Education fund changes gaining some momentum

Oct 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Abuse problem needs open, honest dialogue
“I’m going to be a junkie when I grow up.” Those are words no child ever says. But, despite our society’s best efforts, there are many adults who become just that. And while maybe “junkie” is too h...
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Plans for old school use offer many possibilities
In last week’s edition we reported about a conceptual plan created for the repurposing of the former high school building in Wilmington. As most readers will recall, the building graduated its last...
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Health exchange: not your father’s Ford, or is it?
Anyone attempting to access the Vermont Health Connect website this week was greeted with the following message: “VermontHealthConnect.gov is unavailable for a period of extended maintenance. If yo...
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Governor needs to lead, not wait on the sidelines
On Tuesday, Gov. Peter Shumlin stood near the shore of Lake Champlain and declared he was launching his campaign for reelection. Huh? We thought the governor was already running for reelection. Aft...
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Irene given little fanfare, but storm not forgotten
Last week, an anniversary of sorts passed by with little fanfare. We’re not sure how many readers noticed, certainly more than a few did. We’re talking, of course, about the third anniversary of Tr...
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Fruits of labor not sweet
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Monday is Labor Day, a holiday that has its roots in the labor struggles of the 19th century. In 1894, President Grover Cleveland declared the first Monday in September as Labor Day, to pay tribute...
Vote in the primary
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
“It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything.” Joseph Stalin While we don’t necessarily a...
New name for an old school
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s been a lot of focus recently on the newly-renovated Twin Valley Middle High School in Whitingham, for obvious reasons. What was once named Whitingham School, then renamed Whitingham Element...
No reason for groups to paper over history
Aug 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes those of us in the world of journalism become our own worst enemies. There are some in our industry who feel the need to fabricate news, or at the least go searching for stories that aren...
Completion of school projects fulfills a promise
Jul 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Major construction at Twin Valley Middle/High School will be wrapping up over the next month. When it’s finished students from Whitingham and Wilmington, as well as tuition students from around the...
Festival a testament to collective effort
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What do you get when you cross a grass-roots effort to organize events with a small, delectable fruit that only grows for a short period in the summer? The easy answer, and the correct one, is the ...