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The past few weeks in southern Vermont have seen a sudden outbreak of drug-related law enforcement headlines. In Brattleboro, police shut down suspected "drug houses" and made multiple arrests. In … more
The U.S. Census count is of critical importance, particularly for Vermont, given its heavily reliance upon federal funding and its declining population. The census process has become politicized, … more
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal's request for President Trump's tax returns has put the White House back on its heels. The reaction — ranging from stalling to belligerence … more
Folks in Bennington and across the rest of Southern Vermont should keep a close eye on goings-on in Poultney, as that community wrestles with the potential future for the campus of Green Mountain … more
The Vermont Senate has given preliminary approval to a bill banning single-use, carryout plastic bags (i.e., grocery bags), foam containers and plastic straws, with some exceptions. That's bound to … more
It may be true that the closure of small private colleges in Vermont is the leading edge of a market correction — a reckoning for an economic sector that for years somehow survived despite … more
As a species, we're often governed first and foremost by what our senses tell us, rather than what we know to be true. That's not unusual for most animals on this planet. Thing is, sometimes, what … more
Up until this point, the Taconic & Green Regional School District has led a largely charmed existence. more
As Montpelier considers funding requests from the Vermont State College system for fiscal 2020, a recent report is shedding light on the high cost of public short-sheeting higher education budgets … more
There's no getting around it: Attendance at Manchester's 243rd Town Meeting was a bit underwhelming. That's too bad, because there were important issues raised — issues that need to be … more

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