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July 30th, 2012
VERMONT — Last Monday, 30 students and two teachers from China arrived in Vermont to experience a way of life and learning different from anything they’ve ever known — very different.
HUNTINGTON — “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” is more than an old proverb for Amitava Biswas. It is literally the foundation of a new ultra-green home that he and his wife, Phetcharat Saelim, are building into the side of a hill in rustic Huntington.
MIDDLEBURY — On the Middlebury College campus, crews are hard at work on a number of summer construction projects.
FERRISBURGH — A Vergennes man was killed at a Ferrisburgh bonfire Friday night, and police have identified a Burlington man they arrested as the prime suspect.
WEYBRIDGE — Vermont State Police cited Ryan Phelps, 32 of Shoreham for domestic violence on Wednesday, July 25, after he allegedly assaulted a woman at a home on Quaker Village Road in Weybridge.
ADDISON COUNTY — Nearly one year after tropical storm Irene hit the state of Vermont local residents are still recovering from the damage. Disaster relief funds and volunteer efforts have dramatically improved conditions, but Irene’s aftermath is still a problem for many Vermonters and those working to help them.
MIDDLEBURY ––Planned Parenthood has drawn more attention on the national stage over the past few years, largely due to concerns about the organization’s provision of abortion care.
As the campaign season begins to hit high tide, one of the more common motifs from conservatives is the lament that government inhibits growth and prosperity and that a truly “free market” would unleash the powers of the marketplace — the result being a society bathed in opulence.