Burlington responds after wastewater spill into Lake Champlain

By CHAPIN SPENCER Lake Champlain helps make our communities a special place to live. It has been our priority to steward Burlington’s natural assets for our residents, our neighbors and future generations. We have suffered recent unfortunate infrastructure challenges at our Main Wastewater Treatment Plant – including a recent discharge of approximately 2.9 million gallons… Read More »

Sen. Leahy: Supreme Court nominee needs careful scrutiny

Sen. Leahy: Supreme Court nominee needs careful scrutiny

By Sen. Patrick Leahy With President Trump’s selection of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, the obligation now falls to the Senate Judiciary Committee to carefully consider this nomination. By any measure, it is a daunting responsibility. I have served in the Senate for 44 years, a span that… Read More »

UVM physicians: We will be here when you need us most

By UVM physician chairs As clinical department chairs at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, we have responsibility for fulfilling the education, research and patient care missions of the college and of our partner, the University of Vermont Medical Center. As physicians, each of us has taken an oath to serve our patients… Read More »

Op-Ed — College education: Expensive but empowering

By Chandlee Crawford “Education is not the means of showing people how to get what they want. Education is an exercise by means of which enough men, it is hoped, will learn to want what is worth having.” – President Ronald Reagan. We’ve known for a long time that the cost of a college tuition… Read More »