Challenges Face Cabot School

by Rebecca Tatistcheff, Ed. D., Principal, Cabot School CABOT – Vermont has some of the most progressive education legislation in the country. Laurie Gagnon of the Aurora Institute recently wrote, “What’s especially important about Vermont’s approach is that it sets a vision for shifting the education system as a whole[Read More…]

Gaza Reflections and Path Ahead

by Robin Cappuccino GREENSBORO – There will be a community forum on the background of the current crisis in Gaza and path ahead on Thursday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m., at the Greensboro United Church of Christ. Speaking will be Hamed Bakir, a Palestinian-American living in Fairfax, and the uncle[Read More…]

An Unequal Holiday

To the editor: This past Monday, Jan. 15, was the federal holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As with other federal holidays, many private businesses and public organizations, including schools — locally, state-wide and nationally — were closed in observance of the day.The calendar of the Orleans Southwest Supervisory[Read More…]

For the Record

HARDWICK – The obituary for Gerard Hall that appears in this issue should have appeared in the January 10 edition. Because of changes to the Gazette’s emails, the obituary from the funeral home was not found until after the deadline for the January 10 edition.

Future of Forestry Program in Jeopardy

by Meghan Luther, GMTCC Forestry Instructor HARDWICK – Some know, some do not. Over this past school year the forestry and land management program was faced with low (zero new) student enrollment. This means that the forestry program was not running this year. Since then there have been numerous RAB[Read More…]

Making the Gazette a Vibrant Publication

The Hardwick Gazette has served our communities since 1889, standing as a testamen­t to the enduring importance of local journalism and the free press. It has been a pivotal part of our towns, chronicling the daily lives, significant events, and local issues faced by area residents for well over a[Read More…]

The Future of Lakeview: Time to Do our Homework

by David F. Kelley GREENSBORO – In his Inaugural Address John Kennedy challenged us to: “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” It was a reminder to America that democracy driven by self interest is doomed to fail, but we[Read More…]

Bring the HA Bell to Hazen Union

To the editor: I am writing in support of bringing the Hardwick Academy school bell to Hazen Union School. I graduated from Hardwick Academy in 1945 and my six kids all graduated from Hazen Union. They are our two schools. I would think our community would like to see its[Read More…]

Save Our Planet!

To the editor: Plastic bottles litter our roads, and rapidly fill up our one remaining landfill in Coventry. Instead of being recycled for further use, millions of them are also dumped out at sea, polluting our precious oceans. With one easy action YOU can be an advocate for positive change:[Read More…]

Happy New Year!

The Hardwick Gazette is on Vacation. Look for our first issue of 2024 on January 10. The Hardwick Gazette is now published by Northeast Kingdom Public Journalism, Inc. We are a community owned, non-profit corporation committed to carrying on a 134 year publishing tradition. Our mission is to offer fair[Read More…]

Priorities Set for Coming Year

by Rep. Katherine Sims, Orleans 4 CRAFTSBURY – The second half of the 2023-2024 legislative biennium begins Wednesday, January 3. Thank you to everyone who filled out my priorities poll or shared your thoughts over the summer. Our top priorities are: Housing (32%), Climate action (32%), Education (32%), Healthcare (30%),[Read More…]