A Vermont psychologist says
lavish praise and high expectations aren’t necessarily good for our
children and can lead to an unhappy adult life. Her new book offers
advice on how to raise well-adjusted children in what she calls "the age
A yearlong battle over the future of the Intervale Compost in Burlington is over; a former slave who won his freedom and settled in Poultney will be honored by the town on Sunday with a historic marker;
The Vermont House gives final approval to IRV voting for the state’s
congressional elections; The state’s largest composting operation plans
to shut down soon; Vermont prepares for sugaring season; and commentator
Peter Gilbert on the connection between John Adams and the U.S. Postal
The state’s largest composting operation plans to shut down soon. The non-profit Intervale Center says it can’t afford to meet new regulatory hurdles for the compost operation.
Now questions are being raised about the political pressure on the Intervale that led to the decision to close.
be the center of the snowboarding universe for the next 10 days; Progressive
Anthony Pollina has formally joined the race for governor and is urging supporters
to united behind him; the Chittenden regional solid waste district hopes to
take over the troubled Intervale composting operation.
A controversial composting facility in Burlington wants a state permit to operate for another five
consultants hired by the Intervale Center say the composting operation has not polluted surface
or ground water in its 15 years of operation.