Local environmental activists are gearing up for the so-called Global Climate Strike starting on Friday. The coordinated protests will include civil rights-style sit-ins, street marches, and attempts to close businesses, along with other municipal disruptions.
“Hemp feed pellets are formed from either the whole plant or parts of the hemp plant. Due to spikes in cannabinoid concentrations as a plant matures in the final weeks of the growth cycle, significant amounts of fat-soluble cannabinoids can be introduced to Vermont branded meat and milk.”
With a potentially final status hearing before an Illinois judge now scheduled for December, state Rep. Chris Bates says that his legal woes stemming from a 2012 court order are nearing an end.
Recent data about the low employment rate in the Green Mountain State is a good reason why many state boosters are bullish about the future. Yet, just like with Vermont’s undependable weather, if you happen to like the state’s current employment data — well, just wait a minute.
The Green Mountain Care Board announced a double-digit increase in the state’s small-group health insurance rate for 2020, but the board’s chair says he doesn’t expect the hikes to repeat.
A new forecast by regional dairy co-op powerhouse Agri-Mark may come as good news to Vermont dairy farmers, but dark clouds remain over the state’s dairy future, with prices and environmental legislation making it more difficult for farmers to thrive.
While Americans have been racking up credit card debt during the decade of the 2010s to the tune of $1 trillion, Vermonters hold the embarrassing position as being in third place when it comes to having the worst credit card debt record in the nation.
Last week Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan hosted a public forum for the Rutland community on issues of “hate” and racism in the Green Mountain State. It was part of Donovan’s new statewide series that included more than 70 city officials, police officers and residents.
For the Republican Party faithful living in the Democratic-stronghold of Addison County, an ice-cream social gathering held at the River’s Edge Campground in Vergennes provided a pep rally of sorts for rebuilding the local GOP in advance of the 2020 campaign.
According to the online report, Vermont is failing to measure up on several economic fronts, even with a booming Trump-era economy and stock market.
At least some of the legal troubles hanging over the head of Vermont Democratic state Rep. Chris Bates appear to have lifted in the past week.