There’s been a bit of debate over the last several weeks regarding the optimal way to record the minutes of the Brandon Selectboard meetings.
What we do is something called Restorative Justice. If the words are understood individually, you might be amazed at how much you already know about these ideas.
Even in a small town like Brandon it’s easy to retreat into a bubble of likeminded friends and family and ignore the segments of the community that don’t mesh with our own personal politics and preferences. And so it was heartening to see the entire community on display during the Brandon Independence Day Parade and its related events on Saturday.
A month or two ago, The Reporter received an anonymous email from a former employee of Regional Ambulance Service in Rutland.
The Brandon Selectboard announced after its executive session on Monday that it intended to offer the position of town manager to current Board Chair Seth Hopkins.
April is a schizoid month in Vermont. It’s basically still winter, though spring is getting antsy for its turn.
The headline of this piece may seem a little snarky but I assure you I mean it sincerely.
A few years ago, there was an intelligent, capable candidate for Selectboard who was fairly new to town and unfamiliar to most residents, a major disadvantage in a place where long-standing personal relationships are highly valued.
BPD and the yet-to-be-hired school resource officer absolutely deserve our respect and the benefit of the doubt, but we must also proceed with caution.
Transgender youth are struggling and at great peril to themselves.