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Starksboro student highlights injustice


STARKSBORO RESIDENT GRETA JENNISON, 14, has wanted to be a lawyer “since about third grade.” For her Eighth-Grade Challenge at Mount Abraham Union Middle School, she researched criminal law and discovered the Innocence Project, which works to free people who have been wrongfully convicted and imprisoned. Independent photo/Christopher Ross

STARKSBORO — When Mount Abraham Union Middle School student Greta Jennison began work on her Eighth-Grade Challenge last winter, she had no idea that her interest in the legal profession would evol

Mow later to save the bobolink habitat


LANDOWNERS WHO MOW their grasslands for aesthetic reasons can prevent a decline in nesting habitat for threatened bird species like this Bobolink if they wait until Aug. 15 to mow. Photo/John Hall

MONTPELIER — Boblinks, meadowlarks, Savannah sparrows, and grasshopper sparrows enrich our summers with their songs, but some of these species are in decline due to the loss of appropriate grasslan

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