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January rolls around and I always find it necessary to write a column that encourages and inspires families to get outside and embrace the cold and the snow including getting the winter gear on infants, toddlers and preschoolers.

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VSARA is the acronym for the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration. It is “located” within the Office of the Secretary of State. Physically, it is located in a very large structure…

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When I ran for the South Burlington School Board two years ago, my priority was that the school board was out of touch with the South Burlington community. I opposed the $950K bond based on a …

It’s outrageous that attorney general T.J. Donovan — the state government’s top lawyer — is refusing to accept a ruling by the Vermont Supreme Court.

Vermonters exposed to toxic chemicals by polluters may develop debilitating or deadly diseases that do not become symptomatic until long after exposure. It is critical to detect any disease th…

Happy New Year. I hope the year is off to a great start, and that you are feeling a boost of mental energy that comes with 365 fresh calendar pages not yet marred by appointments inked, then c…

Last Town Meeting Day, Vince Bolduc, along with volunteers, conducted an exit poll collecting data on the demographics of voters surveyed, and their opinions on different topics. Bolduc then s…

As Vermont’s Legislature only meets January through May, I look forward to returning to work full-time on political matters. My off-season has been busy with constituent meetings, committee he…

It’s January. A new year is upon us and I am melancholy. You see, I quite liked 2019; wasn’t ready to say goodbye. In fact, I’m pretty sure last year had more to give. Like a once-used dryer s…

There will be just a couple of days left in 2019 when you read this article. For me this is a time for reflection as well as looking forward to the possibilities of the future.

Just got home from the South Burlington Community Chorus Christmas concert. It was fantastic.

It’s that time in our city for reappraisal. Most towns and cities around the country use the assessed value of your property (both commercial and residential) to calculate your fair share of t…

Let’s face it, winter is hard. It can freeze the water in your cells, killing them. It can freeze your home, if you live in the soil or in freshwater, frozen solid. It can slow the enzymes in …

On nearly every piece of literature produced by Howard Center to raise awareness of its many programs you will find, often printed in a prominent spot, the number 16,000. That is the number of…

The state’s fiscal year runs July 1–June 30. This means that we are just about at the mid-point of FY2020, and that House Appropriations will be working the week of Dec. 16 to prepare the FY20…

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