Commentary

House Speaker Shap Smith announces bid for governor
Commentary
August 28, 2015

House Speaker Shap Smith announces bid for governor

By Anne Galloway, VTDigger.org

Shap Smith, the longtime speaker of the Vermont house of representatives, formally launched his campaign for governor on Wednesday, Aug. 19, in his hometown, Morrisville. He is the first candidate among a large field of “maybes” to declare a bid for…

Tom Leypoldt announced as new executive director at PEGTV
Commentary
August 28, 2015

Tom Leypoldt announced as new executive director at PEGTV

RUTLAND — PEGTV, Rutland County’s public access television station, officially announce Tom Leypoldt as their new executive director on Tuesday, Aug. 25. Leypoldt has been the channel 15 coordinator for the last 20 years and will take over the helm starting Sept. 1.

“Tom Leypoldt…

Commentary
July 9, 2015

Policing in America: setting the standard

By Lisa Chalidze

The world is a messy place. We ask our police officers to keep cleaning it up. It’s a hard job to do well, and easy to do poorly. Often it’s the poor choices that make the news. This presents us with a…