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Elmore voter: Pro-merger officials spreading misinformation about misinformation

By   /  November 30, 2015  /  Education, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments


Pro-merger officials say misinformation caused Elmore to vote down a district merger with Morristown, but some residents say the claim is baseless and the town simply voted for school choice.

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Poll: Vermonters oppose putting more ethanol in gas

By   /  November 25, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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A poll of registered voters in Vermont has found most Vermonters oppose adding higher amounts of ethanol into gasoline.

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Vermont’s new student assessment costly, threat to self-esteem

By   /  November 23, 2015  /  Education, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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This year’s Smarter Balanced Assessment test, which showed about half of Vermont students are proficient in math and English, cost taxpayers $3.3 million and may be a threat to self-esteem.

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Losers of Elmore school vote force revote after Christmas

By   /  November 20, 2015  /  Education, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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A group of 81 Elmore residents have successfully petitioned a revote on a school merger plan that voters rejected on Election Day.

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Swanton voters deliver fresh blow to Vermont’s green-energy plan

By   /  November 17, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Voters in the town of Swanton on Tuesday voted 731-160 to reject a wind-energy project that, residents say, poses a threat to health, home values and local aesthetics.

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Giant wind turbines would pose hazard to Vermont airspace, FAA finds

By   /  November 17, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, News, Vermont  /  No Comments


The Federal Aviation Administration has determined that seven giant wind turbines proposed for construction on the border of Swanton and St. Albans would endanger flights at the Franklin County State Airport and all airspace controlled by the Boston Air Route Traffic Control Center.

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