A riparian zone serves ecological functions disproportionately large relative to its small land area.
As another Irene anniversary passes, I urge my fellow Vermonters to not just reflect on that which we have lost – but think about what we must do to protect our future and strengthen our state.
What are the realities of these goals for my constituents and future Vermonters?
The Vermont child protection system is too often experienced by parents as a punitive system.
There is more — much more — to be done to get us further down the road to equality for all women.
Far from empowering families economically to rise out of poverty, welfare reform has proliferated policing mechanisms against poor people while repudiating the original purpose of welfare: income support to help custodial parents make ends meet.
An Aug. 19 VTDigger article falls short in providing timely, accurate and balanced reporting concerning the ground-breaking settlement agreement reached in February between Jay Peak Resort, the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, and the Vermont Natural Resources Council.
Two recent Vermont reports suggest we embrace a broader and more interactive view of society and education.
The way the economy functions is changing, and with it the way we live our lives, both as workers and as consumers.
At its regular meeting of July 24 the Vermont State Board of Education went into an illegal executive session so as to receive legal advice regarding Act 46.
The year is 2115. The place might be anywhere. Two old men, Stan and Bill, are reminiscing.
Of the approximately 856,000 World War II veterans still alive, about 2,000 live in Vermont; among them are 28 at the Vermont Veterans’ Home in Bennington.
If you are disheartened by stories of poverty, drug abuse and crime in today’s Vermont, you may be cheered by this book of uplifting essays that describe an up-and-coming progressive state.