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Election 2020

Primary election is Aug. 11

Vermont’s 2020 primary election is here. Read more

Meet the candidates

The Vermont Community Newspaper Group conducted interviews with seven of the candidates running for governor and lieutenant governor. Read more

What’s on the ballot in South Burlington

South Burlington voters will head back to the polls on Aug. 11 to cast two ballots: For primary elections and a third-revised school budget proposal. Read more

Chittenden County: Local election rundown and polling locations

The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Charlotte, Hinesburg and Shelburne. Read more

Local & State News

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Combating racism before, during and after protest

Zanevia Wilcox arrived late to the Statehouse lawn on July 25. When she stepped onto the scene two rallies were already in full swing: one in support of law enforcement, the other a counter protest in support of Black lives. Read more

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South Burlington bicyclist recovering

A 13-year-old South Burlington boy, who was critically injured in a car-bicycle accident near St. Michael’s College, is slowly beginning to recover. Read more

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Stephen Edwards avoids prison in sex case

A South Burlington coin and jewelry dealer will not go to prison for committing a lewd act on his 93-year-old, comatose mother-in-law in the final hours before she died two years ago. Read more

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Guns case continues as murder stays still

Monkton man Kory Lee George, who is charged with illegal possession of two firearms as a five-time convicted felon, is scheduled to go on trial in October in U.S. District Court in Burlington. Read more

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Pinckney to retire next year

If it had not been for a lousy snow season, Elaine Pinckney might never have been superintendent of the Champlain Valley School District. In fact, she might not have worked in education at all. Read more

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Sash-ay for a good cause

Look out your window from Aug. 8-15 and you might be in for a surprise: runners and walkers decked in “Votes for Women” sashes. Read more

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Sports

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Shamrocks’ redemption

Last year, the end of the American Legion baseball tournament saw S.D. Ireland walk away without a title after losing two games to Brattleboro Post 5 in the final series. Read more

South Burlington season ends with playoffs defeat

South Burlington looked to be down and out in the quarterfinals of the Vermont Summer Baseball League playoffs in Fair Haven on Friday. Read more

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Opinion

Ethics are common sense; Vermont should step up

Voltaire famously said, “Common sense is not so common.” This rings especially true for those who have spent years advocating for not just stronger language, but any real Vermont state code of ethics. Read more

Historians play a ‘what if’ game; John Lewis, the virus and Trump

When historians feel frisky (or perhaps a bit bored), we sometimes engage in thought games, teasing out various possibilities. One of the favorites is counterfactual scenarios. Read more

Watering, mulching and weeding

As Mother Nature continues to turn up the heat, here are some garden suggestions. Along with the high temperatures, there has been little rainfall causing drought conditions throughout the Green Mountains. Read more

Early voting in person is available

We need to follow the CDC guidelines along with Governor Scott and our Selectboard's requirement to wear masks. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided for you. If you cannot wear a mask for any reason, we offer an absentee ballot voting alternative. Read more

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Stowe Guide & Magazine Summer/Fall 2020

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

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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

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