New technological advances allow us to use wood to build tall buildings. These components are made by joining smaller pieces of wood together and are called mass timber.
Stephen Terry: Truth to power (lines): underground
Undergrounding of retail electric lines is becoming standard utility practice, a welcome change of utility management philosophy — all driven by the devastating impact of climate change.
Peter Berger: With all that’s changed: Poor Elijah’s look at firearms
Unrecognizable child corpses aren’t the “price of freedom.” The more guns we’ve produced, the more we’ve endangered our lives, and the more grotesque our children’s dreams have become.
Robby Porter: We need a new value system adapted to the modern world
Our challenges are largely moral questions, many of them focused on economic justice. Is it right that some Americans can afford to sightsee in space while others cannot afford to get their teeth fixed?
Letter to the editor: S.6 would have prevented police from threatening and lying to kids
Three years after Vermont stated its commitment to eradicate systemic racism, it appears the governor has moved on, and our communities are worse off for that.
Letter to the editor: On climate change, we must accept the facts and the responsibility
Don't be fooled by those who want to diminish our own responsibility by falsely indicting others.
Will Eberle: Go and say it to their face
Go to the hotels and see how little people have and how hard their lives are. Then, if you still decide to take away the humble scraps they have managed to string together, look them in the eyes. Go and say it to their face.
Rep. Kathleen James: Your $1,200 invoice will not be arriving in the mail
These policies will help us to build stronger families, schools, communities and stable state government, while making life more affordable for many Vermonters.
Sims & Kornheiser: Child care is a public good, so let’s make it public
An overwhelming 78% of Vermont residents say they favor the state increasing funding to ensure there are enough high-quality, affordable child care programs for children under age 5.
Nicholas Boke: This is how it’s supposed to work
Legislators are supposed to vote on the bill, based on what they think is feasible and practical, although it may not be exactly what they want.