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VERMONT- Vermont is taking a step toward a statutory code of ethics.  Public input is needed.
Does meaningful government ethics oversight in Vermont require an ethics code in statute? The answer is most definitely yes.   
Two bills introduced this last session asked the ethics...
Is the United States fundamentally a contrarian culture? Are people unwilling to see more than two sides to any issue? Is that why we fight over simple things like wearing masks to help decrease the spread of a virus?
Sometimes it helps enormously to clarify our view of something in our own life or our own country and culture to have someone from elsewhere present a fresh impression of us. 
De Tocqueville did so in the 1700s and his commentary is still quoted today. I was watching a video clip of Trevor...

Floods coursed through downtown Wilmington, reaching the deck of the Route 9 bridge. Note the former bank in the photo, which burned down years later.

10 years ago:
Dover officials were pursuing a program through the Vermont Telecommunications Authority that would bring high-speed internet to East Dover.  The VTA’s Backroads Broadband program would connect 10,000 Vermont residents in areas that were lacking service.  Dover was...
Emily Mulherin, recipient of the Jesse Corum Scholarship, holding check and flowers.
BRATTLEBORO- CCV early childhood education student Emily Mulherin received a $2,500 scholarship from the Brattleboro Rotary Club Gateway Foundation on Tuesday. 
Mulherin has always loved working with children. She’s currently an assistant teacher in the infant room at Brattleboro Centre...
MONTPELIER- The Vermont State Colleges System Board of Trustees voted to appoint interim chancellor Sophie Zdatny to serve as the next chancellor. Zdatny, a six-year veteran of the organization, has been leading the VSCS since late April when chancellor Jeb Spaulding announced his resignation....
BURLINGTON-  Kaya Mulligan, of South Londonderry, who is majoring in social work, was named to the Champlain College trustees’ list for the spring 2020 semester.
Hartford, CT- Morgen R. Janovsky, of Wilmington, VT, has been named to the University of Hartford’s spring 2020 dean’s list. 
PROVIDENCE- Johnson & Wales University students Emma and Natalia Thorsson, of West Dover, VT,  have been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2020 term. Emma, a freshman, and Natalia, a senior, are the daughters of Carina Hellstrom and Magnus Thorsson.
RANDOLPH CENTER- The following students graduated from the practical nursing program in the spring 2020 semester: Katherine Jacobs, of Winhall; and Ilana Newton, of Townshend.
SPRINGFIELD, MA- Western New England University announces that Elizabeth Arel, of Whitingham, VT, has been named to the spring semester 2020 dean’s list. Arel is pursuing a BA in psychology.
Students are named to the dean’s list for achieving a semester grade point average of 3.30 or...

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