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On Thursday, the Pownal School Board failed to warn a November vote on whether to bring the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union into compliance with Act 46. The proposal was to create a unified pre-K … more
Well, we've heard from those Pownal residents pushing a libertarianistic viewpoint at meetings for the Empower Pownal program and more recently during a hearing on the revised town plan.They've made … more
Imagine a catastrophe that left the residents of Montana, Maine and Rhode Island without power, water and food. Immediate help would be rushed to them. Any suggestion they might have to wait months … more
The Sheriff's Department has unveiled a smartphone app that lets people provide crime tips anonymously to police. The hope is that people too afraid to go to authorities will now be able to do so, … more
For many of us who tuned into watch the NFL this weekend, the discussion about statistics and percentages and quarterback ratings never got off the ground because we were too busy arguing about … more
On Oct. 10, voters will be asked to spend nearly $10 million on upgrades to the Bennington wastewater treatment facility. If the bond passes, sewer customers can expect to pay another $37 per … more
The privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, established on the recommendation of the 9/11 Commission, is meant to provide independent oversight to ensure that national security and … more
Early this month, Facebook announced the first hard evidence of Russian efforts to spread disinformation over social media during the election: 470 fake accounts and pages, which paid $100,000 to run … more
Republicans on the Senate Budget Committee violated their supposedly sacrosanct principles of fiscal hawkishness this week, by saying that it would be just fine with them to add $1.5 trillion to the … more
A quirky thing about government programs is that, in addition to costs, there are benefits, the latter of which may also include revenue. Yet in the case of U.S. refugee programs, xenophobes seeking an upper hand in the Trump administration have … more
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