The comments came amid a dispute over whether Essex Junction and Essex Town should go their separate ways. After a merger effort failed, Essex Junction is considering separation
The legislation would immediately invest an additional $12.7 million in Vermont’s child care system, including an extra $5.5 million in child care subsidies for low-income Vermonters.
A man who penned a recent letter complaining about people encroaching on a Waterbury Center disc golf course is a government official who issued his complaint under a fake name.
Some bills take a circuitous route in the Statehouse. On Thursday, the Senate approved S.100, which would mandate that all schools offer free breakfasts for Vermont students.
The Senate’s spending package would invest millions in broadband, clean water projects, restarting the court system, workforce development and stabilizing higher education.
After spending much of the legislative session working on a failed plan to address state employee and teacher pensions, the House Committee on Government Operations is finally taking up legislation that would make universal mail-in voting permanent in Vermont.
Andrea Melville, owner of ART, etc., said her landlord is threatening to not renew her gallery’s lease, contending a painting in her front window contains far-left-wing propaganda.
Members of the Senate Committee on Judiciary took issue Tuesday morning with how their recent discussions have been portrayed in the press — and went out of their way to make it clear that they weren’t a committee of bill-killers.
The Vermont National Guard closed out 2020 with almost 1,000 F-35 noise complaints from 312 individual callers.
The Senate Appropriations Committee chair’s announcement follows a decision by leaders of the U.S. House earlier this year to restore earmarks, which were banned in 2011.
The panel is considering at least one issue of discrimination, but remains tight-lipped.
Naively, I had assumed that the measure of diversity in a school system was the number of languages spoken — some 20. But the metrics are much more complex. Imagine a diversity of diets, dress, medicines, gender relationships, and religious traditions.
Part of an invitational series, from the Underground Workshop, VTDigger’s platform for student journalism.
Sherwood was entrusted by British Gen. Frederick Haldimand, governor of Canada, to create and run a critical intelligence post on Lake Champlain. With 25 men under his command, Sherwood constructed a wooden fort at Dutchman’s Point on North Hero.