March 19th, 2014
Sen. Bernie Sanders is seriously considering running for president in 2016. In an interview with “The Nation” magazine, Sanders said he will spend a fair amount of time in the coming months exploring a presidential campaign with progressive individuals and organizations around the country.
The petition to reconsider Middlebury’s Town Meeting Day vote on a $7.5 million plan to build a new municipal building and recreation center and create a park on the existing site is to be expected and respectfully considered. Petitions frequently follow controversial, and close, votes.
The Vergennes Police Department would like to express our deepest appreciation to the citizens of Vergennes for the trust and support they have given us during the process of site acquisition, design and construction of a home for the Vergennes Police Department.
Art on Main in Bristol had an amazing reception on March 7. It was to recognize our Emerging Artists from Mount Abraham Union High School.
It was one of the best receptions held there. Seventy-seven students, parents, relatives and friends crowded into the gallery in tribute to these students along with three faculty and two gallery staff.
When the definitive history of Vermont is written, skiing may not be much more than a footnote.
But the New England Lost Ski Areas Project ensures it will be a lively footnote. And the project reminds us that skiing is an inextricable part of the history of Vermont and even Addison County.
Extending natural gas to the International Paper mill in Ticonderoga will save Vermonters $45 million of the cost to deliver natural gas to Rutland by 2020 — 15 years sooner than would otherwise be possible — and help strengthen the regional economy and improve air quality.
I have seen an ad for a “medical supervisor” for Planned Parenthood to work in several clinics, including Middlebury. The new location is still conveniently located on our excellent bus system, from the middle and high schools, not to mention the college.
MIDDLEBURY — “The Green Mountain Upset,” the feature-length documentary film that chronicles the 1982-83 Middlebury Union High School boys’ basketball team’s surprising undefeated season and state title, will premiere at Middlebury’s Town Hall Theater on March 28.