As Directors of Vergennes Union High School, we write to urge the voters of Addison, Ferrisburgh, Panton, Vergennes and Waltham to vote in support of the proposed Fiscal Year 2016 budget. We believe the proposed budget delivers value to our community in the following ways:
After several decades in business and more than 20 years in retail book-selling, it’s fair to say I have never been more surprised than I have been by the City of Rutland.
Just in time for the 45th anniversary of Earth Day this Wednesday, the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has made it official: U.S. consumption of animal products is not environmentally sustainable at current levels.
Animal agriculture contributes more pollutants to our waterways than other human activities combined.
In his April 11 Publisher’s Column, Dan Alexander stated that he “was always taught the truth was the easiest information to provide as it requires nothing but the simple facts.”
The NFIB, National Federation of Independent Business’ Small Business Optimism Survey for March fell 2.8 points to 95.2, the lowest reading since June of last year.
NFIB/VT was pleased the House Health Care Committee voted to repeal the Vermont Employer Assessment which raises $18 million and has become nothing more than an unnecessary penalty on small business.
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.
For almost 50 years, Vermont Gas has offered an important energy choice to Vermonters in Franklin and Chittenden counties.
An open letter to Shap Smith, speaker of the House and John Campbell, president pro tempore of the Senate State House:
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.
The U.S. Advisory Panel on Dietary Guidelines has finally mustered the courage to recommend that Americans eat less meat and dairy products.
The upcoming election cycle may be one of the most interesting, and important, of my lifetime, ushered in by a 2014 election that saw the one of the closest gubernatorial elections in Vermont’s history.
Bruce Parker’s Vermont Watchdog Report enjoys regular prominence on the the front page of the Eagle. Whilst his latest offering – “Lone Ranger” against green energy takeover in Vt. (March 7, 2015) – is not as factually barren as some of his previous contributions, it nevertheless lacks rigorous analysis and balanced debate.