Guest editorial: Dangerous misinformation on abortion

There is not currently, nor will there be due to Article 22, any provider or facility in Vermont doing elective terminations beyond the gestational age of 21 weeks, six days, with 22 weeks being the currently accepted threshold of viability.

Guest editorial: Climate change is humankind’s biggest uncontrolled experiment

There is no such thing as cold. That might sound idiotic coming from a Vermonter, but it’s true. In actuality there is only heat — and more or less of it.

Guest editorial: The role of Vermont’s federal delegation

Sen. Leahy’s announcement that he would not seek re-election upended the Vermont political landscape and with it Vermonters face a significant change in leadership. As voters head to the polls it is worth reflecting on the role of our federal delegation a … (read more)

Guest editorial: A chink in Balint’s campaign

Becca Balint, a Democratic candidate for Vermont’s U.S. House seat, acts as if the rules do not apply to her. That should raise questions about the integrity of Ms. Balint’s campaign.

Guest editorial: The Supreme Court’s biggest lie

As the author of stories about a teenager who hops into the American past, I’ve thought deeply about the 1800s, and I’d like to offer a few thoughts to our Supreme Court justices.

Guest editorial: Vermont has found new tools to make COVID disappear

Right now, the distressing reality faced by these vulnerable Vermonters is that public policy no longer has their backs — instead, public policy has pushed them further into the shadows where they cannot be seen or heard.

Guest editorial: Shootings are the convulsions of a society in decline

It is senseless, right? But what seems “senseless” to the witness observing it, frighteningly, must be sensible to the mind filled with hate and fear and clouded by illness. It is both sick and sickening.

Guest editorial: Gun proliferation is what has changed

In the wake of yet another mass shooting in the United States, we mourn the child victims and again ask: Why are we as a nation unable to effectively deal with the malignancy of gun violence?

Guest editorial: Sen. Leahy castigates colleagues who would deny women health care equity

This is a debate about the Women’s Health Protection Act. Protecting women’s health. Protecting half America’s population in their right to seek the health care they require. Protecting their ability, half of America, to make decisions about their own bod … (read more)

Guest editorial: Finally, solid research on TIFs

Tucked into H.159, a bill focused on community and economic development, is a provision that would create a pilot program for “project-based” tax increment financing opportunities.

Guest editorial: Law would harm communities, newspapers

Around Vermont, as municipal boards reorganize, set goals and undertake housekeeping for the term ahead, one of the things every town and city does is decide its “Newspaper of Record.”

Guest editorial: Health care alarm bells should be ringing

As an emergency doctor and a longtime observer of how policy decisions play out on the front line, I can say that the despair rings absolutely true, and should ring alarm bells at the highest levels. 

Guest editorial: Yes, Virginia

Virginia, your little friends are wrong. They have been affected by the skepticism of a skeptical age.

Guest editorial: All the news that isn’t fit to print; a destructive digital revolution

We here in the United States have taken the quality of journalism in this country for granted for far too long.

Guest editorial: How you can help protect our democracy

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Over the past few weeks, I have given considerable thought to the message I want to convey to Vermonters on this important topic.

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