Kim Nace

New WSESU leadership offers great opportunity for change

A great opportunity sits before the community of Brattleboro and its surrounding towns. The superintendent of our public schools is retiring, and now we get to pick someone new to lead the Windham Southeast Supervisory Union.

Thank you to Ron Stahley for the steadfast quality of his work over the last 14 years. He did an excellent job, but I am not sorry to see him leave. Any strong leader knows that there is a cycle to leadership and a time to move on in order to open up the space for new energy.

We get to hire a new person who will bring fresh perspectives and new vision for the children, teachers, parents, friends, families, and the citizens who pay taxes for this critical public service - our schools.

The superintendent's position is an important job and requires an important search process because the quality of our schools affects all of us and the superintendent serves as the leader to this whole system.

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We can’t keep using clean drinking water to flush fertilizer down the drain

With promising initial research, the Rich Earth Institute prepares for growth

Over the past three years, working with limited resources, the Rich Earth Institute has made great progress toward establishing Brattleboro as the national research center for the study of urine-based fertilizer. With initial funding by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Environmental Protection Agency, Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF),

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