Vermont would be wise to take a lead from the widely accepted international development strategy that investing in women and girls is a powerful economic growth and stability tool.
The Agency of Natural Resources is holding an informal meeting on Oct. 7 to get public input before we begin the formal legal process of issuing a water quality certification for the Waterbury Reservoir Dam.
On Sept. 11, 54 U.S. senators voted along party lines to amend the U.S. Constitution so as to essentially do away with the First Amendment.
Garrison Nelson’s lengthy tribute to James M. Jeffords is very much the perspective of a liberal Democrat activist who over the years has rejoiced in the grief inflicted on Republicans by Jeffords.
The current health care system unfairly burdens Vermont businesses and individuals who pay health insurance premiums by requiring them to subsidize the services that government programs (Medicaid and Medicare) provide but don’t fully pay for.
The president, who friend or foe alike have praised or pummeled for his risk aversion, is now evidently taking the biggest risk of all — getting directly involved in another Middle East War.
Now, after 60-plus years of being in business and having made a lot of money and some bad decisions, nuclear plant operators are coming back to you, the taxpayer, for yet another handout.
While curriculum rebounds between “Ovid” and Mark Zuckerberg, battle lines on the assessment front are drawn between proponents of standardized testing and educators who rail against what they deride as “drill and kill” education.
The health of our beloved and life-supporting lake is threatened by phosphorus overloading from runoff throughout the watershed.
Continuing a half hearted, underfunded and under-regulated effort … has not given the public the improvements the EPA and Vermont state government are required to produce and will not in the future.
Across the state, forward-thinking professionals are reaching out to professionals in other economic sectors — whether for-profit, nonprofit, or government — to build innovative solutions to societal problems and forge partnerships to help sustainability overall.
The sad reality is that the failed roll-out of Vermont Health Connect is hardly an anomaly in the world of IT projects.