Newsrooms around America have been rattled by last week’s murders of five people at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Md.
Johnson State College held its final commencement on Saturday. On July 1, it merges with Lyndon State College to form Northern Vermont University.
Did young Phil Scott ever get to school on time? At the Thunder Road stock-car track, does Scott lurk in the back of the field and then, right at the end, floor it? Is he the guy who’s shoppin…
Gov. Deane Davis established Vermont’s first Green Up Day in 1970, and it has been held on the first Saturday in May ever since. Here are excerpts from Davis’ recollections of how Green Up Day…
We’ve been critical of Gov. Phil Scott’s performance during this legislative session, but he was magnificent last week as he explained why he signed three gun bills into law.
Baseball season isn’t even two weeks old, and already some fans are whining about injuries, bad luck and dumb managers who rely more on statistics than their feel for the game, or vice versa.
Changing horses in midstream is risky business, but that’s what’s happening at the Vermont Agency of Education.
Police shootings have been in the national spotlight for years, but has any police officer ever been involved in three fatal shootings in six months?
A pox on the politicians who have allowed American schools to become charnel houses, on the lobbyists who have turned the Second Amendment into a perverted religion, on the leaders who offer “…
Vermont needs to fish or cut bait on police coverage. The days are long gone when the state’s biggest menace was speeding tourists.
We’re clambering down off our public-records soapbox to make a modest proposal to the Vermont Legislature.
Our governor, Phil Scott, is an affable, well-thought-of guy. The question is whether he’s the leader the state needs right now. Based on his State of the State address, we have our doubts.
In 1920, the United States locked up its liquor and threw away the key for 13 years.
Block scheduling. No Child Left Behind. Character education. iPads in the classroom. Standards-based instruction. Outcomes-based education.
One striking thing about the recent sexual harassment/assault scandals — beyond the star power of many of the perpetrators — is that entertainment and news organizations have much tougher stan…
Copley Hospital in Morrisville is in trouble with the Green Mountain Care Board, which regulates Vermont’s hospitals.
Things keep changing in public schools, with education officials rethinking report cards and annual schoolwide tests, introducing new technology to the classroom — itself a malleable definitio…
Gov. Phil Scott should appoint a special prosecutor for the EB-5 fraud in the Northeast Kingdom involving Jay Peak and projects in Newport.
Why are conservatives — even in Vermont — so intent on undermining so many Americans’ ability to vote by continually parroting false, nonexistent claims of voter fraud?
In contrast to the race for president, the two candidates for governor of Vermont have comported themselves with dignity and respect.
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