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Letter to the Editor, June 12, 2024

The Best Part of Living in Montpelier To the Editor:  I wanted to take an opportunity...

The Best Graduation Gift: Time to Fly the Nest

By Miriam Voran, Ph.D. Graduations celebrate accomplishments; they are also good-byes with eyes on what’s ahead. Yet some parents...

A State of Mind: Earn It!

The commemorations of the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings on Normandy last week, coming in such close proximity to Father’s Day,...

The Way I See It: At Home with Rudyard Kipling, Vermonter

Like most English majors of a certain age, I’d read a bit of Rudyard Kipling, including such famous poems as “Gunga Din”...

A Public Education Vermonters Support and Value

By Margaret MacLean Over the past 14 years Vermont has enacted three sweeping school district consolidation laws. The overarching...

History Corner: Stagecoach Lines Enliven the Village

Montpelier and other prominent towns were key spots on the pre-railroad stagecoach lines. There were, in the time between 1800 and 1830,...

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A Message from City Hall: Department of Public Works Summer Projects 

By Zach Blodgett, Deputy Director of Public Works The arrival of springtime weather means “Construction Season” in Vermont is...

A Message from City Hall: Springing Into 2024

It wouldn’t be March in Vermont without the promise of spring just around the corner. The switch back to daylight saving time...

Vote Yes on the School Budget 

By Joe Carroll I am a Montpelier resident, a teacher at Montpelier High School, and the president of our...