This week’s Young Writers Project is ‘Two’ by Vivien Sorce, 13, of Hinesburg.
A review panel that has yet to hold a public hearing is facing a Dec. 31 deadline to file a final report.
“It’s a constant battle to try to get people aware and prepared for what they’re getting into. I think that that has probably been exacerbated this year,” said Neil Van Dyke, the search and rescue coordinator for the state.
“I think we need these points of connection to get us through to a post-pandemic world,” Vermont poet Major Jackson said during an online event featuring 50 authors.
Volunteers are donating candy to students at three schools, trying to make up for the fact that the annual Halloween parade was called off.
With activism that stemmed from her own life experiences, the West Townshend-born woman was at the forefront of social reform in the 19th century.
“We all need to find ways to balance the seriousness of the pandemic with some fun,” said state epidemiologist Patsy Kelso. “And if Halloween is your kind of fun, you can find safe ways to celebrate.”
Speakers from across Vermont drew crowds and called for a newer, more inclusive “women’s march” movement.
This week’s Young Writers Project is ‘Happiness’ by Ainsley Carr, 9, of Middletown Springs.
When the pandemic closed Mount Norris Scout Reservation Camp, sixty-one-year-old Clint Buxton decided to fulfill a 50-year-old dream.