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Don't Put Away Your Flag: Pride Events After June Keep The Celebration Going All Year

Jim Werner | Posted 07.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

We're bruised, but now, we're stronger. Let's prove it at these post-June Pride events.

25 Top Places to See, Stay and Eat in 'Maker' Vermont

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 05.27.2016 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

"Our State slogan should be 'We Make Stuff,'" said a long-time Vermonter, while discussing this Northeastern state's exceptional products. Visit Verm...

2016 Guide to Coast-to-Coast Gay Pride

Jim Werner | Posted 05.28.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

Chicago Gay Pride Parade photo by C. Robertson flickr.com Break out the white shoes and rainbow flags. This weekend isn't just the unofficial start...

Waiting Lists Grow For Medicine To Fight Opioid Addiction

Pew's Stateline | Blair Guild | Posted 02.11.2016 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

America Needs a First Lady Who Actually Represents Them

Michael Sainato | Posted 01.27.2016 | Politics
Michael Sainato

The past three first ladies; Michelle Obama, Laura Bush, and Hillary Clinton all share a common insincere, yet polished, demeanor inherent with an aff...

Question for Bernie: Whatever Happened to Your Mayoral Foreign Policy?

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 01.07.2016 | Politics
Nikolas Kozloff

Perhaps it is time for Bernie's followers, the "Sanderistas," to start pressuring their candidate to come up with a more convincing narrative on international affairs.

Message to Bernie: Stop Frittering Away Your Political Revolution

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 11.28.2015 | Politics
Nikolas Kozloff

After an energetic and dynamic summer, the Bernie Sanders campaign seems to have stalled.

Bernie's Burlington: What Kind of Mayor Was Bernie Sanders?

Peter Dreier | Posted 06.04.2016 | Politics
Peter Dreier

What mayors can learn from Bernie Sanders is that good ideas are not sufficient. Creating more livable cities requires nurturing a core of activist organizations that can build long-term support for progressive municipal policies.

Your 2015 Guide to Coast-to-Coast Gay Pride

Jim Werner | Posted 05.29.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

This past weekend wasn't just the unofficial start of summer; it's the official start of Pride season. In the coming month the sunlight will not only stay out longer but cities will start flying the rainbow flag to celebrate their LGBT communities.

Seattle Protects the Environment and Workers Too

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 01.20.2015 | Business
Carol Pierson Holding

Certainly, there is a strong economic argument to be made for treating employees better. Frederick F. Reichheld's 2001 study The Loyalty Effect proved that customers are loyal not so much to a store as to its employees.

How Code Empowers Social Good: The Ben & Jerry's Story

Saeed Jabbar | Posted 10.14.2014 | Huffpost Code
Saeed Jabbar

I sat down with Jim Keyt, Senior Manager of Global Technology Strategy over at Ben and Jerry's to find out just how technology fuels the processes behind your favorite flavors.

Vermont Journal III: Lake Champlain Chocolates

Francis Levy | Posted 09.10.2014 | Travel
Francis Levy

Robert Cormier's The Chocolate War was a famous young adult novel. But the war is over when you get to Burlington. Lake Champlain Chocolates has won.

This Week, Let's Help Burlington Kill the $1.5 Trillion F-35 Taxpayer Ripoff

Robert Naiman | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Robert Naiman

If the Council votes to block the planes from being based in Burlington, that won't kill the $1.5 trillion F-35 taxpayer ripoff by itself. But it will set a crucial precedent. It will prove that the F-35 is politically vulnerable.

The Best College Towns To Visit This Fall

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 11.07.2015 | Travel

College towns are at their finest in the fall. Students are fresh-faced, leaves are changing, there's football and beer, nostalgia and charm. A qu...

New England's Ultimate Road Trip: Rolling Along Route 7

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.03.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Rout 7 is U.S. highway, but it doesn't read like it was ever a road for moving goods or getting where you need to go.

Mobilizing Community Conversations in Vermont

Nicholas Donohue | Posted 08.25.2013 | Impact
Nicholas Donohue

In our current K-12 system, too often students move to the next grade after showing only a minimal grasp of subject matter. Their promotion is driven not by their knowledge, but instead by semesters in a school calendar.

Sandy's Wake-up Call: The Future Is Here Early

Lou Leonard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Lou Leonard

For the 50 million of us who stood in the path of Sandy and the rest who watched its devastation, isn't it time to ask our leaders how we can avoid a future where Frankenstorms like Sandy become the new normal?

5 Fall Foliage & Festival Destinations (PHOTOS)

Shermans Travel | Posted 11.25.2012 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Whether you call it leaf peeping, foliage following or just "spending a day outside," enjoying fall's colors is one of the simplest joys of this wonderful time of year. Whether you're practically a professional leaf-peeper or just a casual enthusiast, you'll need to know where to take in the season's splendor. Of course, there's much more to autumn than looking at leaves.

Meatless Monday: True Stories

Ellen Kanner | Posted 10.13.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

It is time to speak out. It is time to listen. It is time to act. Access to fresh, healthy food is a basic human right. It's going to take basic human action to make it happen, with all of us working, caring, growing food, sharing our stories and sharing the food at our tables.

PHOTOS: New England's 7 Weirdest Roadside Landmarks

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.05.2012 | Travel
Peter Mandel

I've focused my picks on man-made monoliths that are enormous enough to make you grab for your camera and text message friends.

Vermont's First Social Media Election

Rich Nadworny | Posted 05.25.2012 | Media
Rich Nadworny

The act of using social media caused conflict within the city council itself. Some councilors didn't like the fact that their peers were sending social updates on their phones or computers. They felt that the social councilors were not showing proper respect to people who had actually shown up for the meetings.

Readers Choice: 7 Retro Drive-In Theaters

Huffington Post | Rebecca Dolan | Posted 02.12.2013 | Travel

You spoke, we listened. AOL Travel's post on the nation's coolest retro drive-in theaters got so many comments from readers that we're doing it once m...

Men Charged With Transporting Prostitutes To Vermont Farms

Posted 08.30.2011 | Business

BRATTLEBORO, Vt - Federal prosecutors have charged two men with transporting several Hispanic women from New York to Vermont to have sex with farm wor...

Drunken Driving Suspect Arrested -- Twice Within Six Hours

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Make that a double. Police in North Carolina arrested Eleanor Anderson Thompson for drunken driving on June 10 twice within a six hour period. A...

Are Cities the Climate Champions We're Looking for?

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

Over the years while world leaders and bureaucrats have fiddled, cities around the world have been the champions when it comes to adopting tough measures to reduce their carbon footprints.