Youth Catalytics grant rescission short-sighted

The recent abrupt rescission by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services of $2.25 million in grant funds to develop evidence-based and effective pregnancy prevention programs for youth is alarming. (Charlotte nonprofit loses $2.25 million in federal budget cut, Aug. 3) Charlotte-based Youth Catalytics and its collaborators excel in using scientific findings to develop… Read More »

Excess bunnies — Victoria Lariviere

As you may have noticed, the wild rabbit population in Vermont is unusually high this year. With this increase in the bunny population, our paths are more likely cross with theirs. Two main issues to be prepared for are how to discourage bunnies from damaging your vegetable and flower gardens, and what to do if… Read More »

Hinesburg Girl Scouts — Robin Miller

Hinesburg Girl Scouts — Robin Miller

Dear Editor ~ The Hinesburg Girl Scout Troop 30463 would like to thank the community in helping them reach their troop goal of selling 10,000 boxes of cookies! During our cookie season this year, we sold 10,489 boxes! In addition to the individual sales that all 46 girls took part in, we were fortunate to… Read More »

Letters — Gini Mickey

Dear Editor, I write as the executive director of the Community of Vermont Elders (COVE), an organization that has represented older Vermonters’ interests on the state level for more than three decades. Given the economic realities of today, many older Vermonters struggle to live lives with dignity and respect in which their basic needs are… Read More »

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