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Tracy Davis Pierce

296 posts

Pete’s pot pickle

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by Joseph Gresser CRAFTSBURY — Pete Johnson, the eponymous founder of Pete’s Greens wanted to learn about growing hemp last year.  He wasn’t expecting the lessons the experience taught him. His biggest surprise came only a couple of weeks ago when he first lea... More »

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Albany farmer helps launch “ethical eater”

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by Tena Starr ALBANY — For about ten years, Kate Sullivan was a vegetarian, largely because of opposition to corporate agriculture, the only kind of farming she was aware of.  Now, she and her partner, Matt Wimmer, have a sheep farm in Albany, and Ms. Sullivan... More »

Obituaries 5.15.19

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Russell Adams It is with a gaping hole in my heart that I have to announce my father, Russell Adams, 87, has left his life on earth.  He died on May 4, 2019. For the past three plus years he endured grueling dialysis treatments and lost both legs.  Along with ... More »

Sneaking In the Seat Belt Mandate

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John McClaughry The Vermont House is, for the seventh time over 37 years, trying to enact a primary seat belt law for over-18 drivers.  Worse yet, this time its backers are trying to slip their cherished bill through where it won’t be noticed. Fortunately, it’... More »

VSP News Release: Cruelty to animals (2 Counts)

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 STATE OF VERMONTDEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY VERMONT STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE        CASE#: 19A402358 RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper David Upson                              STATION: St. Johnsbury                    CONTACT#: 802-748-3111 DATE/TIME: 04/26/19... More »