ST. ALBANS — The annual Duct Tape Derby sledding competition saw record attendance this year, with 30 sledders racing in makeshift sleds on Feb. 20.
Charlie Kirk, founder and president of Turning Point USA, is scheduled to speak in Williston June 27.
As Gov. Phil Scott faces pushback in Vermont and nationally for a vaccination program prioritizing BIPOC Vermonters, Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger last night rejected the idea that “government should not bias any class or grouping of residents over others.”
Last Saturday, Steve Merrill, a Northeast Kingdom journalist banned from Gov. Scott’s press conferences earlier this year, told the assembled crowd about that experience and his research into Covid-19 vaccines. The longtime host of a NEKTV program recalled how the governor’s aides first accused him of being called a racist by others, then referred to his show as a ‘hobby entertainment’ not worthy of participating in a press conference before banning him. His appeals for reinstatement have been denied.
A coalition of Rutland interfaith and activist groups is seeking housing sponsors to bring refugees, asylum seekers, and migrant workers (including those here illegally) to Rutland.
ISLAND POND — There will be little or no sleep on Easter weekend this year for several members of the Green Mountain Bible Church in Island Pond, as an out-loud reading of […]
Excerpt from March 8 video, “Racism and the Secular Religion,” by UVM Prof. Aaron Kindsvatter: “There’s a new kind of discrimination on campus that’s going on that I really feel that we need to talk about, and I think that everybody is afraid to talk about it, and this discrimination is against whiteness.”
Almost 23 years before the Cambridge, Massachusetts city council Monday legalized polyamory – ‘group marriage” or domestic partnerships with more than two spouses – similar action in Vermont was predicted by Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell in a 1998 argument against civil unions.
Stratton Town Clerk Kent Young has apologized – sort of – for his Town Report essay urging newcomers to stop trying to make the tiny Windham County (population 216) town like where they came from. But some social media readers think he did just fine.
At noon on February 14, supporters of the U.S. Constitution will gather at the Vermont State House lawn for the third in a series of rallies to celebrate the Bill of Rights. Ratified in 1868, the fourteenth amendment secured liberties to newly-emancipated slaves, guaranteeing all citizens “equal protection under the law”.