Sunday Apr 13
The Burlington Free Press
What's ham or brisket without the potatoes?
Peeling potatoes is against my religion; I don't do it. I eat organic, sticker-free potatoes from a Vermont farm, lots of them, and I can't remember the last time I peeled one.
Vt. students honored for financial literacy poster contest
State Treasurer Beth Pearce recognized winners of the "Reading is an Investment" and the "Be Money Wise" financial literacy poster contest.
Burglar hits Williston Dunkin' Donuts
Police say the suspect broke in the back door and ran off when they arrived. A K-9 followed his scent from the Simons Plaza to the Taft Farms Shopping Center, but he escaped.
The Vermont Standard
Test Costs, Not Results, Worry Area Schools
By Katy Savage, Standard Staff Part of the reason Reading Elementary School's budget increased could be the cost to educate students following the Common Core State Standards, the new education initiative that defines what knowledge and skills students in grades K-12 should have.
Vt. pig farmers warned about new disease
The state is warning pig farmers about a new disease. Vermont's first case of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus was discovered on a pig farm in Rutland County Wednesday.
Mother Nature puts Vt. sugar makers behind schedule
Winter is not loosening her grip on us just yet. Sugar makers in Vermont are still waiting for ideal conditions, warmer temperatures during the day and cooler at night, but now more winter weather is heading our way for the weekend, perhaps further closing the window of opportunity for those who make Vermont's signature product.