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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Marketing And Managing Vermont’s Natural Resources And Forests

By Vote for Vermont Pat McDonald and Ben Kinsley are co-hosts of the show “Vote for Vermont.” Joining them on a recent show was Michael Snyder, Commissioner of Vermont’s Department of Forest, Parks and Recreation (FPR). Michael has been a long-time forester, serving for 14 years as head Chittenden County forestry in addition to 12 years of teaching...

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American Made: ***1/2

By Max’s View There is a frightening force of evil and instability in the world. This organization doesn’t acknowledge borders, doesn’t respect democracy, and doesn’t care about human life. This organization even successfully influences foreign elections. If only we had a leader who would stand up to them. But no such luck. Certain presidents are a...

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Opinion Editorial: Vermont Is Not Wavering on Clean Water

By Julie Moore Secretary, Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Despite the Scott Administration’s commitment to restoring Vermont’s waterways and funding clean water initiatives, recent news stories have contained inaccurate information and given the false impression that we’re decelerating our efforts. This is simply not the case. The Agency of Nat...

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Guest Opinion: Senator Dick McCormack and Representative Mary Sullivan Have a Message.

“As Co-Chairs of the Climate Solutions Caucus in the legislature we are hoping to work with Gov. Phil Scott on ways to reduce our carbon footprint. Doing this will transform our economy to a post-carbon future that greatly benefits the economy of Vermont, creating jobs, improving the health of our citizens and protecting our environment as a whole....

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I Was Appalled

To the Editor: I was appalled at the column Max’s View in the October 4 edition of The World. He called all who are opposed to breathing someone else’s cigarette smoke “propagandists”, based upon what seems to be his own personal beliefs. He did not reference or quote any studies to prove his position that “second hand smoke isn’t deadly” and that...

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My Great Air Conditioner Ritual

By G. E. Shuman Our lives are filled with rituals. I’ve come to the conclusion that that’s just the way it is. Some of these rituals are intentional and cherished ones, like holiday traditions and church attendance, although church attendance should mean more than that. Some of our rituals, or oft-repeated happenings that become rituals, are much l...

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4 laundry personalities: Where do you fit?

Chic, trendy, sporty, bohemian, sophisticated, fun, classic — you probably have a clear vision of your fashion and style personality. But do you know your laundry personality? How you wash the clothes you wear is every bit as personal and unique to you as the clothes themselves. Knowing your laundry personality could help ease the load and ma...

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The Power of Paying It Forward

        By Katie Moritz Sometimes, it takes a stranger and two newly adopted dogs to remind us that kindness and selflessness really do exist. Angela Tash and her husband saw this first-hand the other night at dinner. When a piece of lettuce fell from the table, Angela and her husband watched in shock as one of their newly adopt...

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Safe & Included

Dear Editor, During this past month, we welcomed back to Montpelier Public Schools all our students, pre-kindergarten through twelfth graders. I spent a substantial amount of time in our classrooms, visiting with students and teachers as they returned to learn some new routines, meet classmates for the first time, reconnect with classmates they alr...

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We Need to Understand What the Pharmaceutical Industry Does to Us

To The Editor, We have all heard horrible stories about the price gouging by the pharmaceutical industry (Big Pharma). We hear far less about why they are able to get away with it. Now, thanks to a successful American businessman who got tired of watching high drug prices damage his ability to provide decent benefits to his employees, you can find...

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