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Guard reports sex assaults, sexual harassment last year

There were three cases of sexual assault and two instances of sexual harassment involving members of the Vermont National Guard in the last fiscal year, according to a report released Wednesday, Jan. 15. Read more

A closer look at the South Burlington school budget

During its meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 15, school board members unanimously approved a proposed Fiscal Year 2021 budget and three articles, one of which includes ballot language, to enable the $209.6 million joint middle/high school and athletic complex to be presented to voters. Read more

Examining the proposal: Impact on buildings

Plans to place a $209.6 million – before interest – bond article to fund a joint middle/high school and athletic complex on the ballot this Town Meeting Day are officially a-go. Read more

Examining the proposal: Impact on students

During a recent press conference on the proposal, Burke cited the current high school and middle school buildings as “conducive to isolation and division.” The Other Paper asked him to explain why. Read more


MLK Day spent with the Clemmons Family Farm

Charlotte’s Clemmons Family Farm played an integral role in this year’s Martin Luther King Community Celebration at ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, on Monday, Jan. 20. Read more


Bessette: Spreading the gospel of poetry writing

Shelburne’s Poet Laureate is stepping down … but he might be stepping up. Read more



Victories abound for Champlain Valley HS

Here's how the Redhawks did this week. Read more


Losses all around

Catch up on sports results from South Burlington High School. Read more



Full steam ahead as session begins

Reflecting on the first two weeks of this year’s legislative session, it seems as if we just returned after a long weekend rather than close to an eight-month recess. These first weeks have included the Governor’s State of the State along with the introduction of over 300 new bills for committees t… Read more

Back to work as session begins

Names have power! Remembering someone’s name can give you an edge; forgetting a name I should know always makes me feel at a disadvantage. In my first week back at the Statehouse I experienced both sides of that coin. By the end of the week, with a little help from a notepad and the legislative web… Read more

State budget on the mind of legislators

The legislative session has begun in earnest having now received both the Governor’s State of the State address and the Fiscal Year 2021 budget address. The leadership and committee chairs are focusing on their priorities for the second year of this biennium. Read more

A year of opportunity

As the first Councilor’s Corner of 2020, on behalf of your City Councilors, we wish all South Burlingtonians a happy and healthy New Year! Read more

The forest provides

I just returned from a trip to Belize with my Current Environmental Issues class. We spent half of our time on the barrier reef, and half of our time in the rainforest jungle in a Mayan village called Blue Creek. While the village recently got electricity, the villagers’ way of life was still large… Read more



Vermont Farm Show

The annual Vermont Farm Show celebrates the state’s agriculture, farms, products and organizations, and features a three-day trade show with exhibits of new equipment, farm supplies, food producers and agriculture education opportunities, Jan. 28-30, Champlain Valley Exposition, 105 Pearl St., Esse… Read more


Find things to do this week in northern and central Vermont: community, exhibits, film and theater, kid-friendly, meetings, music and nightlife, sports and outdoors, talks, workshops and more.

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