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Keelan: Displaying the American and Vermont flags

Those that are hell-bent on destroying the flag, fortunately, are few in number, but gain quite a bit of media attention when they carry out their objective — and for the media, it is news. What does not receive coverage are those businesses and residences that display the flag day in and day out.

Earth Matters to join climate change conference

It will feature workshops on topics such as building resilient communities; watershed stewardship; financial and technical resources for energy projects; skills for effective organizing; talking climate with legislators; and understanding climate change and its policy implications.