Take a walk on the nature side

Green Mountain Gardeners' Mountain Garden Walk is July 17. Photo provided

Dear Editor, In New England, the winters are long and spring seems impossibly late and muddy. So although the summers are all too short, our gardeners create extraordinary landscapes to revel in nature’s wonderful colors and textures while they can. … Continued

Op-Ed: Unemployment benefits common sense

Nearly half of the governors – 23 and counting – have decided to end federal supplemental unemployment benefits for workers in their states. Evidently, they never heard the old adage: Don’t cut off your nose to spite your face. In … Continued

Legislative update from Rep. John Arrison

Dear Editor, The Vermont Legislature adjourned our historic session May 21. The first half of the biennium session was historic as it was conducted 100% online via video conferencing. I am a first year House member so I do not … Continued

Letter to the Editor: Electric vehicles II

Dear Editor, Ownership of an electric vehicle is simple, right? Plug it in, use it, plug it in again. But there are a few issues that will need to be resolved before our society will fully come to terms with … Continued

Wrapping up my first Legislative session

Dear Editor, I am sitting at my desk looking out my window at the beauty of spring in Vermont, reflecting on the last five months of my service in the Legislature. The session started on the morning of Jan. 6, … Continued

A few highlights from the 2021 Legislative session

Dear Editor, Senators serve on two standing committees. My morning committee is the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy, and my afternoon committee is the Senate Committee on Institutions. Here are a few thoughts on the work of those … Continued

Legislative update from Logan Nicoll

Dear Editor, Hello again from the Legislature. As I write this, we are hopefully just hours away from adjourning for the summer, presumably by the time you read this. We have done a lot this year. This session I’m on … Continued

Senator Alison Clarkson’s Legislative update

Dear Editor, The Vermont Legislature adjourned Friday afternoon, May 21. We all agree – it was an historic session. It was the first Legislative session to be conducted completely remotely during an international pandemic. And, we also agree that, despite … Continued

A letter to the residents of Cavendish Fire District 2

Dear Editor, Cavendish Fire District 2’s mission is to maintain a functioning and responsive Cavendish Volunteer Fire Department that is able to address the various hazards and emergencies that may happen in our coverage area and to assist in the … Continued

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