Michelle Kersey: Either manage the housing crisis, or the crisis will manage the state
Imagine a thriving state that includes revitalized village centers with easy access to schools, restaurants and social events; diverse communities; and a greener, more sustainable Vermont.
Diane Alberts: Weakening all the state colleges to save a few
Does it really make sense to have students scattered in various corners of the state to maintain a couple of institutions that can’t keep up?
Peter DeBrul: Keep your eyes peeled; you could spot a harbor seal
Last summer, to my surprise, I saw a yard-long American eel swimming northward. I was surprised that she was swimming in daytime and was surprised that she was swimming there at all.
Leigh Seddon: Fossil fuel price shocks have imposed economic pain on Vermont since 1973
The Affordable Heat Act is not and should not be a partisan issue. Our state’s economic security, energy affordability, and community resilience all require a transition away from fossil fuels.
Letter to the editor: Is it all hands on deck, or will this planet sink?
Politicians will do the hard things only when their constituents demand it of them. Without public demand, taking bold action will just land them out of office.
Letter to the editor: All institutions that rely on taxpayer funds should play by the same rules
If private or independent schools want to use taxpayer funds to operate their institutions, they must abide by the same requirements as public schools.
Letter to the editor: Libraries are the soul of universities and colleges
An excellent Vermont artist, Ann Young, has made the perfect painting commentary of the recent action.
Letter to the editor: Opioid process slanted toward the status quo
Vermont needs to stand up to entrenched power when it costs the lives of Vermonters through the willful mismanagement of time, treasure and talent.
Caleb Magoon: Planning is having a moment in Lamoille County
The future of our region is bright, but let’s mold a Vermont we want to see for the future and for our kids.