State News

Legislative votes for governor, Thursday

By Anne Galloway, VTDigger.org On Thursday, Jan. 8, lawmakers will cast secret ballots to elect the new governor. Neither Scott Milne, the Republican candidate, nor incumbent governor Shumlin received more than 50 percent of the vote on Election Day, and […]

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State News

Number of uninsured Vermonters cut in half

Governor says progress is good news but also highlights need for further health care reform  On Monday, Jan. 5, Gov. Peter Shumlin welcomed news that the Vermont Household Health Insurance Survey shows the number of Vermonters without health insurance has […]

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Local News, State News

King of Christmas

Commins holiday films featured on Hallmark Channel By John Flowers The next time you watch one of those made-for-TV Christmas movies on the Hallmark Channel, realize that the idea and dialogue were more than likely the creations of Middlebury resident […]

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State News

Shumlin scraps single-payer

By John Flowers Gov. Peter Shumlin on Wednesday, Dec. 17, put the brakes on the state’s multi-year quest to convert to a universal, single-payer health care system, saying the cost and financing scheme of such a plan would be “detrimental […]

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