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Stray animals | Rutland County Humane Society

Can’t find your pet? Did you find a pet that’s not yours?

Fern | Addison County Homeward Bound

A beautiful Quaker Parakeet

Policy will hurt local businesses | Guest Viewpoint

Vermont has historically been considered an excellent place for entrepreneurs to start a business.

Still not so affordable health care | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Last year I stated the hand writing has been on the wall for some time. That our great fears are coming to pass and no one is taking the proper steps to fix what is clearly a bad and ill conceived law.

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From the Editor: Lake Placid’s “Miracle on Ice”

It was a long time ago—Friday, Feb. 22, 1980 to be exact.

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Letter to the Editor: It’s Time for a Carbon Tax

Energy Independent Vermont recently proposed adopting a revenue neutral carbon tax in Vermont.

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"Kitten Season" | Rutland County Humane Society

The Rutland County Humane Society would like to remind yWould you like to make a difference in the life of a homeless animal?

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Meet E.T. | Addison County Homeward Bound

One of our beautiful senior cats here at the shelter.

Securing our homeland | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

For years America used the conventional air waves of the Soviet block broadcasting Radio Free Europe and on the Island of Cuba with Radio Free Cuba.

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From the Editor: S.95 and legalized marijuana

Last week, Vermont State Sen. David Zuckerman, a Progressive legislator from Hinesburg, introduced S. 95, a bill that would regulate and tax marijuana like alcohol in Vermont. It took a few years, with Gov. Shumlin’s early support then taking a cautious step back, especially after the heroin debacle erupted in 2013.

But is it in the constitution? | Guest Viewpoint

The Vermont Constitution’s original draft took place on July 2, of 1777 in Windsor, Vermont.

Cutting Prison Education is Shortsighted | Guest Viewpoint

The Community High School of Vermont (CHSVT) is the fully licensed and accredited high school and vocational training and certification program for inmates in Vermont’s corrections system.

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Adopt-a-Rescued-Rabbit month | Rutland County Humane Society

The Rutland County Humane Society would like to remind you that February is Adopt-a-Rescued-Rabbit month.

Who loves to hear from the IRS? | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Unless you can tell it’s a check inside the envelope, a letter from the IRS strikes fear in most Americans.

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FTC-GMP slap down

From the Editor

It seems to have come as a bitter pill for Green Mountain Power officials to swallow, but last week’s official letter to GMP dispatched by the Federal Trade Commission was pretty stern stuff.