Category Archives: Op – Ed

Op - Ed
April 12, 2018

Margolis: Scott likely to win big in November

By Jon Margolis, VTDigger OK, enough for a while of all this chit-chat over minimum wages, family leave, getting the goop out of the lake, and guns (especially, mercifully, guns). Let’s…

Op - Ed
January 4, 2018

The worst year ever

By Barrie Dunsmore This will be my last column of 2017. Traditionally, this has been an opportunity for reflection on important events of the past year, usually with a look…

Op - Ed
October 11, 2017

Now’s the time for soil testing

By Daryle Thomas Once you know where you are, it’s easy to get to where you want to be. And that, dear reader, is why you need to test your…

Op - Ed
October 11, 2017

Indoor composting made easy

By Carl Diethelm, a.k.a. Compost Carl As a tenant not owning his own home and living in town, I understand how difficult it can seem to be to compost food…

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October 11, 2017

Vermont is not wavering on clean water

By Julie Moore Despite the Scott administration’s commitment to restoring Vermont’s waterways and funding clean water initiatives, recent news stories have contained inaccurate information and given the false impression that…

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October 4, 2017

Election reform is about more than fraud

By Lee Hamilton A dozen years ago, the preface to a report on federal election reform began with these words: “Polls indicate that many Americans lack confidence in the electoral…