January 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Scouts Learn About Outdoors in Winter

Chris Southworth (left) of Northfield explains to Troop 759 the dangers of being outside in Vermont's winter and how to recognize and treat conditions of hypothermia and frostbite. More...

Obituaries

Nellie G. Drown, 58,

Cook at Red Kettle

Nellie G. Drown, 58, died Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at the Four Season’s Community Care Home in Northfield. She was born in Randolph on October 30, 1956, the daughter of Keith & Bernice (Puffer) Drown. More...

Leroy C. Butler, 76, Norwich

Chemistry Professor

Leroy C Butler, beloved husband and devoted father and grandfather, passed away peacefully on Jan. 14, 2015 in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his family. Roy simply enjoyed life and all it offered. More...

Worship

Worship Directory

BETH JACOB SYNAGOGUE 10 Harrison St., Montpelier Contact: 229-9429 7 p.m. Friday, 9:45 a.m. Saturday Shabbat Services More...

Entertainment

Bow Thayer Coming to Chandler Upper Gallery February 6

Chandler presents Bow Thayer as part of their new “First Friday” series, on Friday February 6 at 7:30 pm in the Upper Gallery. More...

ALDRICH LIBRARY WINTER BANQUET TICKETS ON SALE

Tickets are now available for the 2015 winter banquet and auction to benefit the Friends of the Aldrich Public Library, scheduled for Friday, January 30, at the Barre Elks Lodge. More...

Hello From Hollywood

Oscar Nominations 2015: The Quest for Gold

When it comes to the Oscar nominations, there are endless reasons to disagree. More...

Letters

The Cabot Expansion is Good News

TO THE EDITOR: THE NORTHFIELD NEWS ARE THINGS LOOKING up for Northfield? The January 13 Select Board meeting suggests they are. More...

Sports

Blue & White Girls are 10-0!

The Girl’s of the Blue & white are 10-0! The Lady Devil’s cruised to a pair of “easy” wins last week. The short version is that the Williamstown Girls outscored their opponents 145 to 40 as they rolled over Sharon 80- 20. More...

Blue Devil Boys Rout Concord 91-11

The Blue Devil Boys split a pair of game last week and the opponents they played came from both ends of Vermont’s basketball spectrum. They played two teams with a Wildcat as a mascot and those teams couldn’t have been more different. More...

Norwich Men Defeat Saints 71-66

Senior forward Evan Tullar (Chelsea, Vt.) scored a teamhigh 15 points with four rebounds, three assists, and three blocks, while sophomore Kevin Ross (Ontario, Calif.) added 12 points and three assists to go with a steal and an block. More...

Nous Sommes Tous Charlie ( We are all Charlie)

Editorial

IN 1958, I WAS an exchange student studying at the University of Grenoble coming over to France from the University of Vermont. More...

Cabot Hosiery to Undertake Major Expansion - Will Employ up to 500

Space and the Town’s rights of way along Whetstone Drive are what are needed for Cabot Hosiery’s growth, Cabot’s Chief Executive Officer Ric Cabot told Northfield selectmen last week. More...

News

Women’s Council Holds Luncheon

The Vermont Commission on Women welcomed back legislators at a Capitol Plaza Hotel luncheon today sponsored by the commission’s Education and Research Foundation. More...

Books for Kids in Roxbury

Zoe Ryan, Emma Raspe, Hannah Rea & Grace Helfant show off their new books courtesy of the Friends of the Roxbury Library. More...

Marauder of the Week Zach McGinnis

This week's Marauder has been described by one faculty member as a "positron" - a small particle of matter with a positive charge, always in the center of things! This Marauder is friendly and respectful to faculty and peers alike. More...

Calendar

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...

Police Report

Police Report

January 7 9:48 a.m. - Foot Patrol - Officers conducted a foot patrol at the Northfield Schools. All was found to be in order. Nothing further. More...

Features

Silly Social Scenes

“Fools are my theme, let satire be my song.” George Gordon, Lord Byron More...

Rotary Matters

After a holiday break, Northfield’s Rotary Club is back in the swing with planning for some of this year’s community programs. The next major event will be “Pie for Brunch” in March. More...

News from the Hill

AS PART OF NORWICH University’s internationalization priority, Norwich’s International Center has grown this year in staff and is expanding its programming. More...