JO day moves to Thursday

Beginning with the Sept. 21 issue, the Journal Opinion will start arriving on newsstands on Thursdays. As most know, this means the paper will be out one day later than it has been for the last 16 years. This is not a change we want to make. We were notified in early August that Upper […]

OESU Board says no to Lincoln

BRADFORD—The Addison County town of Lincoln, Vermont is closer to Lake Champlain than the Connecticut River, but continuing fallout from a wave of education governance consolidation has its school district seeking a new home farther afield. Depending on how things play out in neighboring towns, including Ripton, in the coming weeks, Lincoln’s school district may […]

Residents criticize algae response

FAIRLEE—Fairlee residents expressed frustration Monday that they’ve been kept in the dark by officials about cyanobacteria blooms in Lake Morey and that leaders have done too little to deal with the situation. A half dozen residents that night criticized the Fairlee Selectboard, along with state regulators, for their seemingly slow response to the spread of […]

RISD teachers claim salary discrepancy

WEST FAIRLEE—Several teachers in the Rivendell Interstate School District asked board members to examine educator salaries at the meeting on Sept. 6. Rivendell Academy digital culture leader and robotics teacher Kerry Browne said teacher salaries in the district lag behind other area districts.

Photo of the Week

BURSTS OF SUNSHINE—Bright yellow dahlias with red highlights shine in the corner of the floral border at the 4 Corners Farm Stand on a brilliant sunny day in South Newbury recently.

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