March 16, 2017 RSS feed / Opinion

Urges ‘Yes’ Vote On Consolidation

Opinion / Mar. 16, 2017 /

A few weeks ago, a letter from Tim Murphy made his case for voting “no” on school consolidation within the WRV Supervisory Union. I believe some of his statements were inaccurate and would like to address them.  Read More

A Voice in Favor Of H.S. Merger

Opinion / Mar. 16, 2017 /

The proposed school merger plan among Bethel, Rochester, and Royalton is worth supporting because it offers more for our students, it lowers and stabilizes tax rates, and it allows us to control our destiny as we comply with Act 46, thus ensuring tha Read More

Veterans Summit Was Inspirational

Opinion / Mar. 16, 2017 /

Lyndon State College and its Veterans Club pulled together one of the most comprehensive programs that I have ever seen in the 50 plus years when they held their Northeast Kingdom Veterans’ Summit. Read More

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Let the Sun Shine In, Vermont!

Opinion / Mar. 16, 2017 / By Jim Condos

An open government makes for a better government.  This is sunshine week and it is being celebrated all across the nation. In reality, it should be celebrated every week in Vermont and every other state.  Read More

The Public’s Right To Know Is Under Attack

Opinion / Mar. 16, 2017 / By Patrick Leahy

This is the first Sunshine Week, since it began in 2005, when the public’s right to know has been under direct assault, and on several fronts. Read More