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A College Gift Worth Considering

There’s an old saying that you shouldn’t look a gift horse in the mouth. It comes to mind now that Middlebury College has offered two interconnected gifts to the town. To simplify the terms, these gifts come in the form of most of the money to build a new municipal building and gym, while also … Continue reading

Car Talk: From VW Bug to Ford C-Max

We all remember that first car. Mine was a 1970 VW Bug, bought at Weybridge Garage in 1974. The yellow paint was fading, and it already had 90,000 miles and several pounds of Vermont rust on it. But it was a Bug for sale at a time when Bugs were so cool as to seem … Continue reading

Death and Drugs Dominated Legislature’s Debates

Memories of the recently ended session of the Vermont Legislature have, for all but the politically addicted, faded with the late spring heat. But it’s worth taking a quick look back at the session, which will be remembered for two landmark pieces of legislation that will touch many Vermonters. This year Vermont became the first … Continue reading

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