Clean water funding cannot wait

Op-Ed by David Mears Vermonters depend upon clean water for our prosperity and health. Yet when it comes to investing in clean water, the state of Vermont appears headed towards abandoning recent progress and returning to a failed strategy of kicking the can down the road. Based on years of careful research, we now know… Read More »

The curse of instruction manuals

Op-Ed by Bill Schubart When I was young, cursing was frowned on in our family. I was raised a Catholic and it was a mortal sin to take the Lord’s name in vain. But I remember shocking myself one day as I led a pack of Stowe ski friends down the mountain after a 20-inch… Read More »

Vermonters sound off on energy costs, efficiency — Karen Glitman

Energy eats up a large portion of Vermonters’ monthly expenses. That’s one thing we heard from Vermonters we met during Efficiency Vermont’s statewide tour this fall. In addition to these in-person conversations and live polling, Efficiency Vermont gathered input online   to help identify the most pressing energy issues facing Vermonters. Of the people who attended… Read More »

Essex Players present the holiday classic ‘It’s a Wonderful Life, The Radio Play’

The Essex Community Players present a unique take on a holiday classic with “It’s a Wonderful Life, The Radio Play,” with performances two December weekends at Memorial Hall in Essex. Audience members for the production are essentially members of the play’s “live studio audience” for Philip Grecian’s radio-play adaptation of the Frank Capra classic. Like… Read More »

Kelly Brush Foundation announces grants

The Kelly Brush Foundation has awarded 112 grants for adaptive sports equipment, totaling $244,287, in support of the foundation’s mission to empower people with paralysis to live active and engaged lives, Executive Director Zeke Davisson announced last week. The grants are the foundation’s second round of adaptive sports equipment grants this year, and its largest,… Read More »

Vermont Medical Society selects new officers

Dr. Trey Dobson was named president of the Vermont Medical Society during its 204th annual meeting recently in Woodstock, where the group also selected its next president to take the helm in 2018, and a vice president. Dobson is the medical director of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians and chief medical officer of Southwestern Vermont Health Care… Read More »

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