There's a fascinating schizophrenia prevailing in Vermont these days about education and how to finance it. On the one hand, we care a lot — and we should — about educating the state's (fewer and fewer) youngsters. Full Story

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    Highway abuzz with millions of bees after big truck tips

    LYNNWOOD, Wash. (AP) — A tractor-trailer carrying millions of honeybees overturned on a highway north of Seattle early Friday, scattering hives and sending white-suited beekeepers scrambling to save as many insects as they could. Full Story
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    Singer Sam Hunt rising in both country and pop worlds

    NEW YORK (AP) — Rising country star Sam Hunt may be finding success on the pop charts, but don't fret — he won't pull a Taylor Swift. Full Story