Op - Ed

Grateful for state’s politics?

By Angelo Lynn As political partisanship reaches an all-time high in the country (recent studies show the nation’s two major political parties have never been further apart in terms of their priorities and ideology), Vermont’s political leaders offered a different […]

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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

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

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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Op - Ed

Rep.Welch slams farm bill

By Angelo Lynn Republicans in Congress said the tax cuts passed earlier this year would do great things for the economy and help individual Americans. While most Americans were opposed to it, Republicans nonetheless claimed it to be a huge […]

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Op - Ed

Gov. Scott’s line in the sand

By Angelo Lynn Gov. Phil Scott’s line-in-the-sand mantra not to raise a single tax or a single fee has made politics in Vermont’s capital more strident, divisive and unruly. The irony is that the governor himself is mild-mannered, affable, pragmatic and […]

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Sports

Talking tennis with Andrew Chmura

Submitted Andrew Chmura By Angelo Lynn The last time Vermont was host to a major professional tennis tournament was a decade ago, in 2007. It was the Fed Cup semifinals and big stars like Venus Williams, Nadia Petrova and Elena […]

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