Lawmakers and the public have long shown their ambivalence about banning alcohol production and sales as a way to combat the social ills of its abuse.
Something about Mark Bushnell’s article about human hibernation sounded vaguely familiar, but it wasn’t until the last page, when he mentioned Allen Morse, that I made the connection.
James Fisk conducted his affairs — both financial and personal — with all the subtlety of a carnival barker. And that was his undoing.
Press Release — Gov. Phil Scott Monday, February 6, 2017 Contact: Rebecca Kelley 802-828-6403 [email protected] Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott declared February as Vermont African American Heritage Trail Month during a proclamation ceremony and signing at the Vermont State House today. Joined by members of the Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity, Gov. Scott […]
The story told of how one Vermont family would put their elderly and infirm into a sort of hibernation for the winter.
Lillian Gish never forgot her time in Vermont. Perhaps it was the hardships she endured to create a famous scene, and the emotional reaction it elicited from audience members.
“The continuity of having the bridge here is important for our historic past,” said the president of the Charlotte Historical Society. The restoration, funded largely with federal money, was celebrated Sunday.
When Clarina Howard Nichols took her activism to the Statehouse, she could hardly have been more alone.
The swearing-in of Calvin Coolidge as president was so humble that about the only preparation seems to have been that his father took time to shave before administering the oath.
During the mid-1900s, two governors – a Republican and a Democrat – wrought reforms that drastically expanded state government and its role in the lives of Vermonters.
By the early 1920s, although the unions were still strong, the socialist movement was in decline and a new slogan was creeping into use – The American Plan.
Gov.-elect Phil Scott is set to repeat an inaugural oath spoken by 76 predecessors. But as his six living peers can attest, the address that follows is very much one’s own.
People have long seen the state’s frozen waters as an invitation to play, although risk was often part of the excitement.
Silas Griffith was a harsh businessman, but today his legacy in the towns of Danby and Mount Tabor is one of generosity.