YWP: Stolen Time

Audrey Dawson is a sophomore at Essex High School. Courtesy photo

*+-This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “Stolen Time” by Audrey Dawson, a sophomore at Essex High School.

SCOV Law Blog: A brother appeals charge of simple assault and disorderly conduct

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*+-As the SCOV puts it, “Various witnesses provided conflicting accounts of the altercation” between the two brothers.

YWP: Unpredictable

Erin Lashway is a junior at Mount Mansfield Union High School. Courtesy photo

*+-This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “Unpredictable” by Erin Lashway, a junior at Mount Mansfield Union High School.

SCOV Law Blog: A question of domicile

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*+-This case is about a taxpayer appealing a decision from the Commissioner of Taxes, who held the Taxpayer failed to prove a change of domicile to obtain a homestead property tax adjustment on his Vermont residence.

Rumblestrip: A tribute to the inimitable Kendall Wild

Kendall Wild

*+-Wild was a legendary editor at the Rutland Herald where over the course of three decades he trained a generation of reporters in the art of fierce, uncompromising journalism. Audio reporter Erica Heilman invited some of those reporters to talk about what it was like to work for Wild in the 1950s, 60s and 70s.

Pfeiffer: Hillary and me

Hillary Clinton and Bryan Pfeiffer

*+-When Hillary Clinton came to the Woodstock Town Hall for a major policy address on health care in June 1993, I was determined to get an interview.

YWP: Mind Cream

Julian Greene

*+-This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “Mind Cream” by Julian Greene, a junior at Thetford Academy.

SCOV Law Blog: The technicalities of breath alcohol testing machines

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*+-In these consolidated cases, defendants appeal the trial court’s denial of their motions to suppress breath alcohol test results obtained by the DataMaster DMT machine.

Special Report: The data behind Vermont’s shrinking school enrollment

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*+-Declining enrollment and rising school spending have pushed Vermont to a crossroads. VTDigger examines the data behind the crisis.

Robert Todd Lincoln, harbinger of presidential doom

Robert Todd Lincoln

*+- “I am not going and they’d better not invite me,” Robert Todd Lincoln said late in life of an upcoming White House event, “because there is a certain fatality about presidential functions when I am present.”

YWP: Staircase of Dreams

Greta Hardy-Mittell

*+-This week’s Young Writers Project is “Staircase of Dreams” by Greta Hardy-Mittell, a freshman at Middlebury Union High School.

SCOV Law Blog: The rules of trusts

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*+-Lawyers are supposed to maintain special bank accounts, called client trust accounts, as the accounts in which client funds are placed.

The back story: Two Vermonts at odds over state’s future

Paul Searls

*+-Uphillers viewed the status quo in a positive light, and they resisted Downhillers’ push for change.

YWP: Reality

Petra Bajuk

*+-This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “Reality” by Petra Bajuk, a seventh-grader at Colchester Middle School.

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