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    In Search of Balance

    01/08/2015 03:47 PM EST
    New year, same problem; that's an over-simplification of what faces Vermont's legislature when it convenes starting this week, but not by much. The problem, of course, is money, or rather the lack of it. 
    Full Story
    Interest into Action
    01/27/2015 09:18 PM EST - It's encouraging that so many organizations and groups of people are meeting, talking, discussing and thinking about how to market the Manchester and the Mountains region and therefore how to bring more economic activity into our area. Full Story

    LETTERS
    Letters to the Editor

    Scandal To the Editor: The NFL and the New England Patriots are both tainted as a result of the latest scandal involving deflating the air in game footballs in the AFC Champianship game of the Colts vs. Full Story
    OP ED
    Balanced and Interactive Tax Reform

    In this column I will present proposals for reducing our high education property tax rates through interactive tax and budget reforms. The intended results would be lower property tax rates, slower increases in education spending, and a more Full Story
    COMMUNITY NEWS
    Exciting youth programs offered this spring and summer

    Dorset Theatre Festival is about to kick off its fourth annual Jean E. Miller Young Playwrights Competition, which provides free playwriting instruction to area schools, and invites students to submit their work to be judged by a panel of Full Story
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    In Search of Balance

    01/08/2015 03:47 PM EST
    New year, same problem; that's an over-simplification of what faces Vermont's legislature when it convenes starting this week, but not by much. The problem, of course, is money, or rather the lack of it. 
    Full Story
    Interest into Action
    01/27/2015 09:18 PM EST - It's encouraging that so many organizations and groups of people are meeting, talking, discussing and thinking about how to market the Manchester and the Mountains region and therefore how to bring more economic activity into our area. Full Story

    Ability to Pay
    01/21/2015 02:05 PM EST - Last week Gov. Peter Shumlin outlined in his annual budget address to the state legislature a plan to balance state spending by cutting back in some places, and reeling in about $15.5 million in new anticipated revenues by closing a loophole in the Full Story

    A Fine Line
    01/14/2015 04:51 PM EST - In the days since the assault on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo by a group of deranged Islamic extremists last week, there's been no shortage of commentary on its meaning and implications. Full Story

    Progress on Two Fronts
    12/22/2014 10:38 AM EST - Last week, Gov. Shumlin bowed to financial realities and pulled the plug on his hope for ushering into being a single-payer health care system for Vermonters. We want to give him credit for having the courage to let go of an initiative that clearly Full Story

    Profile in Courage
    12/16/2014 12:31 PM EST - John McCain's finest moment in public service as a U.S. Senator came last week when he spoke to his senate colleagues about the now well-known report which detailed interrogation practices conducted under the auspices of the C. Full Story

    The Dismal Science
    12/09/2014 10:26 AM EST - "Cutting $100 million is not an easy thing to do." Steve Klein, the executive director of the state's Joint Fiscal Office, wasn't kidding. Especially when you have to find $100 million to cut from a total spending package of only about $432 million. Full Story

    (AP)
    FBI releases photos of San Francisco gold nugget thieves

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The FBI has released photos made from surveillance video of three masked thieves stealing historic gold nuggets on display at a San Francisco bank museum after ramming a stolen SUV through its revolving door. Full Story
    (Chris Pizzello/Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
    James Franco tries to move beyond "The Interview"

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Almost two months after the hack heard 'round the world, James Franco is trying and ready to move past "The Interview. Full Story
    (AP Photo/CBS, Lou Bopp)
    David Letterman wants Jay Leno to appear on show

    Former “Tonight Show” host has been invited to appear with old rival before CBS host retires in May.