Op-Ed: Senator Nitka’s notes from the State House

The Governor’s State of the State speech was given today to a crowd packed into the well of the House of Representatives. In attendance were the governor’s cabinet members and staff, the five Justices of the Supreme Court, the heads … Continued

To boost the state’s economy, flip our thinking

Even before Congressional Republicans passed the tax overhaul this month that promises to widen the worst income gap between rich and poor since before the Great Depression, there was ample evidence that the economy was leaving too many Vermonters behind. … Continued

Beware of excess government spending

Dear Editor, In recent weeks, the print newspapers and online news sources have covered Vermont politicians making exciting announcements about grants being awarded for an assortment of local projects and initiatives. Gov. Phil Scott and his ribbon cutting ceremonies with … Continued

VPIRG’s new appliance prohibition plan

A recent announcement from the Vermont Public Interest Research Group (VPIRG) brought back vivid memories of a long- forgotten legislative episode of 25 years ago. The announcement came two weeks ago in a webinar sponsored by VPIRG and its ally … Continued

Library thanks Thrifty Attic for generous donation

Dear Editor, The South Londonderry Free Library would like to thank the Thrifty Attic for its generous donation for library improvements, including a new computer and copier. The wonderful ladies that manage the Thrifty include Sally Waite, Marion Laselle, Andrea … Continued

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