Letter to the editor: Our schools instill Vermont values

On February 2, 1936, exactly 45 years to the day before I was born, one of baseball’s greatest pitchers, Christy Matthewson, was officially voted into the inaugural class of the baseball Hall of Fame. To this day, Matthewson still holds the all-time World Series records of four shutouts and 10 complete games. Yet in his time, Matthewson was known as much for his integrity as for his skills on the mound. He was so honest, umpires were said to have checked with him when they were unsure of a call, and he woul … (read more)

Gov. Scott tries to keep state budget ‘lean’ despite record revenues

The Vermont governor says the state must not use a federal funds windfall to pay for ongoing commitments.

Transcript of Gov. Phil Scott’s 2023 budget address

This is a transcript of Governor Scott’s Jan. 20 budget address to the Vermont Legislature. It was provided by the governor’s office.   Mr. President, Madam Speaker, Mr. Pro Tem, members of the General Assembly, and fellow Vermonters: Two weeks ago, … (read more)

Gov. Scott calls for revival of Vermont economy in inaugural address

The Vermont governor echoed familiar calls for statewide economic recovery in the face of unprecedented opportunity.

Howard Dean optimistic about democracy, but sees work still to be done

Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean gave his take on the 2022 midterm elections during a talk in Middlebury on Thursday.

A top advocate presents picture of Vt’s child care landscape Tuesday at Ilsley

Let’s Grow Kids CEO Aly Richards will deliver an AAUW talk titled “Vermont’s Child Care Campaign: Systems Change in Action.” on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Ilsley Library.

New dairy funding opportunities are offered

Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center this week announced three funding opportunities for dairy farmers and service providers.

SurviVermont training sessions scheduled in Addison County

Learn how to protect yourself in extreme situations.

UVM is looking for Teen Mental Health Ambassadors

Teens with an interest in mental health and wellbeing may apply to become a Teen Health and Wellness Ambassador.

Weybridge author tells the story of change in Vermont

Doug Wilhelm’s latest book, “Catalysts for Change: How Nonprofits and a Foundation Are Helping Shape Vermont’s Future,” shows how Vt. nonprofits are shaping the future.

Guest editorial: The chance has arrived for a rebirth of our Vt. schools

Stripping off the rhetoric and the academese, it comes down to keeping beloved small schools open versus the cost.

U.S. Supreme Court strikes down Roe v. Wade, abortion right still protected in Vt.

Vermont leaders denounce federal court ruling on abortion rights.

Learn about government transparency at a May 25 training

MONTPELIER — Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos has announced that, as in past years, he and Deputy Secretary of State Chris Winters will be conducting a virtual training on Vermont’s government transparency laws, the Open Meeting Law and Public Record … (read more)

Lawmakers wrestle with Clean Heat Standard legislation

Climate and energy activists say a Clean Heat Standard bill in the Vermont Senate doesn’t do enough to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

What the Clean Heat Standard will address

The Clean Heat Standard bill looks to regulate greenhouse gasses coming from biofuels, wood and electricity.