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VIDEO: Vermont Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on Women’s Issues Sept 22, 2016

VIDEO: Vermont Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on Women’s Issues Sept 22, 2016

The Vermont Commission on Women, the League of Women of Vermont, and the Vermont Federation of Business and Professional Women present a Vermont Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on Women’s Issues. Forum moderated by Anne Galloway of VTDigger.org. Candidates attending were: Bill Lee, Liberty Union Party; Sue Minter, Democratic Party; and Phil Scott, Republican Party. Forum held […]

VIDEO: Addresses by Vermont Gubernatorial Candidates Sept 20, 2016

VIDEO: Addresses by Vermont Gubernatorial Candidates Sept 20, 2016

The joint meeting of the Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition and the Vermont Coalition to End Homelessness with addresses by Vermont gubernatorial candidates Sue Minter and Phil Scott. Held at the Old Labor Hall, Barre, VT on September 20, 2016. View at https://vimeopro.com/vtvt/vip/video/183764992 or click on image below-

VIDEO: CVRPC Sept. 13, 2016 Meeting

VIDEO: CVRPC Sept. 13, 2016 Meeting

The Sept. 13, 2016 meeting of the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission included: • VT Forest Health and Integrity presentation by Commissioner Michael Snyder, VT Dept. of Forests, Parks & Recreation • Friends of the Winooski River presentation by FOTWR Executive Director Ann Smith • CVRPC Executive Director’s Report Click here or image below to […]

Montpelier Names Provencher as Finance Director

MONTPELIER — Montpelier City Manager William Fraser announced today that he has appointed Todd R. Provencher of Barre Town to the position of Finance Director for the city effective Tuesday, September 21. Provencher has served as the Acting Finance Director  for Montpelier since September 1.   He has most recently been the Accounting Manager for the city […]

Thai Food in the Capital Region: Bold, Balanced & Beautiful

Thai Food in the Capital Region: Bold, Balanced & Beautiful

by Marichel Vaught The cuisine of Thailand is a celebration of bold flavors — sour, salty, bitter, spicy. It has a reverence for local and fresh ingredients, and is a skillful and artful preparation of complex flavors that highlights every component. It has become one of the most popular cuisines in the world, and it […]

NATURE WATCH: Ingredients from Nature’s Bounty

NATURE WATCH: Ingredients from Nature’s Bounty

by Nona Estrin Tomatoes! And all the wonderful things one can do with them. Each year we call a week or two Bacon Festival. The required accompaniments are fresh Manghi’s white sliced bread and our fall lettuce, and of course, mayo!  Don’t forget baked tomato halves with Parmesan, olive oil and bread crumbs, and a […]

Josh Fitzhugh Seeks Election to the Vermont Senate

by Nat Frothingham John “Josh” Fitzhugh — a Berlin Republican convinced that state government has gotten too big, that it’s trying to do too much, and that it’s growing faster than the Vermont economy — is seeking one of three Washington County seats in the Vermont Senate on Election Day, November 8. Fitzhugh won his […]

Bill Doyle Seeks Reelection

by Nat Frothingham As part of a conversation with Washington County Senator Bill Doyle, who is seeking reelection to the Vermont Senate — Doyle discussed two or three achievements that have given him personal pleasure. He talked about his town meeting questionnaire which has given him the opportunity to find out what his constituents are […]

Federal USDA Grant Received — Honors for Staff Member Tyler Sweeten, Mary Alice Proffitt

Federal USDA Grant Received — Honors for Staff Member Tyler Sweeten, Mary Alice Proffitt

by Nat Frothingham MONTPELIER — For the two dozen or so people who gathered in the “Skylight Conference Room” at the Vermont Center for Independent Living on September 6 — the press conference that followed had two distinct moments. The first moment was business and the second was pleasure. USDA Grant Awarded During the business […]

Food for Thought: The Bridge Dishes with Food Enthusiast Tracey Medeiros

Food for Thought: The Bridge Dishes with Food Enthusiast Tracey Medeiros

Tracey Medeiros knows food. And she knows good, healthy food. Aside from being a food stylist, recipe developer and tester, she is the author of three cookbooks — “The Connecticut Farm Table Cookbook,” “The Vermont Farm Table Cookbook” and “Dishing Up Vermont.” She also writes a column for Edible Green Mountains Magazine called “The Farmhouse […]