Category: commentary

A republic, if we can keep it

So what’s all this month’s flag-waving, drum-beating, parading down Main Streets, and setting off fireworks all about? Are Founding Fathers signing the Declaration of Independence? …

China considers touch of green

BEIJING — Is China beginning to go green? There are some early signs, including the nation’s latest five-year plan, which calls for the efficient use …

Former Fletcher Allen CFO pleads guilty

BURLINGTON — The former chief financial officer of Fletcher Allen Health Care pleaded guilty Thursday to charges that he made false statements to health care …

Speaking truth about power

We are down to the wire on Vermont Yankee. On Nov. 15-16, a meeting of a key federal subcommittee in Brattleboro is expected to be …