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More details have emerged about the town's plan to seek approval for a tax increment financing district. We're pleased to see that the proposed district goes beyond the established downtown and includes other properties that are ripe for … more
A major public-health danger that languished for too long is at last getting more attention. Antibiotic resistance, the tendency of bacteria to fight back against antibiotics, has been known to exist for decades but was often met with complacency, … more
Does the nation still need affirmative action? Here is the big picture.According to Education Department statistics, there has been no dramatic change since the Supreme Court found in 2003that promoting diversity on college campuses is a compelling … more
The Senate adjourned for its August break on Thursday, closing an unproductive half-year that underscored a fundamental truth about U.S. politics: The country cannot be governed from the fringes. If much is to get done - and there is much to do - … more
We're hoping a new judge will soon be putting an end the farce that is the case of Leonard Forte. Of course, "soon" in this matter is a relative term as it's been pending for 30 years. Forte, now 76 and living in Fort Myers, Fla. was convicted in … more
Green Mount National Forest officials issued a statement recently that bears repeating (if you'll pardon the pun): Keep food, garbage, birdfeeders and all other such temptations out of reach (and smell) of bears.The statement was directed primarily … more
The state has sided with the people of Vermont in requiring Comcast to continue supporting public access television. Vermont Public Radio reports that the Public Utility Commission — Formerly known as the Public Service Board — denied a … more
The day after last fall's presidential election, Kris Kobach got to work. In an email plotting action items for the new Trump administration, Kobach, the Republican secretary of state in Kansas and a champion of voter suppression campaigns there and … more
President Donald Trump's ringing endorsement of the police state on Friday prompted law enforcement agencies across America, including Vermont State Police, to issue statements assuring the public that they won't be unduly violent towards anyone … more
From the beginning, the Trump presidency posed a unique challenge to the American system of government and, indeed, to the political theory upon which it was built. By separating the legislative, executive and judicial powers among three coordinate … more
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