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Signed, sealed, delivered, voted

Every registered voter in South Burlington should receive a thick envelope in their mailbox next month, emblazoned with the words “official election mail.” Read more


Trump author, WWII survivor share views on Trump

From their mountaintop home in Charlotte, Susan and Hans Ohanian have a great view of the Lake Champlain Valley. It’s from there that the couple — Hans in particular — takes a long view of Donald Trump’s presidency. Read more


At-home practice pays off

Someone hung a medal around Emma Cooley’s neck and ushered her towards a podium next to two girls in sparkling leotards. Read more


Hinesburg police team up with community outreach

Hinesburg Police Chief Anthony Cambridge believes the future of policing lies in restorative justice and community outreach. Read more


Banner days over for Trump fan

For nearly two months after the 2020 election, Ronnie Thomas proudly flew a flag outside his Route 100 apartment building near the Stowe/Waterbury town line — supporting his preferred candidate, Donald Trump. Read more



Sports inching towards normal

Vermont high school sports continue to take baby steps towards the winter season. On Friday, Jan. 15, Gov. Phil Scott said high school and recreational sports restrictions were being loosened a little bit. Read more



Important to stay Vermont Strong, no matter what

In the context of the state budget, a few things are clear as this new legislative biennium begins. I have been re-appointed to serve on House Appropriations. Read more

South Burlington dogs need space

The city of South Burlington’s recent e-newsletter contains a rumination on unleashed dogs by recreation and parks director Holly Rees. Read more


Big Brother isn’t who you think. It is not the government: It’s social media. The leaders of Germany, France, and Australia issued cautions about removing Pres. Donald Trump from Twitter. Read more

Advocating for balance, civility and accuracy

The choices relative to housing development and natural resource protection need not be an either/or proposition. I am confident that we can do both, and I believe this is what the vast majority of city residents support. Read more

Replace ‘byzantine’ zoning

I read with great hope the guest perspective by Claudia Miller and the members of Save Open Spaces South Burlington in last week’s edition of The Other Paper. Read more

Legislative session off and running … and Zooming

As the world watched the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, the Vermont Legislature peacefully reconvened and began its work. Read more

Perspective on voting fraud

I don’t pretend to be an expert on election procedures in the United States, or across the world, but as a returned Peace Corps volunteer, I would like to communicate my thoughts on the recent presidential election in light of an experience I had while in Tanzania. Read more

Disregard for nature makes us sick: Lyme disease is growing

On a warm summer evening in July, I arrived home feeling unusually worn down. I’d been exhausted all day, and I was soon overcome with waves of crippling chills, my fever spiked and I spent the night sweating through my sheets. Read more



Clemmons launches performing arts program

Charlotte-based Clemmons Family Farm has partnered with Catamount Arts in St. Johnsbury to develop and run an 18-month performing arts program in the Northeast Kingdom. Read more

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Stowe Guide & Magazine Winter/Spring 2020-21

Just in time for the winter season... Stowe’s only indispensable publication is available around town. Read more


Stowe/Green Mountain Weddings 2020-2021

Plan a magical wedding day in Vermont amid the wondrous Green Mountains, whether ablaze with fall color, capped with snow, or lush with the green of summer. Vermont’s allure as a wedding destination is matched only by the caliber of topnotch professionals ready to help plan your most special day. Read more


Because of the coronavirus outbreak, many events and activities have been canceled, postponed or transitioned to a digital format; but, as life begins a return to normalcy, we are bringing back the weekly calendar, which will detail both virtual and in-person events.

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