Early in my years as a legislator, a constituent told me about the environment in which she and her children had been living.
Fall is here and summer is over, sigh. The milkweed has popped and broadcast its seed to the wind. Colors in the mountains are brilliant and it all begs the question: What have you been up to this summer?
When your kids have kids there’s a creed you repeat devoutly every time you talk to someone whose kids have kids: Grandchildren – there’s nothing like them.
Connect The Dots
As I walked an abandoned hill farm recently, I paused to take in the old cellar hole and its companion — a gnarly apple tree. The research project I was doing for a local community group included mapping the 19th-century features.
In November 2018, South Burlington adopted interim zoning with the following goal: “The prioritization for conservation of existing open spaces, forest blocks, and working landscapes in South Burlington in the sustenance of our natural ecosystem, scenic viewsheds, and river corridors.”
Why is there a worker shortage? The Washington Post recently tackled the question a lot of people have been talking about. The headline read: “Why America has 8.4 million unemployed when there are 10 million job openings.”
Message from the School Board
Summer has flown by, and with the exception of Gertrude Chamberlin Elementary, which will open Monday, Aug. 30, after the completion of a building improvement project, South Burlington schools are back in session.
Joy. It’s in short supply. Or is it? These were my thoughts as I awoke last Sunday in a familiar swirl of anxiety that greets me each morning. I can’t help it; chalk it up to an unstable childhood.
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