As many of our Jewish Community of Greater Stowe members recall, it was not that long ago in the arc of history that Stowe was an unwelcome place for Jews. “Gentiles only” signs were common practice.
Early August is a time when students and their families generally begin thinking about the coming school year. It is also a time for teachers, school boards and administrators to reflect on th…
Primary voters rule the U.S. In the general election, voters just get to do damage control.
A change of scenery and a chance to reflect and to learn something new should be part of everyone’s experience. I was reminded of this as I spent most of last week in Atlanta, at a strategic p…
To help kick off the first Earth Day nearly a half-century ago, cartoonist Walt Kelly drew a poster of his character Pogo with a litter stick and a burlap sack surveying a garbage-covered Okef…
The Aug. 14 Vermont primary election is less that two weeks away. While there has been some indication of low voter turnout, I hope that, as Vermonters, we can make sure that’s not the case.
President Donald Trump’s embrace of Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Helsinki summit may have yielded the usual hash of pro-Russian, anti-American statements we are accustomed to hearin…
There is nothing more important to modern life than a good road. We are a mobile culture.
My favorite way to recover after a hot afternoon’s hard work has always been to chug down a quart of ice-cold water from a Mason jar and then jump into a clear mountain brook or a neighbor’s pond.
We are responding to the article in the News & Citizen July 5 regarding Morristown reconsidering the town’s marijuana dispensary ban by “revoking a zoning bylaw that prohibits recreational…
“Bright colors shining, wonderful and new …. And the world was waking … Any dream will do.” — from Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.”
Several high-profile deaths by suicide, along with a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, have put this public health issue in the spotlight once again.
Gov. Phil Scott allowed the state budget bill to become law without his signature last week, after vetoing two earlier budget versions. Here are excerpts from his budget message.
We have a literacy problem.
If I held up a cookie and said, “I’ll give you five bucks to eat this,” what would your initial reaction be? More than likely, either “What’s wrong with it” or “What’s the catch?”
June 28 is the 49th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, which led to the gay liberation movement in America.
We have a literacy problem.
By the time you are reading this, the budget presented by the legislature will have failed to pass. This is quite the peculiar situation we are in.
Experts pretend their latest scoring rubrics have overcome the inherent subjectivity and imprecision that plagued earlier rubrics and the pseudo-objective numbers they spit out.
About a year ago, I took my dad for Thai food. We were in Hanover, N.H. My pop lived in Hanover a long time. He taught high school English there when I was a kid. He’d coached football as well…
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