Democratic candidate for governor Christine Hallquist formally announced her plan to provide free tuition at Vermont colleges and vocational schools for low- and middle-income students, paid for with savings reaped by slashing the state’s prison population. Hallquist’s plan, which she had spoken about before in broad strokes, would be phased in over time and initially […]
I was born in Springfield, raised in North Springfield, and graduated from Springfield High School in 1988. I attended CCV and graduated from Johnson State in 2009. I believe in Springfield and North Springfield, we can make this area prosperous again. While high paying jobs are ideal, let’s get jobs in that may not be […]
College is quite possibly the most stressful part of a young adult’s life. Don’t get me wrong, college is a great experience too! College educates you on how to manage your time, differentiate between social and school life, and even how to make and consume a cup of Ramen all in less than 10 minutes.
Romania – A Photographic Journey Along the Carpathian Arc The Crowell Gallery invites you to take a virtual trip along the Carpathian mountains in the north of Romania and then southward to the great east-west wall of the Transylvanian Alps. Come travel with photographer Gene Parulis as he guides you through an inspiring odyssey of […]
On Tuesday, September 25th at 7pm, Phoenix Books Burlington will host Rick WInston, author of Red Scare in the Green Mountains, in conversation with Richard Watts of the Center for Research on Vermont.
The Vermont State Colleges System is ending the fiscal year with an estimated $1.8 million surplus, however its enrollment struggles continued to drag down revenue. Final, audited numbers won’t be out until October. But VSCS chief financial officer Steve Wisloski told trustees Wednesday that a preliminary analysis of last year’s books revealed a much rosier […]
First of all, his name’s not really “Jeb.” George B “Jeb” Spaulding is 65 but looks 45. He’s originally from Massachusetts, but at an early age his heart adopted Vermont. Since then he has built an impressive resume in Vermont state government without ever seeking the limelight. It seems as if we’ve known him forever […]
Brattleboro Memorial Hospital (BMH) has recently been awarded a Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant (SHIP) of $19,000 over the next two years. This grant will provide support for the College to Career Program, BMH and Community College of Vermont’s accelerated Medical Assistant training program, and will strengthen the variety of population health services and programs […]
Tuition at schools in the Vermont State Colleges system will go up again in the fall of 2020. The state colleges board of trustees last month approved a nearly 3 percent hike across programs at the system’s four schools: Community College of Vermont, Castleton University, Vermont Technical College and Northern Vermont University, which has branches […]