YWP: ‘Self-portrait as a Butterfly’

This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “Self-portrait as a Butterfly” by Luna Isham, a student at Harwood Union High School in Duxbury.

SCOV Law Blog: An appeal of summary judgement in a malpractice case

A man lost vision in one eye from an infection following surgery. After summary judgement is granted to the doctor, the patient appeals.

Kim Elizabeth Gale obituary

The beloved wife of Jeff Danziger, passed away quietly early January 26 morning, after a long and courageous battle against cancer.

YWP: ‘The Bird that Dared to Sing’

This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “The Bird that Dared to Sing” by Katherine Duan, an eighth-grader at Crossroads Academy in Lyme, New Hampshire.

SCOV Law: Is Dad’s tirade against coach assault?

The father argues that his speech was protected under the First Amendment of the Constitution.

Dedication of Sen. Sally Fox Conference Center 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today

The State of Vermont is dedicating a new conference center this evening in honor of Sen. Sally Fox who died of lung cancer two years ago. The dedication will be held 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today. Fox was a longtime House representative and senator from South Burlington who dedicated her legislative career to helping […]

Act 250 commission lets outside talks continue on Exit 4 plan

The District 3 Environmental Commission had agreed to put on hold until mid-February any conclusion about a pending Act 250 review of Jesse “Sam” Sammis’ proposed development at Exit 4 in Randolph, in order to allow Sammis and two project opponents time to explore possible resolution of their differences.

Photo gallery: U.S. Paralympic Nationals at Craftsbury Outdoor Center

Twenty athletes from the U.S. and Canada participated in four days of racing at the Northeast Kingdom cross-country ski center.

VTDigger wins $35,000 INNovation fund grant

VTDigger is one of 15 grantees of the INNovation Fund program. The grantees represent $416,000 in projects that test new ways of funding and distributing great journalism and engaging people around news and public issues.

YWP: ‘Noises at Night and Their Effect on Children’

This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “Noises at Night and Their Effect On Children” by Hannah Frasure, an eighth-grader at Endeavour Middle School in Shelburne.

SCOV Law Blog: Understanding standing and party status

After the Public Service Board granted the Basin Harbor Club a permit for solar panels, a neighbor’s appeal for reconsideration was rejected because she lacked party status. The Vermont Supreme Court hears the case.

Text of Gov. Peter Shumlin’s 2016 budget address

The governor says: “Let’s remember where we started. Five years ago, our state was staggering from the blows of the Great Recession, revenues were in free-fall, and there were no easy choices. Vermont’s General Fund revenues had fallen by nearly 15 percent, and we were faced with a $176 million budget gap.”

Watch Gov. Shumlin’s 2016 Budget Address

Watch Gov. Shumlin’s 2016 budget address live from the Statehouse. Livestream courtesy CCTV.

Q & A with groundbreaking folk artist Janis Ian

John Killacky, executive director of the Flynn, interviews Ian about her life, work and audio performance of the novel “Patience and Sarah” about two women who fall in love in 19th century New England.

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