Tag Archives: Money

State News
August 1, 2018

Social Security income tax exemptions are now in place

By Xander Landen/VTDigger

About 40,000 Vermonters who receive Social Security benefits will see more money in their pockets this year, after Gov. Phil Scott and lawmakers moved to slash the state tax on the benefits for low- and moderate-income earners.

New tax exemptions for Social…

State News
January 3, 2018

School mergers proven to save money, add curricula

By Michelle Monroe, St. Albans Messenger

State officials used Governor Phil Scott’s Education Summit last week to drive home the point that school mergers have saved significant amounts of money and enabled merged districts to improve educational opportunities for students.

Two panel discussions at the…

June 28, 2017

Vermont poetry vs. money

Dear Editor,

Old River Road, Woodstock … fabled with antiquity … with love

laughing water her companion attacked for a view

along with the out of turn bull frogs, singing peepers, trout, foxes, raccoon, deer

… with birds, lightning bugs on and on …


June 7, 2017

Money-draining food myths

By Kevin Theissen

The road to better health may sometimes involve an extra expense here and there, but you should be careful about wasting money on diet ideas wit  promises that are based more on myth than fact. If you’re considering a diet, you should consult…

Freestylers compete for $25,000 at Killington
Local News
December 21, 2016

Freestylers compete for $25,000 at Killington

KILLINGTON—Snowy conditions prevailed this past Saturday afternoon and evening at Killington Resort as a full roster of skiers and snowboarders competed in the annual Rails 2 Riches rail jam. The competition took place on lower Bunny Buster with a $25,000 cash purse up for grabs….

July 7, 2016

Other people’s money, other people’s misery

Dear Editor,

There’s a vocal segment of  Vermonters who consistently decry what they see as “the liberal” tendency to spend “other people’s money” on social programs. I ran across this most recently in comments supporting gubernatorial candidate Phil Scott’s public statement that he’s pretty sure…

Money, money, money
The Movie Diary
January 13, 2016

Money, money, money

By Dom Cioffi

My 11-year-old son has been displaying a remarkable lack of intellect lately when it comes  to money.

It all started over the last year when several fateful events brought me great pause.

The first “situation” involved an overnight school trip where he…