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Editorial: Marijuana legalization is coming to Vermont

Posted on June 22, 2017 |
By Angelo Lynn



The possession of small of amounts of marijuana and its use will soon be legal in Vermont. That certainly became a reality on Wednesday when the Vermont Senate and Gov. Scott agreed on a compromise bill that would make possession of small amounts of marijuana legal for adults, while establishing a commission to study how the state could best regulate and tax the sale of marijuana for adult use. 

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Jessie Raymond: Summertime and the living is busy

Posted on June 22, 2017 |
By Jessie Raymond



While golfing with my husband one evening last week, I hit an errant tee shot — and by “errant” I mean “normal,” for me — and nailed a squirrel. The poor thing had been frolicking with his buddies far from the fairway in what they surely thought was a safe zone.

They were wrong.

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Ways of Seeing: National Road brings family to life

Posted on June 22, 2017 |
By Jill Vickers



In April my husband and I were headed home to Vermont after eight months of exploring the West. In no hurry, we stopped to camp for two nights in Cambridge in eastern Ohio. For my husband, its proximity to where Hopalong Cassidy was born was the attraction. Not that he wasn’t one of my childhood heroes as well, but for me it was its location on The National Road.  

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Letters to the Editor: State's proposed noise rule for wind is stifling

Posted on June 22, 2017 |
By Michael Doran



Climate change is a lead issue for our planet, for which Governor Phil Scott has decided to join the Climate Alliance to move Vermont ahead on this issue. This is in response to President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.

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Letters to the Editor: Wildlife laws not truly equal for all

Posted on June 22, 2017 |
By Jessica Danyow