Republican Gov. Phil Scott proposed in his State of the State speech this week a Mobile Response Unit that would treat mental health emergencies for youth and children that would be funded by a $600,000 line item in the proposed state budget.
CLAREMONT — The Claremont School District is starting anew with its plan to study elementary school restructuring, following an arguably rough communication roll-out and conversations with educators and parents this week to clarify the district’s intent and vision.
LUDLOW, Vt. — A moose got stuck on an active railroad bridge in Vermont and was removed and relocated with minimal injuries, state fish and wildlife officials said.
CLAREMONT — Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard made an appearance in Claremont on Thursday night, just one day after she filed a complaint against 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
CLAREMONT — Community television stations, including Claremont Community TV (CCTV), still face unknowns that may dramatically impact how they operate, with lawmakers and community media advocates challenging a recent Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rule that threatens to eliminate a …
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Do you have cabin fever yet? Are the walls closing in on you? Have you watched Family Feud too much? Well, have we got walls for you! Our walls contain friendly people, meals, pool, puzzles, cribbage, chess, knitting (any needlework), bingo, exercise and, occasionally, a person leaning again… Read more
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Legislature has given final approval to a bill that would guarantee workers as many as 12 weeks of paid family leave, but its future is uncertain.
On Oct. 9, 2019, federal agents at Dulles International Airport arrested two burly men who had one-way airline tickets out of the country. The two, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, might have been foreign-born mobsters – Parnas with a Napoleanic comb-over and Fruman with hard eyes and a set jaw. Read more
The Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) has generated lots of buzz recently. Understandably so. Read more
Yes, a woman can be elected president of the United States. Read more
“Animalkind: Remarkable Discoveries about Animals and Revolutionary New Ways to Show Them Compassion” by Ingrid Newkirk & Gene Stone c.2020, Simon & Schuster
We are cruising into the fourth full week of 2020 and the second set of resolutions for steering clear of fraud and scams. How are you doing so far? Let me know by email (firstname.lastname@example.org). I can send you a fresh copy of the first five resolutions if you misplaced them.
Each year, I propose resolutions for the New Year. This year, the resolutions are coming in two installments. This first set, listed below, can be completed immediately — by the end of today, even; the second set, coming in my next column, requires more time and a sustained effort.
Everybody does, but people believe that yours would sell. Write a book, they say, your story is interesting and funny and exciting. And so you start to imagine the crowds at your book signing. You think about the money you’ll make. You picture the life of a writer. You should read “ConsiderT…
Last week, I wandered through the avian spirits and totems that appear in New World religions and mythologies, confining myself to North America. In Mesoamerica (Mexico and Central America), the Aztecs worshiped a “feathered serpent” called Quetzalcoatl, an entity that combines the attribute… Read more
SAO PAULO — A few days before Christmas, renowned pianist João Carlos Martins summoned his friends to a Sao Paulo bar so he could show off the best gift he’d received in years: a new pair of bionic gloves that are letting the 79-year-old play with both hands for the first time in more than t… Read more
BOSTON — A judge has told Aerosmith’s drummer Joey Kramer to dream on if he hopes to rejoin the band as it’s set to perform and be honored at Grammy events this week. Read more
LOS ANGELES — The men bringing James Dean back to life for a forthcoming film are aiming not just to give his digital likeness a role, but a whole new career. Read more
NEW YORK — The MacDowell Colony, one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious artist colonies, has chosen the author-educator Nell Painter as its new board chair. Read more