Politics:  The disagreements and trials of governance

Property Taxation Program

Changes in tax laws aim to discourage development.

Election Redistricting

Declining population prompts redistricting proposal.

Representative Appointed

Energetic young filmmaker appointed to Vermont House of Representatives.

Health Care Funding Cuts

Budget cuts squeeze health care programs for the elderly.

School Budget

Elementary School Board butts head with parents who want to rehire para-educators.

School Closing

A community ponders the downside of closing its elementary school.

Road and Bridge Standards

New state mandates trigger assessments of costs and benefits.

The School Committee and Me

When my children were in public high school fourteen years ago, I tussled with the school’s elected board over issues arising from the murder of a student.