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Killington’s historic farmhouse turns 200
News Briefs
July 12, 2017

Killington’s historic farmhouse turns 200

By Susan Durant

“I wake up every morning amazed I am living in a 200-year-old house. The fact that it is still standing is a testament that they knew how to build them then,” said the Rev. Lee Crawford, the current resident of the Josiah…

Op - Ed
June 28, 2017

Act 60 turns 20

By Jack Hoffman

The Equal Educational Opportunity Act, better known as Act 60, is 20 years old on Monday. On June 26, 1997, at an outdoor ceremony in Whiting, Gov. Howard Dean signed into law Vermont’s unique and groundbreaking education funding system.

As we face…

Op - Ed
April 5, 2017

2018 budget turns the page on Vermont’s spending crisis

By Don Turner

Last week, Montpelier turned the page after an eight-year spell of overspending and financial irresponsibility. Since 2009, the House Republican Caucus has advocated for an annual budget that does not raise taxes or fees, balances overall spending with revenue growth, and promotes…