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Photos: A Tour Of Burlington's Moran Plant, On The Cusp Of Change

Photos: A Tour Of Burlington's Moran Plant, On The Cusp Of Change

By Jane Lindholm

On the edge of Burlington's waterfront, away from the boathouse and the ECHO Lake Aquarium, next to the sailing center, is a three-tiered squat brick building known as the Moran Plant,

Public Post: Lemon Fair WMA Expansion, Town Manager Searches, Breakfast On The Farm

By Amy Kolb Noyes and Mary Carol Maganzini

Lemon Fair Wild Life Management Area gains 330 acres. Milton has a new town manager. The Vermont Agency of Agriculture announces a free breakfast on the farm event.

Rate Decrease Planned For GMP Customers

By John Dillon

Some good news Friday for customers of Green Mountain Power, the state's largest electric utility. The company has agreed to lower rates starting in October by .76 percent.

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Sorting Out Solar

Sorting Out Solar

By Jane Lindholm and Sam Gale Rosen

Vermont's solar boom is here, and it's only getting bigger. The state's push for renewable energy means more solar projects, of many different scales, coming down the line. And there's a lot left to work out, on many fronts.

Legal And Ethical Questions Abound In Big Game Trophy Hunting

By Jane Lindholm and Patti Daniels

The killing of Cecil the lion by an American big game hunter in Zimbabwe has enraged many people on social media. It also raises questions about the legal protections and social norms around hunting and poaching wild animals.

Vermont Furniture And Woodworking

By Jane Lindholm and Sam Gale Rosen

In 1839, Bennington cabinet-maker Hastings Kendrick placed an advertisement in the Vermont Gazette. His tagline? "Rich and tasty furniture." The Shelburne Museum used that phrase as the title for their big new exhibit:

Telling Daisy Turner's Story

By Jane Lindholm and Erin Lucey

In her 104 years, the enigmatic storyteller and poet Daisy Turner became an important figure in Vermont folklife. Both her oration skills and attention to family history made her a compelling narrator of the African American

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Averyt: New Citizens

This July 4th, an early morning naturalization ceremony took place at Calvin Coolidge's birthplace in Plymouth. The setting was significant, since Coolidge

Homeyer: Heat

So here I am, on one of the warmest days of the year, stacking wood. But I started early, before the real heat of the day kicked in.And besides, I like

Greene: Hand-Selling

I came upon the term “hand-selling” on Elinor Lipman’s Facebook page, where she was extolling the virtues of booksellers who recommend books to customers.

Bittinger: ADA Anniversary

I was visiting my brother in Charlotte one hot summer day in the '80s, when he suggested heading over to Lake Champlain for a swim. But my brother had

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