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.

April is Move Together month

Like to jump rope? Swim, sprint or do yoga? Enter the Move Together Contest! for a chance to win great prizes.

Gov. Scott outlines his priorities for 2022

MONTPELIER — Gov. Phil Scott on Wednesday delivered his State of the State address to the General Assembly, outlining his priorities for the 2022 legislative session and reporting on the progress of the last year. The governor cited the unique opportunity … (read more)

Vt. Senate leader Becca Balint announces run for Congress

Becca Balint, the president pro tempore of the Vermont Senate, is running for the state’s lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, she announced Monday morning. “I’m running because I believe that, even with the challenges of today, we cannot back … (read more)

Molly Gray runs for Vermont’s congressional seat

BURLINGTON — Early Monday morning, Vermont Lt. Gov. Molly Gray declared her candidacy for Vermont’s lone congressional seat being vacated by Congressman Peter Welch. A lifelong Vermonter, Gray, 37, was born and raised in South Newbury, Vt., on a vegetable … (read more)

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