Bernie risks blowing it

06/29/2016 03:17 PM EDT
Bernie Sanders surprised a lot of people, many of them self-perceived political experts, with the vigor and resonance of his long-shot candidacy for the Presidency. He raised some important issues around economic fairness that deserved a hearing. 
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Doing nothing is not an option
06/22/2016 04:56 PM EDT - A beautiful stretch of early summer weather like that we enjoyed last week and into this one is almost all it takes to understand the foundation of why Vermont in general, and our slice of it in particular, should be an easy marketing project when Full Story

LETTERS
Letter to the editor: Shame on Incident Command Team.

Shame on Incident Command Team I am writing regarding the Rainbow Family of Living Light Gathering of the Tribes that is setting up in the Green Mountain National Forest in Mount Tabor. I am a California native who has travelled to Vermont in order Full Story
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I prefer fireflies

I hate fireworks. There. I said it. But I'm not the only one who prefers peace on earth to the sound of bombs bursting in air during July 4th (and other) celebrations — there are veterans suffering from PTSD, quaking dogs, freaked out cats, Full Story
COMMUNITY NEWS
Summer events at One World Conservation Center in Bennington

BENNINGTON >> One World Conservation Center is offering summer programs. The Center is located at 413 US Route 7S. Please call the Center at 802-447-7419 for more information or visit the website oneworldconservationcenter. Full Story
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Bernie risks blowing it

06/29/2016 03:17 PM EDT
Bernie Sanders surprised a lot of people, many of them self-perceived political experts, with the vigor and resonance of his long-shot candidacy for the Presidency. He raised some important issues around economic fairness that deserved a hearing. 
Full Story
Doing nothing is not an option
06/22/2016 04:56 PM EDT - A beautiful stretch of early summer weather like that we enjoyed last week and into this one is almost all it takes to understand the foundation of why Vermont in general, and our slice of it in particular, should be an easy marketing project when Full Story

Please explain why this is
06/15/2016 10:08 AM EDT - All the local and state issues we normally tend to focus on, along with the national and global issues that present themselves from time to time, go on hold for a week when a tragedy on the scale of what happened last weekend in Orlando, Fla. Full Story

Mission impossible
05/10/2016 04:10 PM EDT - The time has come for Sen. Bernie Sanders to bring his long-shot, but determined, presidential nomination bid to a close. That may sound curious in the wake of his recent triumph in the Indiana primary vote last week, and the possibility he could Full Story

Editorial: A Trump reboot? Impossible
05/05/2016 09:01 PM EDT - Now that a reality-television star has all but secured their nomination, Republicans are scrambling to adjust — or hoping that Donald Trump will change. Not surprisingly, GOP Chairman Reince ("Winning is the antidote to a lot of things") Full Story

Way to go, Rutland!
05/03/2016 01:32 PM EDT - News that the city of Rutland would be accepting 100 Syrian refugees from their war-torn country is a win on many levels. It's a win first and foremost for the 100 people who have been stranded in refugee camps and living for years under conditions Full Story

Saving the quarry
05/03/2016 01:45 PM EDT - Saying that the Dorset Quarry is one of the area's foremost local landmarks is similar to asserting the world is round. There really isn't much to debate about it. It's rare to find a swimming area like that which is accessible to the public. Full Story

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