He’s Making a List: Tuck Professor Highlights Best, Worst CEOs of the Year

Hanover — What do Dick Costolo of Twitter, Eddie Lampert of Sears Holdings, Philip Clarke of Tesco, Dov Charney of American Apparel and Ricardo Salgado of Banco Espirito Santo, have in common? They’re all corporate chieftains, right? Well, …

Single-Payer Effort in Vt. Enters ‘Utility’ Phase

The push for health care reform in Vermont entered a new phase last week, when Gov. Peter Shumlin announced that he would abandon his attempt to design a system that used broad-based taxes and other public sources to …

Newport Legion Post Compiles History in New Book

Newport — A recent book from a Newport veterans organization chronicles its 95-year history and provides a window into the town’s past. The Brewster-Gould-Lee-Rollins American Legion Post No. 25 issued the 489-page book earlier this month. The American Legion organization will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2019, and …

Red Cross Sets Holiday Blood Drives

The American Red Cross is encouraging donors to keep them in mind, even in the midst of the holiday bustle. Bad weather and the holidays make this one of the most difficult times for the Red Cross to collect the blood it needs to supply hospitals and blood …

Jim Kenyon: Plainfield Library Board Chairwoman Says Shhhhhh!

What in the name of Ed Brown is going on in Plainfield? A recent meeting of the trustees for the town’s two public libraries had been under way for only 10 minutes before Chairwoman Suzanne Spencer was on the phone to the cops. Spencer wanted a town resident …

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