Jasper Goodman is a rising sophomore at Harvard University, where he is a news and sports reporter for the Harvard Crimson, the school's independent student daily newspaper. A native of Waterbury and a 2018 graduate of Harwood Union High School, Jasper previously spent five years as a sports correspondent for the Barre-Montpelier Times Argus. For eight years, he made weekly appearances on WDEV Radio with hall-of-fame broadcaster Ken Squier. He also spent two summers as the radio play-by-play voice of the Vermont Mountaineers baseball team. In 2018, he was a summer journalism intern at The Hill newspaper in Washington, D.C.
Child care centers, which have long struggled to fill jobs, say the system has been further strained by the coronavirus, and they fear a state program announced last week could make it even harder to find staff.
Only Auditor Doug Hoffer faced a primary challenge, and he easily downed Rep. Linda Joy Sullivan of Dorset, whom he may face again in the general election after she received write-in votes for the Republican nomination.