By REP. CARL ROSENQUIST (R-Franklin-1, Georgia) I was assigned to the Human Resources Committee in Montpelier. We have spent the past five weeks listening to reports from the various agencies within the purview of our committee. Currently, we spend approximately … Read more
Our governor has proposed level-funding our schools this year in an effort to slow down our property tax increases and make Vermont a more affordable place to live. It’s unfortunate that the Milton School Board has proposed increasing the school … Read more
What a wonderful winter celebration weekend! The Milton Recreation Department would like to thank everyone who braved the cold and beautiful snow and attended the Milton Winter Festival events February 10-12. Thank you to all of Milton Winter Festival’s spectacular … Read more
By REP. MITZI JOHNSON (D-Grand Isle/Chittenden) It feels good to be home for the weekend, sitting in front of a toasty woodstove, reading the details of the governor’s budget recommend. OK, that last part may not be your cup of tea, … Read more
Inside this week’s paper, readers will find a flyer from Vermont Right to Life, a pro-life advocacy group that aims to inform public opinion on abortion and physician-assisted death. The last time our papers ran this flyer – a paid … Read more
By REP. BEN JOSEPH (D-Grand Isle/Chittenden) On Friday the 13th of this month, I completed my first week of work as a Vermont legislator. I have been assigned to the Education Committee, which seems to be flooded with suggestions for … Read more
I am writing in response to the Craig Adams’ letter “Maybe Milton School District has extra money to spend?” printed in the 12/24/2016 Milton Independent. I, too, agree with the writer of this letter. Why would the school board members … Read more
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