Tag Archives: Vermont

Local News
June 21, 2017

Ski Vermont fêtes successful winter, 21 percent growth

By Evan Johnson

Just two weeks after the longest season in the East called it quits, the Vermont Ski Areas Association met in Killington on Thursday, June 15 to celebrate a season of highlights that included the return of World Cup ski racing to Killington…

Op - Ed
June 7, 2017

Trump’s budget is a disaster for Vermont

By Senator Bernie Sanders

President Trump’s budget is morally obscene and bad economic policy.  It would cause devastating economic pain to tens of thousands of Vermonters, making it harder for our children to get a decent education, harder for our working families to get the…

Op - Ed
June 7, 2017

The climate economy is Vermont’s answer to growth

By Larry Williams

As the numbers of people who participated in the climate march recently showed, Vermonters and Americans across this country are concerned about climate change. Millions of Americans want action. And while the president and his cabinet are busy denying the science behind…

State News
June 7, 2017

New Vermont law provides First Amendment protections to students and teachers

Gov. Phil Scott recently signed into law legislation that provides greater First Amendment protections for student journalists and their teachers and advisers in Vermont.

“The Vermont Press Association is pleased the state Legislature moved quickly this year to provide proper First Amendment safeguards for student-journalists…

Worthy Kitchen raises funds for Vermont Food Bank
News Briefs
May 24, 2017

Worthy Kitchen raises funds for Vermont Food Bank

WOODSTOCK—On May 10 the staff of Worthy Kitchen, a craft beer and farm diner in Woodstock, presented the Vermont Foodbank with a check for $8,200 to fight hunger.

This donation is the result of their annual Night Before The Night event. For five consecutive years,…

Increased forest damage from caterpillars expected this summer
Local News
May 24, 2017

Increased forest damage from caterpillars expected this summer

Central Vermont’s sugar maple’s and ash trees among the hardest to be hit

Forest tent caterpillars have hatched, according to forest health specialists from the Vermont Dept. of Forests, Parks and Recreation. The insect is expected to cause widespread defoliation this summer, mostly in forests…