In the flow

  By Marguerite Jill Dye I confided to my friend that in spite of the holidays, I’ve felt down about our nation’s current events and guessed I should read “Mein Kampf” to better understand the mind of a dictator. She […]

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News Briefs

Rutland Region News Briefs

Board of Alderman contest gets early start RUTLAND—Although petitions to run for the Board of Aldermen are due in late January, Alderman Christopher Ettori has already announced his intent to run for reelection. Alderman Tom DePoy has also confirmed he […]

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Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Rubies of winter

By Dr. Leonard Perry, Horticulture Professor Emeritus, UVM Shrubs with red berries come in handy this time of year for use in holiday decorations and arrangements, for feeding wildlife, and for brightening landscapes. Although the well-known American and Chinese hollies […]

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Competitor earnings

In 1971 the International Olympic Committee (IOC) changed the “amateur status” requirement for Olympic participation to allow athletes who receive sponsorships and endorsement deals to participate, i.e., professional racers could take part. However, it was 1978 before the Ted Stevens […]

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