Tag Archives: public

News Briefs
April 19, 2017

Mud Season is here, some trails closed on public lands

The Green Mountain Club (GMC), maintainer of Vermont’s Long Trail and Vermont’s hiking trails advocate, along with the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation (FPR), manager of State Forests and Parks, and the Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF) have announce the return of mud…

Op - Ed
April 19, 2017

We need to safeguard the “public” in public office

By Lee Hamilton

For the last few years, I’ve been keeping a file of clippings about the erosion of transparency and candor in government. I’m sorry to report that it’s getting rather full. This is not a good thing. Public officials should feel strongly obliged…

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…

Op - Ed
April 5, 2017

Time to examine equity in public schools

By Rob Roper

Equity and access to educational resources has been a hot topic surrounding the rules (or changes thereto) governing independent schools that accept tax dollars through Vermont’s tuitioning system. Some argue that if a school takes state money it should accept any and…

ArtisTree welcomes public on Irish musical journey

ArtisTree welcomes public on Irish musical journey

Friday, March 17, 7:30 p.m.—SOUTH POMFRET—ArtisTree Community Arts Center welcomes Pete’s Posse for a St. Patrick’s concert, Friday, March 17, 7:30 p.m.

Join Vermont’s own multi-generational folk power trio, Pete’s Posse, for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration to be remembered! The concert will take the audience…

Ludlow Rotary invites public to March mixer

Tuesday, March 14, 5 p.m.—LUDLOW—Members of the Ludlow Rotary Club will be conducting a mixer March 14, 5-7 p.m. at DJ’s Restaurant in Ludlow for people interested in considering membership in the club. The focus of the mixer will be to explain the mission of the…