March 28, 2013 RSS feed / Opinion

Who Knew the Fun An Auction Can Be

Opinion / Mar. 28, 2013 /

We’ve never been to an auction before, but we’re already looking forward to going again.  Who knew how much fabulous fun the Chandler “Burn the Mortgage” auction would be! Read More

A Senator’s Heartache

Opinion / Mar. 28, 2013 /

Former Gov. Jim Douglas was much maligned a few years ago by Vermont environmentalists when he coined the term “industrial wind” and said he didn’t like it. Read More

The ‘Sugar Tax’ Just Won’t Work

Opinion / Mar. 28, 2013 /

There is a growing body of evidence that excess consumption of sugar is responsible for the dramatic increase of obesity in America. Some feel that sugar in highly sweetened beverages, such as soda and some energy drinks, is to blame. Read More

Gas Price Survey Shows We’re High

Opinion / Mar. 28, 2013 /

Why are gasoline prices staying so high in Randolph?  I drove over to Colchester this past weekend, via the “snail trail,” and noted the prices at the stations along the way.  It was 5¢ per gallon cheaper in Northfield; 10¢ per Read More

Great Evening— Great Community

Opinion / Mar. 28, 2013 /

The music of Sanie Bly, Wayne Ladd, and Wally Killan filled the upstairs gallery of First Light Studios Saturday with an amazing repertoire of songs and styles, a benefit concert for the White River Craft Center. Read More

Chandler Auction Was ‘Marvelous’

Opinion / Mar. 28, 2013 /

Last Sunday evening we attended a wonderful event with great food and entertainment. Read More

Federal Spending Still Is Rampant

Opinion / Mar. 28, 2013 /

What’s wrong with this picture? Social Security trustees forecast the fund will go broke in 2037. In addition, the Medicare hospital trust fund reportedly runs out of money in 2024 only 11 years from now.  Read More