GMO Labeling in Vermont: Retailer Experience, Data Dispute Cost Concerns

While many large media outlets have described Vermont’s mandatory GMO labeling initiative as a “controversial” move, independent research indicates that no fewer than 64 countries containing over 40% of the…

Hartford Woman takes new turn as Mrs. Vermont

by Tim Camerato for Valley News, from VTDigger.org WILDER — Working as a ballet teacher in 2007, Alanna Mayer had no experience as a pageant contestant. Unlike many of the women…

What Americans Don’t Get About Nordic Countries

When U.S. politicians talk about Scandinavian-style social welfare, they fail to explain the most important aspect of such policies: selfishness.

Vermont’s First Women of the Long Trail

by Sarah Tuff Dunn for Seven Days You’re a woman in 1927, just seven years after the 19th Amendment has given you the right to vote. You live in the…

Budget Writers Say $35 Million Needed in New Revenues

by Anne Galloway at VTDigger Members of the House tax and budget committees commiserated Friday over the bad news: This year, just like last year, lawmakers are having trouble resolving the state’s…

Turkey Hunting Seminars, April 2 & 3

MONTPELIER, Vt. – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is hosting two free turkey hunting seminars this spring – one on Saturday, April 2, the other on Sunday, April 3….

It’s Time to Remove Bird Feeders

MONTPELIER, Vt. – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says warm spring weather and melting snows are causing bears to come out of their winter dens early in search of…

New Artisans Market to Open in East Berkshire

Originally posted in Front Porch Forum Mar 31, 2016, 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM We invite you to the opening of artisans Market – March 31st from 4pm until 7pm….

Americans fear a life of ‘dead-end crap jobs with crap wages’

by Heather Long at CNN.com Jo-Ann was a child prodigy who went to college at age 14. She graduated and landed a coveted job at Citigroup. Soon she was flying around…

Volunteers Needed to Report Roadkill Sightings: WildPaths Project to Document Wildlife Crossing Roadways

Montgomery – As spring warms our region, animals are on the move and will often be seen both successfully and unsuccessfully crossing roadways. Cold Hollow to Canada is seeking volunteers…