Opinion & Commentary

Two people in yellow raincoats viewing flooded State Street in Montpelier, VT, July 2023


Record-breaking rain the week of July 9 caused rivers to surge and flood communities, homes, businesses, and farmers' fields in Vermont and across western New England and New York. Were you or your community affected? Share your thoughts. ​[Photo: Hilary Swift for The New York Times]


  • The River Speaks

    There is a web and it holds us. 

    Pieces come apart so we help rebuild it. 

    We are a species that has forgotten our place on the web, so the earth reminds us.