In praise of the Vermont dairy farmer
To the Editor: When you think of Vermont, nothing is more quintessential than the iconic dairy farmer. In many ways, the backbone of the local community and economy.
To the Editor: The Kid's Summer Lunch Team would like to thank the Manchester Fire Department for the generous use of its space this summer.
To the editor: The latest figures show that the COVID-19 childhood case fatality rate is 0.01 percent, that is, around 520 children have died since the pandemic began.
To the editor: I feel that it is necessary to respond to the commentary by Meg Hansen, which was published in the Bennington Banner and the Manchester Journal in the past two weeks.
Thanks to horse show for community support
To the Editor:
Misleading statement on eugenics in Smith’s CRT talk
To the Editor:
To the Editor: Postmaster General DeJoy seems bent on destroying the United States Postal System.
To the Shires Community:
To the editor: Residents of Richville Road, concerned about the perceived “aesthetics” of a proposed solar installation, might want to consider the “aesthetics” of this year’s climate disasters — such as the worst wildfire season on record (which brought smoky air to our region); a heatwave …
To the Editor: Upon reading your recent article about the lack of workers in the service industry I found myself thinking.
To the Editor: Your article regarding the proposed solar project on Richville Road in Manchester is beyond biased. It is so one-sided, with no effort being made to present both sides of this project.
It is vital that parents know and understand the curriculum that has infiltrated our schools!
Rising at Dellwood Cemetery
Signs of the times
A first look at a new decennial census is always enlightening to study, to try to analyze the gains and the losses. This year’s census for Vermont is especially intriguing because of the dramatic increase in the population of the ski-related towns.
John Klar, who finished a distant second to Gov. Phil Scott in the 2020 Republican primary, brought his traveling roadshow to Bennington County this week, with stops in Bennington and Manchester.
April 22 was Earth Day, but if you ask many advocates for the environment and climate action, we just closed out Earth Week. This expansive approach to raising awareness about human-caused climate change and how to mitigate it is certainly appropriate, given the stakes.
On April 19, Vermont hit a new gear in the race against the coronavirus. Months after the state began its phased vaccine rollout, anyone 16 or older who lives or works in Vermont is now eligible to get the jab.
Quickly mass-producing and widely distributing a vaccine that’s effective against a novel viral pandemic is a herculean task that, fortunately, the U.S. has largely accomplished. While we’ve overcome many of the practical hurdles, we still face an intangible obstacle that continues to trip u…
Bernie Sanders, Vermont Senator and America’s leading Socialist, has his 50-year goal coming to fruition in Washington D.C. To celebrate his greatest achievement, he is barnstorming the country, promoting the merits of what is euphemistically referred to as the $3.5 Trillion Budget Reconcili…
Editor’s note: This letter is in response to the allegations that are detailed in a story on the front page of this week’s Journal.
For over 20 years, the majority of school districts in Vermont have been denied their fair share of education funds, and their constitutional right to equitable educational opportunity. That’s because the formula the state uses to distribute education funds does not accurately calculate the …
This summer, in an online report of “America’s Best Places to Live in 2021,” which ranked 10 U.S. states as “America’s most welcoming,” Vermont ranked first. The state’s impressive COVID-19 response, and strong public health spending, boosted its spot. But what’s paradoxical about this repor…
If the Scott Administration is serious about supporting Vermont’s organic farmers, the Governor should convene a working group, including entrepreneurs and forward-thinking individuals, including organic farmers, outside the influence of big dairy, to take a hard look at a locally-controlled…