Tolerance and respect for the beliefs of others provided they did not harm anyone was at one time considered a freedom of expression.
The University of Vermont’s Center for Research on Vermont has published an important demographic report, titled “The Vermont Roots Migration Project”. The survey report was prepared by Drs. Cheryl Morse and Wendy Geller.
Since 2009, we’ve seen the rapid rise of executive power (and political arrogance) within the U.S. government.
We’ve watched the threats continually increase over the years. This nation and others have watched as embers of terrorism surface quickly and then fade into memory, almost as quickly as they appeared.
Several recent bicycle-automobile accidents in our area call to mind that “sharing the road” will require more than just a nifty slogan.
We were all taken aback by the series of events unfolding in Baltimore the last few weeks culminating in the destructive riots.
We hear lots of disturbing things about the state of policing across the USA...
We’ve been hearing the trash talk for years now. You poor folks in the newspaper business. The Internet is eating your lunch.
Last week, the editor made an unfortunate, sloppy keyboarding error which has not only tarnished this newspaper’s image in the community, but has clearly caused distress to a grieving family.
I don’t know about you, but I’m certainly not ready for the presidential race. It seems the election cycle never really ends.
As a taxpayer and voter, you’d have to be either Eleanor Porter’s naive little orphan Pollyanna or a Kool-Aid chugging Jonestown true believer if last week’s “2015 Rich States, Poor States Report” didn’t make you feel depressed about living and working in Vermont.
Living in our free society has many perks and benefits. All too often we never really appreciate how good we have it until we face that unexpected event that could change ones life dramatically.
In 1993, the Vermont State Legislature adopted “Charlotte the Whale” as the Green Mountain State’s official state fossil.
In the world in which we live today, opinions are no longer left at the water cooler, corner bar or on the front porch.
It’s easy to forget how pivotal a role Vermont played in the American War of Independence.