By CAROLYN BRANAGAN Franklin-1 Given the fragile economy our state faces, I have been worried for quite a while that IBM might decide to leave the state, taking with it many employees who not only have a high level work … Read more
Michael Sirotkin, who was appointed to fulfill the term of his wife, Sally Fox, as Chittenden County senator, is seeking a full two-year term in the Vermont Senate to continue Sally’s ideals and advocacy for Vermonters. Michael shares these ideals … Read more
I am supporting Dustin Degree and Norm McAllister for Vermont state senate. These two guys make a good team. They not only understand the problems facing Franklin County and Vermont, but they also have the courage and drive to tackle … Read more
I have followed the career of the late Sen. Sally Fox and have always been impressed by her energy and compassion. Her husband, Sen. Michael Sirotkin, who accepted her seat in late January, is following in Sally’s tradition and has … Read more
Because of the harm that tobacco products cause, the industry is bound by limitations on advertising, marketing and promotion of cigarettes and other tobacco products. However, retail stores are the primary place where tobacco companies recruit new tobacco users, and … Read more
Milton suffered a great loss on Sunday, Oct. 5 with the passion of Doris Mears. She was devoted to family, church and community. Doris and her husband, Paul, were never too busy to lend a helping hand. Her doughnuts will … Read more
I can’t believe that in less than a month I will be on my way home to Milton. What an amazing journey these last two years in Ketane, Lesotho have been. It has been an experience of a lifetime, and … Read more
Fall is officially here, and along with the dropping temperatures, early sunsets and Halloween decorations comes the craving for a good scary story. Curl up on the couch with one of our recommended reads, all available at Milton Public Library. … Read more
To the voters of Chittenden Senate District: During my four terms in the Vermont Senate, I worked with numerous legislators who represented a variety of political views. The successful ones and the ones who had the respect of their colleagues … Read more
On behalf of the Milton Fire Department, I would like to thank the Milton town school system for supporting our efforts to spread the word about fire prevention and home safety. We have worked with the school system to share … Read more
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