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Vermont Ranks First For Health Security Preparedness

By Marc Arnold

May 10, 2017

Filed under Local

For the second year running, Vermont scored highest among the 50 states and District of Columbia in public health protection readiness, according to the latest results from the National Health Security Preparedness Index. Funded...

Fortnightly Feature: Chipman Hill

By Morgan Perlman, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

Filed under Local

For an accessible, quick and nearby adventure in celebration of Vermont’s warmer May weather, Chipman Hill is a special place. Just on the outskirts of the northern part of town, Chipman Hill may just be the most prominent geographic...

Green Mountain Adventures Opens on Main Street

By Sophie Slotnick, Contributing Writer

May 3, 2017

Filed under Local, Showcase

If you did not notice on your last run or walk through town, there is a brand new storefront along Main Street. At the beginning of April, Middlebury Mountaineer, previously located next to Leatherworks, moved to 56 Main Street. In...

Vermont House Bill Tackles Issues of Racial Bias

By Amelia Pollard

April 26, 2017

Filed under Local

As one of the whitest states in the country, Vermont is attempting to adjust for racial bias after data has surfaced surrounding discrimination in traffic stops. The demand for legislative action has stemmed from a state-based...

Middlebury Foods in the Spotlight

By Ellie Greenberg

April 20, 2017

Filed under Local

Tables are set up in a line, speed-dating style—only instead of dating, think farming. Around 30 Vermont growers (consisting of produce and livestock farmers, cheese makers and product makers of soup and energy bars) gathered...

HomeShare Vermont Celebrates 35th Anniversary

By Amelia Pollard

April 20, 2017

Filed under Local

Last year, Geoff, a 24-year-old graduate of St. Michael’s College with a degree in Philosophy, was looking for affordable housing in Vermont. Del, an 89-year-old retired G.E. and I.B.M. employee, was seeking a housemate willing...

Vermont Senate Passes Shield Law Bill

By James Finn

April 20, 2017

Filed under Local

A Vermont state senate committee voted unanimously on March 22 to pass a media “shield” bill. The bill will protect Vermont journalists from having to disclose sensitive information obtained in interviews in court cases, particularly...