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Sen. Jeanette White
We have just completed our first week of the new legislative biennium. Here are a few highlights to share with you.
My drive up on Wednesday morning, January 9,was a bit nerve wracking. The roads were really terrible. I allowed three hours to be safe. But then, right below White River...
10 years ago:
The valley was bracing for the 20,000 visitors, television crews, and 282 athletes expected to attend the Dew Tour.  Competitors included hometown hero Kelly Clark.   
A fire at a house on Main Street in Readsboro left two families homeless on New Year...
“Drunk in the Woods” by Tony Whedon,
Green Writers Press, 2018

Drunk in the Woods is a collection of 16 essays, of which all but the first and last have been previously published in journals of essays, fiction, and poetry.  Many of the essays describe the harsh...
10 years ago:
Gov. Jim Douglas met with local officials to discuss damage from an ice storm that cut power for as long as a week to some Deerfield Valley residents.  Wilmington’s  expenses for cleanup and repair of municipal property would run as high as $120,000,...
DOVER- Mount Snow’s management team has undergone some changes in the past week, as part of a number of Peak Resort senior leadership team promotions and appointments brought about by the acquisition of Snow Time Inc. and its three Pennsylvania-based resorts,  Liberty Mountain, Whitetail, and...
10 years ago:
Windham County and other parts of Vermont were waiting for FEMA to tally the damage following a devastating ice storm that brought down trees, power lines, and even utility poles around the state.  The state threshold to qualify for federal aid was $1 million...
10 years ago:
An icy storm brought down trees, power lines, and even utility poles, knocking power out around the valley and much of the state.  Hundreds of crews were brought in from outside the region to help restore power.  Power company officials said it was the worst...

Marcia Dorey
In his second letter to the church, John, who became the leader of the church in Jerusalem, reminds us, “Beloved, since God loves us so much, we also ought to love one another.” In this holy season, both Hanukkah and Christmastide, John seeks to remind us that the ability to love is an...

Judge David Larsen, right, reviews the “Kiamism” proposal as Liam Wendell looks on.
WHITINGHAM - At Twin Valley Middle High School on Monday, groups of eighth-grade students proposed new forms of government for the United States. Then they debated them. Those debates, however, weren’t with each other. They were with the people who grapple with government issues daily: senators,...
“Uncivil Liberties: A Novel” by Bernie Lambek
Rootstock Publishing, 2018

Kerry Pearson, a Montpelier high school girl, is found dead at the foot of a cliff in Mahady Park. A scrap of paper in her purse reads “I can’t go on anymore. I’m sorry.”  Everybody is shocked...

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