Local News

Is that a weed?

Science Pub lecture explores the perennial question By Julia Purdy Even though snow is still likely to be in the forecast, now is the time gardeners and homeowners are gearing up for the spring ritual of inspecting gardens and yards […]

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Letter

Marijuana is devolution, not progress

Dear Editor, In response to Eli Harrington’s letter, “Vermont leaders approach cannabis with healthy skepticism and caution, not naivete,” which appeared in the Dec. 31-Jan 6 edition of The Mountain Times, I note that Mr. Harrington is the founder of […]

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Letter

Vermont “exceptionalism” is naive

By Julia Purdy Governor Shumlin has been quoted saying that legalizing recreational marijuana is entering “uncharted territory.” Other supporters have claimed that Vermont will legalize marijuana “the Vermont way.” The governor’s statement is completely disingenuous, since we do not lack […]

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Op - Ed

Marijuana legalization and our children

New report outlines the impacts By Julia Purdy At its Town Meeting in Killington recently, the Vermont League of Cities and Towns came out in opposition to the legalization of recreational marijuana in Vermont. Apparently they have read the latest […]

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Letter

Marijuana legalization in the media

Dear Editor, Virtually all media coverage depicts marijuana legalization as a done deal, just waiting for Shumlin’s signature in 2016. Vermont’s lawmakers and officials have stepped right in behind Shumlin and the paid marijuana lobby to make us believe this. […]

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