Letter

The facts that matter

Dear Editor, Julie Wasserman recently laid out a wise series of questions that we should be asking in assessing Vermont’s current healthcare reform efforts. Among them: “What portion of school budget increases are attributable to the rising cost of health care?” Good […]

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Featured, Local News, State News

Amtrak is back

Crowds gather in Rutland and Castleton to celebrate reopening By Polly Mikula At 7:30 a.m. on Monday, July 19, the James M. Jeffords Station in downtown Rutland was packed with passengers eager to board the Ethan Allen Express for the first […]

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Local News

Lyft comes to Rutland

By Katy Savage After navigating roadblocks preventing Lyft’s expansion in Vermont, a bill signed by the governor June 19 has made it possible for the ride hailing company to expand statewide. The popular transportation service available through an app went […]

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State News

Legislative update: Back to Montpelier

By Rep. Jim Harrison, R-Bridgewater, Chittenden, Killington & Mendon A scant couple days passed after the Legislature adjourned before Governor Scott issued his highly anticipated call for a special session to redo the education funding and budget bills. Scott has […]

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Local News, State News

Legislators give updates on bills

By Evan Johnson Local business and community leaders came out early Monday morning for a legislative breakfast that featured updates and discussion on bills progressing through the state legislature in Montpelier. Rep. Butch Shaw (R – Rutland 6) said recent […]

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