“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Charles Dickens might well have been writing about the stark dissimilarities between Vermont’s anemic economy and the Trump national economic boom.
According to published comments made last week by Cary Giguere of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets, the state could lose 70% of its hemp crop for being out of compliance with federal rules. Some farmers aren’t too happy about it.
The release of nationwide reading and mathematics testing results by state showed notable declines in Vermont student performance compared with the previous 2017 results.
While one Burlington elementary school is garnering media attention over its decision to cancel an annual Halloween parade in the name of cultural sensitivity, other seasonal celebrations around the state are pressing ahead with good old-fashioned spooky fun.
A new report released by the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) presents damning evidence relating to the effects of marijuana legalization in Colorado and beyond.
Attorney General T.J. Donovan’s decision to challenge a rollback of California’s greenhouse gas emission and fuel economy standards by the Trump administration has prompted a rebuke from Vermont activists.
The Vermont Republican Party has just elected its youngest official ever to take the helm of one of the GOP’s largest, local party committees.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear one the most important education cases in decades and the outcome of the court’s decision will affect parents of school-age children, school-choice advocates and school officials every where, including those in Vermont.
Holding up posters and Earth Day flags, the crowds marched to promote awareness about climate change, which they claim is due to fossil fuels. The demonstrators also pushed issues relating to open borders, “migrant justice,” and gender and racial equality.
Southern Vermont conservatives gathered under a big canvas tent in Danby on Saturday for the state’s first “Liberty Fest,” a day-long event that brought together patriotic-minded activists, interested voters and a variety of special-interest groups.
Local environmental activists are gearing up for the so-called Global Climate Strike starting on Friday. The coordinated protests will include civil rights-style sit-ins, street marches, and attempts to close businesses, along with other municipal disruptions.