Scott, Minter, Brock and Smith

07/25/2016 03:23 PM EDT
Vermonters will be electing a new Governor and Lt. Governor this fall during the general election. Every time the state's top jobs are up for grabs it's an important moment that changes the arc of policy choices and priorities from one direction to 
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Trans Pacific Partnership is good for the U.S.
07/21/2016 12:48 PM EDT - One of the casualties of the rough-and-tumble of Presidential politics this year has been a major trade agreement the U.S. signed with 11 of its major Pacific Ocean trading partners earlier this year known as the Trans Pacific Partnership, or TPP. Full Story

LETTERS
Letter to the editor: Innocent of crime

Innocent of crime With all the recent Banner articles and all the court news I don't know if I can write this letter, but I feel I must warn caregivers, if you are thinking of taking care of someone with a mental disorder with today's patient's Full Story
OP ED
Community Development, Project Catalyst

When the Chamber looks at economic development, which I believe is part of the mission of the Chamber, we should also consider community development. It is my belief that we cannot do one without the other. Full Story
COMMUNITY NEWS
New regional coordinator for healthier living workshops and tobacco treatment

BENNINGTON — Kathy Dockum has joined the Vermont Blueprint for Health team as the regional coordinator for self-management workshops and as a tobacco treatment specialist. Both positions are funded through a grant and cover Southern Vermont. Full Story
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Scott, Minter, Brock and Smith

07/25/2016 03:23 PM EDT
Vermonters will be electing a new Governor and Lt. Governor this fall during the general election. Every time the state's top jobs are up for grabs it's an important moment that changes the arc of policy choices and priorities from one direction to 
Full Story
Trans Pacific Partnership is good for the U.S.
07/21/2016 12:48 PM EDT - One of the casualties of the rough-and-tumble of Presidential politics this year has been a major trade agreement the U.S. signed with 11 of its major Pacific Ocean trading partners earlier this year known as the Trans Pacific Partnership, or TPP. Full Story

A time to lower voices
07/12/2016 01:03 PM EDT - Last week was to say the least, an eventful one on the national level. The week that began with the 4th of July festivities marking the 240th birthday of the nation was then marred — or maybe in a strange way honored because the process showed Full Story

On Rainbows, 'Brexit' and fireworks
07/07/2016 04:45 PM EDT - Rainbow Family All it took to put Mt. Tabor on the map was the arrival of an estimated 10,000 members of the "Rainbow Family," a 1960s-style countercultural holdover who dropped in for a brief stay in the woods of the Green Mountain National Forest. Full Story

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

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Dr. Dre allegedly pulls gun on man blocking driveway

Dr. Dre briefly handcuffed after man tells police the rap legend pointed a gun at him in Malibu.