Op - Ed

Revising ‘ the Dream ’

By Angelo Lynn A generation or so ago, the American Dream was writ large in our cultural DNA. Symbolically, the dream came to mean owning an adequate house, having a family, a car and a job to pay for it […]

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Op - Ed

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

By Darius Seidle and Mark Jacobs Lung Cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. The biggest cause of lung cancer is smoking, followed by radon and radiation exposure, and environmental pollution. Usually the symptoms of […]

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Op - Ed

Will bond downgrade spark pension reform?

By Rob Roper On Oct. 23, Moody’s, the investors’ credit service, downgraded Vermont’s bond rating from AAA to Aa1. This has significant implications for the state’s ability to borrow money and the cost of doing so. The reasons Moody’s cited […]

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Op - Ed

A backcountry opportunity

By Angelo Lynn The new backcountry hut recently built at Chittenden Brook campground on the east side of Brandon Gap is more than a story about a few hikers and backcountry skiers wanting a comfortable shelter in which to camp. […]

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Op - Ed

Remember to vote

By Secretary of State Jim Condos The Aug. 14 Vermont Primary Election is just two weeks away. While there has been some indication of lower voter turnout, I hope that as Vermonters, we can make sure that’s not the case […]

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Op - Ed

A matter of civic pride

By Angelo Lynn Here’s a challenge for Vermont residents: Find an area dedicated to public use that needs cleaning up and work out a way to get it done. Why do it? Three reasons: First, it’s not that hard. Second, it’s […]

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