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From the Editor: When fins were peacock feathers

More often than not, when staring out across the Hannaford Supermarket parking lot in Middlebury, enroute to do my weekly grocery shopping, I wonder—what happened to the idea of the classically designed automobile?

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Letter to the Editor: Green goddess

Electric rates need to be higher. And higher. That is the only way true Vermonters, those who really care about the environment will compel others to clamp down on wasteful use of the voltage juice.

Natural Gas: A choice for Vermont | Guest Viewpoint

For almost 50 years, Vermont Gas has offered an important energy choice to Vermonters in Franklin and Chittenden counties.

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Red Dog Solutions Fundraiser | Rutland County Humane Society

Lesli Hyland, of Red Dog Solutions, and her team of talented dog lovers will be performing with their four legged friends in front of a live audience on Saturday, April 4.

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Chloe | Addison County Homeward Bound

Come adopt me!

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Vermont schools—forced consolidation vs. going independent

Ethan Allen Institute

Last November, Vermonters sent a loud and clear message to Montpelier to fix Vermont’s education financing system and lower our property tax burden. The response now coming out of the legislature is based on mandatory

Vermont budget cuts unnecessary | Guest Viewpoint

An open letter to Shap Smith, speaker of the House and John Campbell, president pro tempore of the Senate State House:

Vote or face the consequences? | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

President Obama recently floated the idea of making it a mandatory requirement for United States citizens to vote in elections, while speaking to a civic group in Cleveland.

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From the Editor: Living Fossil

Lake Champlain's weird, wonderful sturgeon

There are many fishes in the deep blue waters of planet Earth, but few are stranger than the sturgeon of Lake Champlain.

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Basic Cleaning Supplies Needed | Rutland County Humane Society

Keeping the Rutland County Humane Society shelter clean and our animals healthy is something we pride ourselves on, and we find we’re running out of the supplies we need.

Freedom of Information Day | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Earlier this week the country celebrated Freedom of Information Day. This week is also celebrated as Sunshine Week.

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From the Editor: A Dream Center come true

On March 12, a nationwide broadcast report appeared on FOX News’ Fox and Friends morning show; it focused on Bill Beckim and Linda Justin and their community Dream Center project in downtown Rutland.

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To the Editor: Vermont Loon Watch blog

My letter criticising Bruce Parker’s recent article on renewable energy was purloined from The Eagle’s website, and excerpts are now posted on the vermontloonwatch website, together with commentary which exemplifies the sad state of political debate in this country. Lest my response to that posting be removed by whoever runs the site, I offer my response here for public record.

Letter to the Editor: Nutrition panel tells all

The U.S. Advisory Panel on Dietary Guidelines has finally mustered the courage to recommend that Americans eat less meat and dairy products.

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Be up to date on shots | Rutland County Humane Society

Don’t forget to license your dog.