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Spring for the Animals | Adopt a Pet - Make a Friend at the Humane Society

Rutland County Humane Society

Our “Spring for the Animals” 2014 online auction is well underway and will close for bidding on Monday, April 28.

A handsome, smart and affectionate boy | Addison County Homeward Bound

“Hi! I’m Jack.

Syria: Fear and famine stalk a war-ravaged land

United Nations Report

Syria’s harrowing civil war has taken a new turn as the beleaguered Mid East country now faces a deepening drought and food crisis in the midst of an expanding conflict.

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Yard sale fundraiser | Adopt a Pet - Make a Friend at the Humane Society

The Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) is holding a yard sale to raise money for the homeless animals.

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A sweet boy | Addison County Homeward Bound

“Hi there! My name is Jack.

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When imagination fails, raise school, property taxes

Ethan Allen Institute

The heavily Democratic Vermont House has passed a bill (H.889) designed to squeeze out enough new dollars to keep the Education Fund solvent for 2015. Republicans voted No on the higher education property tax rates, and their state chairman declared that the Democrats’ passage of the bill was a “cold and callous action”.

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New York’s World’s Fair remembered, 50 years later

United Nations Report

Fifty years ago, the World’s Fair opened in New York.

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Pedal for Paws | Adopt a Pet - Make a Friend at the Humane Society

The Gymnasium and Body Essentials are sponsoring a “Pedal for Paws” 6 hour spinathon to benefit the Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) and Save A Lab.

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What a handsome ole’ boy | Homeward Bound

I’m a sweet but shy boy who would love to have a place to call his home.

Robbing the poor to give to the powerful

Ethan Allen Institute

As the legislature wrapped up business before heading home for the Town Meeting Day break, the Vermont Senate voted 22-8 in favor of an Act Related to Childcare Providers. What this bill would do is effectively pick the pockets of Vermont’s smallest businesses, mostly run by women who don’t make a lot of money.

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Bedding for the animals | Adopt a Pet - Make a Friend at the Humane Society

Now that the weather is (hopefully) getting nicer, many people clean out closets and do some Spring cleaning.

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Small Vermont farms in EPA’s crosshairs

Ethan Allen Institute

The Vermont Sate Legislature is now seized with an important issue that must be addressed to the satisfaction of the Obama administration in the next couple of months, or the state will find itself in Washington’s enforcement crosshairs.

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“Spring for the Animals” | Adopt A Pet - Rutland County Humane Society

Our “Spring for the Animals” online auction will start April 14 and run for two weeks.

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Aren’t I cute? | Homeward Bound

“What a cutie. I’m Copper – aren’t I cute?

Recalling Reagan warnings

United Nations Report

A deteriorating and dangerous diplomatic showdown continues over Ukraine as the United States and European Union rhetorically push back against Vladimir Putin’s power grab in the Crimea.

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