August 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

NHS Class of 1959 Holds 55th Reunion

The NHS class of 1959 gathered for its 55th reunion. More...

Worship

Worship Directory

BETH JACOB SYNAGOGUE10 Harrison St., MontpelierContact: 229-94297 p.m. Friday, 9:45 a.m. SaturdayShabbat Services More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

ART EXHIBITSAROUND THE AREANorthfieldThrough September 9,Celebrating Northfield’sArtists, NorthfieldHistorical Society, PaineHouse at Brown PublicLibrary, Wednesdays 2 - More...

Entertainment

Hello From Hollywood

Emmy’s 2014 • And the Winners Could Be . . .

NEXT MONDAY evening, the Television Academy will present its 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards for the best in TV from last season. Seth Meyers will host the starstudded gathering live on NBC at 8pm ET. More...

Local Artists in Waitsfield Craft Fair

The 44th Annual Mad River Valley Craft Fair will feature local artists this Labor Day Weekend. This intimate craft fair located in Waitsfield runs Saturday & Sunday, August 30 and 31, 10 am to 5 pm. More...

A Labor of Love

Sue Schoolcraft’s mother always sewed. She made Schoolcraft and her twin brothers’ clothes and winter wear on a tiny, portable General Electric machine. More...

House & Home

The Gardening Guy

Daylilies

What one kind of flower would you bring with you if you were being sentenced to life on a deserted island? Would you pick peonies for their big, bold blossoms and tantalizing smell? More...

Preserve the Harvest for Winter Meals & Holiday Gifts

The cucumbers have filled the vegetable drawer, you’ve run out of cabbage recipes and your family is refusing to eat one more BLT. More...

New Northfield Town Plan to Limit Rural Development to Minimum Ten Acre Lots

Proposed changes to the revised Town plan include doing away with thee Village boundaries, eliminating separate Town and Village zoning districts, and combing three rural districts into one, Zoning Administrator Michele Braun told selectmen last week More...

Local Cyclist is World Class Mountain Biker

If meeting a World Class Mountain Bike rider is on your bucket list it will be easy to cross it off. Just stop in at Bicycle Express on the common and say hello to Noah Tautfest. More...

News

Boy Scouts Having Fun & Learning

Hard to believe that summer is nearly gone! As a troop, 759 has had a disjointed summer with few activities done together. That doesn't mean we sat around and did nothing however! It has been busy summer. For example: More...

Cub Scouts Pine Derby Set

Waterbury Cub Scout Pack 711 is trying to get into the Guiness Book of World Records! On Saturday, August 23, 2014 in the Crossett Brook Middle School, Route 100 Waterbury from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM More...

Linda Chugkowski & Robert Martin Are High Motorcycle Fundraisers for Last Mile Ride

Fueled by compassion, 154 runners and walkers, 201 motorcyclists and 38 cyclists gathered at Gifford Medical Center on Friday and Saturday for the Last Mile Ride, raising $60,000 for area residents in life’s last mile. More...

Police Report

Police Report

August 6 6:06 a.m. - Agency Assistance - Officers assisted other agencies with an on going case. People were co operative and the officers were able to return to patrol shortly. More...

Editorials

Average Joe

The Greener Generation

A BOUT TWO weeks ago, the little woman was in the checkout line at Dan’s Market when she overheard the cashier at the adjacent checkout chastising her old classmate, Jane Garland, for forgetting to bring her reusable grocery bags into the store More...

News from the Hill

NORWICH UNIVERSITY officials will host a special event to announce that the Sullivan Museum and History Center has been designated the first and only Smithsonian Affiliate in the state of Vermont. More...

Silly Social Scenes

“For the generation of fools is endless.” Simonides of Ceos

PIRATES HAVE FREE WEEKEND AS SKUMLIN & PHILPOTT GET ICE-BUCKETED – The Big News on The Big Lake last week was that those Big Bad Buccaneers, Black Bob and Pyrate Billy (as he prefers to spell it), had free rein on the length and breadth of More...

Sports

Northfield’s Best Kept Secret - Volleyball

Northfield has a well-kept summer secret- the Northfield Volleyball League. More...

Norwich Adds to Football Coaching Staff

Norwich head football coach Mark Murnyack has announced changes to his football coaching staff for the 2014 season, including the elevation of Bill Russell to associate head coach, Carl Mintken to offensive coordinator/ offensive line, Patrick Moffit More...