This week’s writer is Lincoln resident Mari Cordes, president of the Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals. She has been a nurse for almost 27 years, most of that at Fletcher Allen Health Care. She was most recently the nurse educator for the FAHC Vascular Access Department, and co-led nationally award-winning efforts to reduce central line infections.
Message from Health Care Professionals to our community:
Last month, I wrote about the need for leadership on the educational issues facing Vermont, to address the great divide that exists on many of our most critical decisions. There are growing signs on every level of our educational systems that we must move forward and take action rather than engage in positional debates that further erode the platform from which we need to build a vision for education in Vermont.
Happy Halloween! News editor John McCright snapped these photos of this year's Spooktacular in Middlebury.
Tuesday, Nov. 4 is Election Day.
If you can’t make it to the polls for the General Election you can still take part by casting an early ballot. The deadline for early voting is 5 p.m. or the close of the clerk’s office on Monday, Nov. 3 — the day before voting at the polls.
BRISTOL — Bristol will be awash in patriotic fervor Saturday when the town hosts the 16th annual Scouting Salute to Veterans Parade. The event will kick off at 11 a.m. with a parade featuring Scouts and veterans from many parts of the state and wrap up with ceremony and remarks by Maj. Gen. Steven A. Cray, the adjutant general of the state of Vermont and the senior uniformed officer in the state.