Editorials

Vermont Governor Phil Scott has made no secret of the fact that he will veto pending legislation this year. In a recent letter to legislators he indicated that he will veto any legislative increase ...

Last week The Valley Reporter wrote an article titled “Encouraging Dialogue,” detailing a community engagement committee meeting of the Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) on March 26. ...

The Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) and dozens of other school districts in Vermont bent over backward this year to present voters with a lean budget on Town Meeting Day last week. All ...

Last week, this writer decided to get around to replacing the torn upholstery on two office chairs. Overuse and age had left both seats shredded. Visiting dogs may have speeded the process along. A ...

Town Meetings can be short, long, dull, frustrating or filled with excitement depending on your viewpoint. However, one thing about Town Meeting Day is that it is for everyone. It is a day for ...

This week the Vermont House gave preliminary approval to H.911 which fundamentally changes how Vermonters pay for education. In theory, the bill will lower Vermonter’s property tax payments by ...

(Editor’s Note: Valley Reporter staff members share divergent opinions on the proposals to redesign the school district and whether the unintended consequences should be considered to be as ...
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