For students who attend college in Vermont but hail from states where such procedures are severely restricted or outlawed, they are able to legally access certain reproductive health care while at school, but their rights differ once they head home for the summer.
Vermont’s career and tech education system needs repair, report says
A 79-page report recommends overhauling how Vermont funds and governs career and tech education.
Future is uncertain for hospital-run primary care office in West Brattleboro
The sudden departure of a nurse practitioner led to the displacement of roughly 600 patients, showing again that hospital affiliation is not always a route to stability for primary care.
Katerina Brumer: It’s not just me who wants to see trapping banned
Legholds and other unethical body-gripping trapping devices should be illegal. Not only do they cause harm for unsuspecting pets, but these baited contraptions cannot target specific species. So, any animal, wild or tame, is fair game.
Survey results continue to paint a grim picture at Springfield prison
Latest findings show low staff morale and a lack of mental health care are problems at Southern State Correctional Facility, mirroring results from a similar survey a year ago.
Jerry D’Amico: Trapping commentaries seldom right, but never in doubt
These commentaries were written by vocal adherents of an anti-trapping/anti-hunting group. It is obvious they do not support the regulated trapping of wildlife. Why do they feel the need to distort the truth?
State seeks ideas for keeping large trucks out of Smugglers Notch at local meeting￼
Seth Jensen, deputy director of the Lamoille County Planning Commission, said this project is solely focused on deterring big trucks from using the Notch road, rather than adjusting the roadway to allow them to get through.
Redistricting panel goes all in on single-member Vermont House districts
The board voted 4-3 to approve a draft map for the Vermont House of Representatives with 150 single-member districts, removing the 46 two-member House districts currently in place.
Surveys show barriers to social services in Rutland, Bennington counties
Two-thirds of respondents “stopped trying to access the supports and services they needed because they got discouraged or tired of trying. This suggests many unmet needs and a system that is unresponsive and complicated to navigate, especially on one’s own.”
New survey in Vermont reveals more trust among neighbors
News Release -- Front Porch Forum January 29, 2018 Contact: Lynn Espey firstname.lastname@example.org Burlington - Tapping 145,000 Front Porch Forum (FPF) members across Vermont, a recent independent, large-scale survey revealed that FPF members know and trust their neighbors at double national averages. They also have more hope for the future of their local communities. More […]