Universal pre-K advocates tout Vermont’s approach to early education because of its alleged benefits, but getting kids to and from state-based preschool may be creating a problem for young children who use the state’s busing system.
At the start of both a new year and a new decade, Vermont’s future looks uncertain as its resident population ages, young people scatter out of state, and few businesses of consequence are being lured to the Green Mountain State.
The outcome of a Vermont Supreme Court hearing held at Middlebury College on Wednesday will likely decide the fate of Act 46, the state’s controversial school district merger law.
While Republican candidates were first to throw their hats into the ring in the race for lieutenant governor, this week a slew of familiar Democrat politicians emerged ready to take the baton from outgoing Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman.
According to a new study by the personal finance website WalletHub, South Burlington is among the top 10 safest cities to live in the United States. Two Vermont cities made it into the top 20.
Despite chronic bad news about luring new businesses and higher-salary jobs to their state, Vermonters finally have something to feel good about: The Green Mountain State has been ranked in the top 10 best states for middle-class aspirations.
When you ask Elizabeth Ready, former director of the John Graham Housing & Services shelter in Vergennes, about the holidays and homelessness, you might think her reaction would reflect an overwhelming sense of so much work to be done and so little time. Not so.
For those hard-to-shop-for folks on your holiday gift list this year, Vermont State Parks has created something that is sure to get them out of the house and into the woods where they can channel their inner-Thoreau.
In an effort to ensure the accurate statewide count of the upcoming 2020 census, Gov. Phil Scott recently announced the formation of the Vermont 2020 Complete Count Committee.
“As with all substance use, consumption of cannabis can be unhealthy. ‘Let’s Talk Cannabis’ gives Vermonters the information they need to make safe and informed choices,” Vermont Health Commissioner Mark Levine said.
A recent telephone survey conducted by Barre-based journalist Guy Page reveals that while nearly 50 percent of Vermonters are concerned about climate change, others aren’t so sure.