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Today, March 25, Brattleboro will hold its annual Representative Town Meeting. While the reps will have some meaty issues to weigh and decide on, they will also be discussing whether the town should rename Columbus Day — which falls this year … more
It was a bit of a buzz kill when Vermont's House Judiciary Committee missed a key deadline last week on a bill that would legalize small amounts of marijuana for recreational use.Fortunately, H.170 was granted an extension, approved by the committee … more
A lawsuit filed recently against the Vermont civil courts highlights a problem that's been going on for years, one that's led to civil court cases going unreported in the media for long periods of time, or not reported at all.Courthouse News … more
The plight of public radio and television, as they struggle to fend off thoughtless tax-cutters in Washington, might seem trivial compared to the terror of poor and elderly Americans contemplating the gutting of the Affordable Care Act or the … more
Undocumented immigrants are being swept up in raids and targeted arrests across the country following the current administration's crackdown on illegal immigration.In Vermont, three undocumented workers — and members of Migrant Justice, an … more
The plight of public radio and television, as they struggle to fend off thoughtless tax-cutters in Washington, might seem trivial compared to the terror of poor and elderly Americans contemplating the gutting of the Affordable Care Act or the … more
Bernie Sanders was in Brattleboro on Thursday and he was met by a packed house at the Latchis Theatre.Vermont's junior senator was in town to announce the kick off of Windham Grows, a small business development program, or "business hatchery," that … more
Vermont's independent senator Bernie Sanders minced no words when describing the American Health Care Act being proposed by Republicans in Congress and strongly supported by the president."The reality is that Donald Trump and Paul Ryan's bill is not … more
We are just not going to do it, refer to this winter storm by the name the weather experts are calling it.Names are for hurricanes, not for snow storms and blizzards, which most of us have endured year in and year out. And we are even going to … more
It's Sunshine Week, but that has nothing to do with the weather. This is the week when newspapers and secretaries of state across the country remind anyone still listening that the public has a right to access government records. The government … more
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