Limiting portable grants hurts options for low-income students — Julia Tabor

Three thousand eight hundred low-income college-bound Vermonters take part in a grant program administered by the Vermont Student’s Assistance Corporation, drawing from the Vermont Education Fund. These grants currently help subsidize the post-secondary educations of many low-income Vermonters seeking their first bachelor’s degree. To be considered, students must demonstrate financial need. These grants are “portable”… Read More »

Non-hunters need a voice in Vermont wildlife policy — Alana Stevenson Charlotte

The population of moose has drastically declined in Vermont due to winter ticks, brainworm, lungworm, loss of habitat and hunting. Yet the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department and Board still support a 2018 moose hunt. For too long the Department and Board (solely made up of hunters and trappers with vested self-interests) have catered to… Read More »

CVU students march in D.C.

CVU students march in D.C.

For more coverage of the student march click here By Peter Trombley After weeks of planning and fundraising, 43 members of the CVU community – 38 students and five chaperones – boarded a bus to Washington, D.C. last Friday night. Our mission was to send a message to Congress and the president that we would… Read More »

Thank you, Shelburne — Jaime Heins

I’d like to take this opportunity to thank the voters of Shelburne for coming out to the polls last Tuesday. I’m honored and privileged to be able to continue to serve on the Selectboard. I’m especially grateful to everyone who supported me in various ways during the campaign. Your energy, enthusiasm and assistance were truly… Read More »