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Jim Jeffords was a very decent, low-key, down-to-earth person. Vermonters understood that Jim, who died Aug. 18 at age 80, loved the state and our way of life.
David Mears, commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation, told members of the Associated Industry of Vermont on Tuesday that the state must make it easier for developers to apply for environmental permits such as those for stormwater, septic and wetlands.
In Sicily, they say that fish start rotting from the head. In the past few months, as we've gotten closer and closer to the end of President George W. Bush's failed terms in office, we've been witnessing a mind-boggling amount of corruption, greed, evil, and downright stupidity.
What a spectacular way to kick off a rainy Thursday evening in Vermont! Yelp's most wine-curious and rain-impervious Vermonters arrived at East Shore Vineyard on July 31, ready for a night of sipping, gnoshing and socializing.
Republican gubernatorial front-runner Scott Milne will host a Tele-Town Hall Meeting Thursday evening at 7:30, engaging voters from around Vermont in an interactive telephone discussion.
The Vermont Department of Health is urging young adults to get vaccinated. A press release says every year young adults across the United States suffer serious health problems, are hospitalized, and even die from diseases that could be prevented by vaccines.
Four Appellate Court justices unanimously voted today to reject Gov. Andrew Cuomo's suit to remove Fordham professor Zephyr Teachout from the ballot-marking Mr. Cuomo's third failed attempt to eliminate the longshot candidate from contention in the Democratic primary.
The Vermont Student Assistance Corporation is offering funding to help cover dual enrollment courses for low-income high school students.
Nearly a year after Vermont Health Connect went live, the state's online insurance exchange still has a number of gaping operational holes into which plenty of Vermonters have fallen - even disappeared.
Best-known for his roles in The Amazing Spider-Man, Royal Pains and The Exorcism of Emily Rose , Campbell Scott takes to the Weston Playhouse stage for Anton Chekhov 's wistful comedy, Uncle Vanya.
People always say that Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas is a nice man. But he has character as well as policy failings which we can no longer afford to overlook.
Health officials in Vermont are concerned over several overdoses from a synthetic drug called "spice" in New Hampshire.
Former Vermont U.S. Sen. James Jeffords, who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent, died Monday at the age of 80. Some reaction to his death: "While we are saddened by our father's passing, we take comfort in the knowledge that he lived a full life, from the hills of Vermont to the halls of ... (more)
Michelle and I send our deepest sympathies to the family of Senator James M. Jeffords on his passing.
Former U.S. Senator Jim Jeffords has passed away. He was 80 years old. "He was a partner in our work for Vermont, and he was a friend.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 12:38 am
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