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Walking through the doors at Harwood Union High School, the halls seem empty, footsteps echoing down corridors through which far fewer kids walk today than in 1966, when the school was first built.

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For 27 years, his feet pounded out the same steady beat on the concrete, eight miles a day with a messenger bag slung over his shoulder, and a stack of newspapers tucked tightly under one arm.

  • By Mike Polhamus | VTDigger.org
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The House Committee on Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife has recommended forming a study committee to figure out where to get the money for federally-ordered water pollution reduction in Vermont’s public waters.

  • By Xander Landen | VTDigger.org

At a packed public hearing last Thursday night, Vermonters urged a House committee to pass a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024.

  • By Alan J. Keays | VTDigger.org

A landmark bill that makes significant changes in the state’s gun laws was signed into law Wednesday afternoon by Gov. Phil Scott, along with two others that introduce new gun-control measures.

  • By Tiffany Danitz Pache | VTDigger.org

For almost 150 years, teachers, parents and students in Vermont tracked progress using a percentage system. The higher the better, and as long as you got a certain score at the end of the year, and spent enough hours in class, you passed to the next grade.

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The Cougar Team from Crossett Brook Middle School competed in the Junior Iron Chef contest at the Champlain Valley Exposition March 17. Crossett Brook team members: William Burks (grade 6), Cadance Hammond (grade 8), Aylee Lane (grade 6), Dylan Mauro (grade 6) and Eleanor Scharf (grade 6). T…

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Rosina Wallace, the Waterbury farmer, has been a great friend to Thatcher Brook Primary School. Wallace’s barn and two houses were destroyed by fire on Easter Sunday, and Thatcher Brook kids have mounted a campaign: Pennies for Rosina. Here, youngsters add their pennies to the collection jar.

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