February 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Immersed in the Knowledge of the Outdoors

In a day and age where the majority of conventional teaching and learning goes on between four cement block walls, students often miss out on hands-on, real-life learning that can only be discovered while immersed in nature and all of its amazing ben More...

Obituaries

Lindsay H. “Mike” Wheeler, 83, Cook at Red Kettle

LINDSAY H. WHEELER, 83, of Northfield, died Sunday, February 15, 2015 at Mayo Health Care. More...

Arlene M. Sears, 89

Arlene M. Sears, 89, died Friday February 13, 2015 at the Central Vermont Medical Center. She was born in Randolph, May 30, 1925, the daughter of Edgar & Marion (Miller) Curtis. She attended Northfield Schools. More...

Comment on Obituary of Roy George

Following the publication of the obituary for Roy Eugene George last week, we received the following comment from his widow: More...

Worship

Worship Directory

BETH JACOB SYNAGOGUE - 10 Harrison St., Montpelier Contact: 229-9429 More...

Police Report

Police Report

February 11 8:38 a.m. - Animal Problem - An officer received a complaint about animal noise. The animal is home alone and makes noise that the neighboring tenant hears. More...

Orange County Sheriff’s Report

On February 17, 2015 at approximately 12:00 noon, while on patrol in the town of Williamstown an Orange County Sheriff Deputy initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle that had expired registration. More...

Letters

Letters to the Editor

It’s a Free Country • Opinions Differ • All Count

Peter Evans for School Board TO THE CITIZENS OF NORTHFIELD: I AM WRITING to inform the voters of Northfield that I am running for an open seat on the More...

Sports

Williamstown Senior Boys and Parents Celebrate the Basketball Season

The Williamstown High Boy’s basketball seniors and their families were recognized prior to the final home game of the regular season (against Rivendell) last Wednesday night. More...

Devil Boys Finish 16-4

The Blue Devil’s Brandon Carrier (left, #3 in blue) and the Williamstown Boys closed out the regular season last week with wins over Rivendell and Sharon to finish at 16- 4 and gain the third seed in the Div III Boy’s tournament that star More...

Williamstown Girls Advance to Semifinal after Taking Oxbow

Williamstown’s Lady Devils rolled into the Div III playoffs last week and they just kept on rolling, running their record to 22-0. More...

Gildan Activewear Buys Chouinard’s Comfort Colors for $100,000,000 in Cash

MONTREAL — Gildan Activewear Inc. has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Comfort Colors the company controlled by Barry Chouinard of Northfield. More...

Norwich Fixture, Charlie Crosby, to Retire

Many years have passed since the first “Charlie’s Corner” sports newsletter left the electronic presses at Norwich University in Northfield. More...

High Schooler Connor Duncan to Perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City

Connor Duncan, a sophomore at Northfield Middle High School, has been given the opportunity to participate in the elite Honors Performance Series this February. More...

News

A Scout is Reverent!

One of the options a Scout has is to earn the religious emblem of his faith. More...

NU Campus Events Celebrate Giving

The Norwich University Student Philanthropy Council will host “Thank a Giver (TAG) Day” on Wednesday, Feb. More...

Legislative Update

In case anyone is counting, the official budget shortfall has reached $130 million, without counting anything towards Lake Champlain clean-up. More...

Entertainment

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

ART EXHIBITS AROUND THE AREA Northfield January 19 - July 15 - Out of the Ashes,, fifth and final exhibition commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, focus on the aftermath of the Lincoln assissination and the restoration of the More...

Features

News from the Hill

LAST FRIDAY an historic event occurred on the Norwich University campus, and it was something that has never happened before in the state of Vermont. More...

Hello From Hollywood

Oscars 2015: And the Winners Are...

THE SUN may not have been shining outside The Dolby Theatre as the 2014 awards-season took its final bow at the 87th Annual Academy Award, but inside was another brighter story last Sunday in Hollywood. More...

Silly Social Scenes

“The worst mistake a writer can make is to assume everyone has an imagination.” Andrew McEwan HEMAN MOICMAY-ZIM, Principal Columnist More...