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Letter: Vote ‘No’ on the School Budget

To the Editor: I am a Montpelier resident and taxpayer and I urge the voters of Montpelier to vote...

History Corner: Bits About Plainfield’s Early Settlers

Baxter Bancroft resided in Plainfield longer than any other — 84 years (by 1882) — per an entry in volume IV of...

Letter to the Editor, Feb. 21, 2024

Jewish in Name Only To the Editor:  Today, the state of Israel is “Jewish” in name...

A Fairer Tax System Can Make Vermont More Affordable For All

By Jared Duval Today in Vermont, the top 1% of income earners — Vermonters who make over half a...

Montpelier’s Military Hero; America’s First Celebrity 

From time to time, the American public latches onto a military leader who brought victory in a current war or engagement. Generals...

Municipal Tax Burden: Exhibit A 

By Ben Huffman The way Vermonters use the municipal property tax is obsolete. We do not live in self-sufficient...

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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...

A Message from City Hall: Annual Voting on March 5

The annual city election is scheduled for Tuesday, March 5, with polls open at City Hall from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m....

A Message from City Hall: FY25 City Budget Proposal

I presented the City Manager’s recommended budget to the City Council last week. The Council will review this proposal on Dec. 20, Jan....