Civil commitment bill plans unveiled

As Vermont lawmakers gear up for next year’s legislative session, state representative Kurt Wright unveiled plans yesterday for a new bill on civil commitment.

Home for the holidays

This is the time of year when most of us try to be “home for the holidays” with our families – even those for whom commentator John Scagliotti* says the words “home” and “family” have taken on new meaning.


Commentator Bill Seamans says that one of the most urgent challenges facing Americans in the New Year will be deciding on a new strategy for the conflict in Iraq.

Interview: Tom Slayton, Vermont Life Magazine

After 21 years as Editor-in-Chief of Vermont Life Magazine, Tom Slayton is leaving to pursue other writing interests. VPR’s Neal Charnoff sat down recently with Slayton to talk about his tenure at Vermont Life, and the mission of the magazine