Historians look back to war ‘that created the world’ we live in

The question of how far to cede liberties in the face of terrorism is “exactly the same dilemma that the First World War generation had,” said one of the writers at an annual Norwich University event.

More Syrian refugee families to come to Rutland

Four refugee families that have been cleared by federal officials will be resettling in Rutland before the end of the federal fiscal year, Sept. 30.

Vermonter has diplomatic view of U.S. State Department

W. Patrick Murphy returned to his boyhood hometown of Brattleboro last week and fielded questions about the nation’s changing relationship with the world.

In fight against opiates, advocates endorse honesty

Drug abuse prevention and recovery workers stress the need for more open and frank discussions with young people – starting in elementary schools.

Then Again: A controversial voice for change

Anarchist Emma Goldman met support among many workers and women, but opposition from official quarters, when she spoke in Barre.

YWP: ‘The Importance of Pronouns’

This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “The Importance of Pronouns” by Emily Hess, a sophomore at Peoples Academy in Morrisville.

Then again: Sculptor’s death stunned Barre immigrant community

The hurly-burly of 19th century politics sometimes triggered violence. In December 1900, anarchists ambushed the Barre police chief shooting him in the abdomen, but he survived. In a similar attack the following year in Buffalo, an anarchist killed President McKinley.

‘Milk-off’ pits Nintendo gamers vs. dairy farmers

But instead of milking real bovines, the competitors harvested digital milk from digital cows.

YWP: ‘Thank You, to a Town Where I Used to Live’

This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “Thank You, to a Town Where I Used to Live” by Isabel Blankenbaker, a student at Barstow Memorial School in Chittenden.

A Vermonter dishes the dirt on spring cleaning struggles

Pawlet writer and self-described “collector” Eve O. Schaub is author of the new book “Year of No Clutter.”

‘If I’d only … my son would still be alive today’

John Halligan has told 1 million students and counting the story of his son Ryan, a 13-year-old Vermonter who killed himself after facing a tsunami of social media torments.

WATCH LIVE: A Conversation With Warren Strobel

Warren Strobel’s talk in Burlington on Tuesday can be viewed as a livestream courtesy of Channel 17. The event starts at 6:30 PM and is sponsored by Milne Travel.

Then Again: A use for Vermont’s leftover bits and pieces

Gores may have started as accidents, but they soon became useful to the Legislature, which doled them out almost like consolation prizes to people petitioning the state for land.

Weston actor and lawmaker Sam Lloyd dies at age 91

The onetime Broadway understudy for Walter Matthau and castmate of Dustin Hoffman was among the authors of Vermont’s Act 250 land-use law.