￼The Middlebury Select Board recently authorized the following statement clarifying the ￼Board's position on the Vermont Gas Pipeline and its impact on Middlebury by a vote of six in favor (George, Nuovo, Artim, Bingham, Baker, Forbes) and one opposed (Shashok):
Castleton State College and the Castleton Summer Concert Series on the Green series have formed a mutually beneficial partnership.
It seems pretty clear by now that there are many innovative ways to bring solar into Rutland. Green Mountain Power’s most recent announcement of a pilot central solar lease program with NRG Residential Solar, a division of the largest solar developer in the United States, is an important milestone in our effort to make Rutland the Solar Capital of New England.
The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) urges Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin to continue his opposition to the sales taxes included in the budget proposals recently approved by both the Vermont Senate and House of Representatives.
The Middlebury Rotary Club is launching its Flag Raising Project to promote patriotism and raise funds for charitable use in our community.
Using the same service days, 29, and the same kWh, 555, a spreadsheet calculation shows my February 2013 electric bill is 3.8 percent greater than my February 2012 bill.
When the annual transportation bill came out on the House floor, with its numerous construction and maintenance projects, it proposed a combination of fuel tax increases and new bonding to close a $36 million gap between available revenues and spending.
It is time to rethink one-party rule in Montpelier.
On the heels of the Vermont bill making small adjustments to contain property tax increases, and in a session in which we were forced into a big hike in the penny-rate (with another big hike predicted for next year), it seems contradictory to add a new spending mandate on our schools.
To the editor
What editor Lou Varricchio is addressing in the editorial "More taxes and Montpelier’s budget mess", is the "Vermont anomaly" in which otherwise rational people vote against their own interests.
I would like to respond to Jim Callahan’s Guest Viewpoint piece in the March 22 issue of the Vermont Eagle.
Letter to the editor
On April 14, members, friends and supporters of the ARC Rutland Area welcomed in the end of winter by attending a great dance party sponsored by the Sunshine Fund and the Bomoseen Grange.
I would like to respond to Jim Callahan’s Guest Viewpoint piece in the March 22 issue of the Vermont Eagle...
There’s been speculation around Gov. Peter Shumlin’s proposed tax on break open tickets sold in Vermont’s Veterans, fraternal and service organizations and how much revenue it might produce. Potentially it could raise no new revenue and could put much of the charitable work done through these organizations in serious jeopardy.
Letters to the editor
Homophobia has little or nothing to do with being against the redefinition of marriage. Marriage was established for the protection families.