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.
The Burlington Republican Party has adopted a resolution against noncitizen voting in local elections. The resolution was a response to a recent effort by the Burlington City Council to encourage voting among aliens who have legal residency.
“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.