Reassurances Offered For School Budget Uncertainty As Annual Meetings Loom

HARDWICK – Responding to reports that the Vermont Legislature is rethinking caps on property taxes that fund school budgets, one Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union (OSSU) school board member commented, “It’s real money and it affects the schools. We’re waiting for more information that we hope will be available soon. I’m[Read More…]

Community Meetings Hone Emergency Plan

by Brendan Buckley, Community Journalist HARDWICK — On Sunday, Feb. 4, about 50 citizens of Hardwick gathered for good food and conversation at the American Legion. The occasion was the first of three planned gatherings, organized by Hardwick Area Neighbor to Neighbor, in partnership with the town, to bring residents[Read More…]

Walgreens Settles with State for $275,000 over Alleged Violations

and Hardwick’s Troubled Walgreens by Paul Fixx The Vermont Office of Professional Regulation (OPR) and Walgreens have settled for $275,000 over claims that the company’s policies caused unsafe conditions for patients and staff at pharmacies around the state between 2020 and 2022. The Vermont Board of Pharmacy unanimously approved the[Read More…]