Beach closures, cyanobacteria blooms, bacteria contamination: our lakes are stressed and it’s affecting our recreation, our health, and our economy. Maybe we’ve had to stay out of the water for a day or more, refrain from using tap water, seen our property values go down or experienced a dro…
Vermont is aptly named the Green Mountain State. Our verdant forests are a defining part of our landscape and offer incredible and diverse services. They provide us with clean air and water, flood control, and climate change mitigation.
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…
By now, many in town are aware of the recent theft of yard signs on Marsett Road. These were paid for and placed by numerous families out of concern for the traffic and vehicular speeds through this densely-populated neighborhood and in the absence of needed changes.
The COVID-19 virus is having a great impact in Vermont’s courts.
From mid-March to June 1 the court schedules have completely changed. Only “emergency” hearings were held.
In July, I will start working at the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO). The ideals that lead community action are embedded in social and racial justice.
Over the past few months, our lives at work and at home have been upended by COVID-19. We have experienced a great deal of uncertainty and worry about our wellbeing and about the health of our communities on all levels.
It’s been more than 40 years since my family fell asleep to the rapid sound of gunshots, the night before we fatefully crossed the Mekong River, the body of water that divided Laos from Thailand.
The Shelburne Police Department endorses and supports a statement from the Vermont Police Association and the Vermont Association of Chiefs of Police. We remain committed to our community-base…
The events of this past week, started by the horrific murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, are now seared into our collective conscience as Americans. Our hearts go out to Mr. Floyd’s family…
During the past two weeks we have witnessed an imperfect Union under duress for our inhuman treatment of a Black man, whom we have all come to know as George Floyd.
I recently entered a (virtual) conversation about protests – and the cameras that are often present. A poster suggested that if cameras were unwanted in an area where demonstration was taking …
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