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State News
April 12, 2017

N.Y. will offer free public university education

First-in-the-nation program makes N.Y. state public universities tuition-free for residents making up to $125,000 per year; over 940,000 families qualify

New York will be the only state in the country to offer universal public college tuition coverage for working- and middle-class residents after the program…

Did someone say free ice cream?

Did someone say free ice cream?

Tuesday, April 4, 12 p.m.—RUTLAND—The annual event that has customers lined up for hours is here: Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day is Tuesday, April 4, from 12-8 p.m. at Ben & Jerry’s scoop shops around the world. The closest one to our readers is…

VSAC helps families plan for college—for free

Saturday, April 1, 9:30 a.m.—CASTLETON—Thousands of Vermont students and parents have gotten a leg up on college planning through VSAC’s College Pathways events. Get the same help they did by registering now for one of the Vermont Student Assistance Corp.’s College Pathways events, featuring a…

March 8, 2017

Smoke-free outdoor air

Dear Editor,

As evidence of the dangers of secondhand smoke continues to rise, many communities have passed tobacco-free laws that cover outdoor areas such as parks, recreational facilities, beaches, outdoor workplaces, and public events such as county fairs and farmers’ markets. Locally, Rutland City passed…