March 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Senior Center Gets New Kitchen Range

Northfield’s Senior Center has a new stove. The huge appliance was unveiled to the public at a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Center’s kitchen last Wednesday afternoon. More...

Obituaries

Lois C. Pickett, 92, Thunderbird Indian Dancer

Lois C. Pickett, 92, died March 6, 2015, peacefully in her sleep at Highland Hospital Hospice in Rochester, NY. Born Lois Patricia Carey in Albany, NY. Wife of Kilbourne Pickett. A.K.A: Terri The Terror in Saratoga N.Y. 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...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

ART EXHIBITS AROUND THE AREA Northfield Through 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 South, Sulli More...

Police Report

Police Report

March 11 3:28 a.m. - Agency Assistance - An officer responded to Williamstown to assist the Vermont State Police with a suspicious call. The complainant called to report someone looking into her windows. More...

Features

Legislative Update

It was good news this week when the administration reported to our committee that it has finally agreed to consider using a federal health insurance exchange if Vermont Health Connect does not become fully functional by this May. More...

Average Joe

Crazy Talk in 1970 (It must have been the Budweiser)

I remember—barely—it was the summer after our graduation from Smalltown High. My buddies, Dave and Dan, were sitting with me next to a campfire on the shore of Island Lake. More...

Marauder of the Week Elsa Tiger

The week’s Marauder of the Week is Elsa Tiger. Elsa has gone to great lengths to be successful at Northfield High School. She is pleasant, polite, and always has a positive attitude. We have seen her go out of her way to help others. More...

Another Northfield Factory Closes

It is the second wood manufacturing facility to close this year in Northfield. Northfield Wood Products which has been housed in the same facility for over 100 years has closed its doors. More...

Women’s Health & Fitness Turns Five

BY MARY COMISKEY More...

Rotary Grants for 2015

The Northfield Rotary Club made a number of presentations of grants to local area groups last week including Central Vermont Adult Basic Education, Community Emergency Relief Volunteers (CERV), Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice, Good Beginnings More...

News

JROTC 5K Fun/Run Event Set for Norwich on April 25

Norwich University’s founder Captain Alden Partridge is known as the father of the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), and Norwich is considered the program’s birthplace. More...

Green Living Fun Living Night at NMHS

Avery Motyka, left, Corrine Bolding and Megan Andrews plug in the Nissan Leaf, a fully electric car rated at traveling 100 miles at the cost electricity that would buy one gallon of gasoline. More...

WNUB Launches ‘CaringCuddles’ Campaign

An ambitious community outreach campaign to collect new stuffed toys to be used by Northfield’s first-responders to comfort children who find themselves in a traumatized situation has been launched by The WNUB Weekend Oldies Show, which airs ev More...

Entertainment

Pride Theater Auditions Set for April 11

Vermont Pride Theater at Chandler announced this week that auditions for its fifth annual summer pride theater festival will be held on the morning of Saturday April 11, at Chandler Music Hall. More...

Editorials

News from the Hill

Norwich University will host the 2015 William E. Colby Military Writers’ Symposium on Wednesday and Thursday, April 8-9, hosting Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Philip Caputo, among other literary luminaries. More...

Slim Randles’ Home Country Be Aware Before You Share

It might have been the winter doldrums that did it. You can never be sure of these things. It’s just that … well, Doc is one of those guys who can’t stand to see anyone bored. More...

Sports

Jordan gets the Game Jersey

Williamstown High senior Jordan Ashe (center, white shirt) looks at his unexpected gift. He was presented with his game jersey during last Wednesday night’s winter sports awards ceremonies. More...

Wrestling Comes Back to Williamstown

When it comes to stealth the B- 1 bomber has got nothing on the Williamstown High Wrestling team. More...

Men’s Hockey Season Comes to Crashing End

AMHERST, Mass. – The Norwich University men's ice hockey team's season came to a crushing end with a heartbreaking 4-3 overtime loss to Amherst College in the NCAA Quarterfinals. More...