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Sanders Rises In Early Polls, Draws Criticism From Clinton Supporters

Sanders Rises In Early Polls, Draws Criticism From Clinton Supporters

By Bob Kinzel

There are signs that the race for the Democratic presidential nomination is heating up. As Bernie Sanders rises in many early polls, his economic agenda is drawing the fire of some of Hillary Clinton's

Vermont Insurance Claims Case Headed To Supreme Court

Vermont Insurance Claims Case Headed To Supreme Court

By Peter Hirschfeld

The state of Vermont wants access to the claims data of companies that fund their own health insurance plans. But not all of them are willing to hand it over. And the U.S. Supreme Court

Summer School: How To Talk To Your Kids About Sex

Summer School: How To Talk To Your Kids About Sex

By Angela Evancie

If you're a parent, the thought of talking to your kids about sex might strike fear into your heart. But you should be having these conversations by the time your kids are in first

Two Become One: School Consolidation In Windsor County

By Jane Lindholm and Patti Daniels

Last fall the Windsor Central Supervisory Union debated consolidating schools in Woodstock, Pomfret and Bridgewater.  A lot has moved forward in that discussion during the school

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Reading Frederick Douglass

Reading Frederick Douglass

By Jane Lindholm and Ric Cengeri

In 1852, former slave and abolitionist Frederick Douglass was invited to speak at an event commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence. He delivered a speech that has become known as “The Meaning of July

New Deer Hunting Rules For 2016

By Patti Daniels and Jane Lindholm

The Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife spent three years taking input on proposed changes to deer hunting rules, and the process has finally yielded changes that will go into effect in 2016. A ban on natural urine lures

Sorting Through Vermont's Universal Recycling Law

By Jane Lindholm and Erin Lucey

For many, sorting trash from recyclables and compost comes down to personal preference. With the unanimous 2012 passing of Act 148, or the Universal Recycling Law, this practice is becoming mandatory. The second phase of

Transportation Secretary Sue Minter

By Bob Kinzel and Ric Cengeri

During this year's legislative session, a  comprehensive transportation bill totaling $616 million was passed. It will improve structurally deficient bridges, make municipal storm water improvements, and provide funding

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Clinton Announces $45 Million Fundraising Haul

Clinton Announces $45 Million Fundraising Haul

Fundraising is often used as a proxy for the strength of a campaign, and Hillary Clinton's team wants everyone to know she's $45 million strong. Clinton is the first major candidate to announce their fundraising

U.S., Cuba Formally Resume Diplomatic Relations

U.S., Cuba Formally Resume Diplomatic Relations

President Obama today announced the formal resumption of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba after more than half a century of hostilities. The two countries have agreed to reopen embassies

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Greene: National Library Card

It was a great day when I scored a library card at the wonderful Provincetown Library on Cape Cod. For no charge it’s now possible to get a library card

Doyle: The True Meridian

About a decade ago, an English teacher friend of mine ruined the 4th of July for me. At the end of the school year, my first as a teacher, I'd expressed

Krupp: Odd Growing Season

I'd been hoping for a summer of gardening with intervals of blue skies and sun interspersed with soft rain and even a few rainbows. But of course, that's

Henningsen: Abigail's Independence

In July 1776 Abigail Adams faced one of the most difficult challenges of her life. And, like many women at the time, she did it alone.Colonial American

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