Slow down, enjoy the walk
Anyone who’s driven Route 100 through Dover this summer has probably been held up by the construction going on in West Dover village. No doubt many get frustrated by the delays, as we all do during...
Aug 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer fun, volunteer run
When the summer temperatures peak and daylight is at its zenith, the list of things to do around the area grows longer than an elephant’s trunk. There are so many events to pick and choose from, it...
Aug 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Primary vote important
Wait! There’s a primary on Tuesday? That’s true. For those who don’t follow local Vermont politics, that may come as a bit of a shock. After all, didn’t we have a presidential primary back in March...
Aug 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Old school, new thinking
It might be a little early to start thinking about school again. Summer is in full swing, and most students are enjoying their time away from classes. But there is one school issue that calls for c...
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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Your opinion matters in small town Vermont
One of the great things about living in a small Vermont town is that people’s opinions matter. We’ve seen that time and time again: at Town Meeting, school board sessions, selectboard gatherings, o...
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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Violence is no solution
Earlier this summer, the country was shocked with the horror of the Pulse Nightclub mass shootings in Orlando. This past week, people around the world have seen two men shot and killed by police of...
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A plan to remember
Jul 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
Mullen Report still valid seven years later Economic development continues to be something talked about repeatedly around the area. Just last week, we ran an article about the Southeastern Vermont ...
The mother of all exiles
Jun 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned...
Repeal? Be careful what you wish for
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second time in two years, voters in a Deerfield Valley town will be asked to decide whether or not to repeal their zoning bylaws. Last year, Readsboro voters decided to keep their zoning in...
Change of seasons brings many changes with it
Jun 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
Monday is the first day of summer. While that day, June 20, marks the physical and chronological change of season, there are also some emotional and metaphysical transformations that take place wit...
A problem of capacity
Jun 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
This week’s article about the Hermitage Club and its issues with permit delays points to an ongoing problem in government that receives scant attention, except from anyone trying to obtain those pe...
Old school opinions
Jun 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
One thing that’s great about living in a small town is that people who have strong opinions often get the opportunity to express them and often have them taken seriously. Take the former high schoo...