September 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Local 7th Grader is Vermont Miss Jr. High

Photo courtesy of Erika ClaytonNorthfield 7th grader Reese Clayton (back row, center) was named Vt Miss Jr. High earlier this month, in Burlington and will take part in the National Competition next summer. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

ART EXHIBITS AROUND THE AREA Northfield Through December 16 - World War: America and the Cretion of a Superpower, aligned iwth 100th anniversary of the U.S. More...

Entertainment

Local Composer, Zach Sheets to Debut “In Clarion Fields” in Statewide Tour

Zach Sheets, accomplished composer, chamber musician and orchestral flutist, will debut his latest work, in clarion fields, at the Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s Made in Vermont Statewide Tour. More...

American Craft Week • October 1 - 16

Official Celebration Dates: October 1-16, 2016 More...

De Temps Antan at Barre Opera House

Next up in The Barre Opera House’s TD Bank Celebration Series is the powerhouse Quebecois trio, De Temps Antan, on Friday, October 14 at 8 p.m.  The show is sponsored by Central Vermont Medical Center and Leahy Press with media support More...

Letters

Unfortunate Headline

TO THE EDITOR: THE NORTHFIELD NEWS We, Peter Evans of Northfield and Rama Schneider of Williamstown, have been asked by the Northfield/Williamstown school district merger study committee to address a truly unfortunate headline: "S More...

Bad Wind

 TO THE EDITOR: THE NORTHFIELD NEWS I went to protest Governor Shumlin's ribbon cutting of the Deerfield wind project in Searsburg. Our public land was given over to a foreign corporation to frack and blast a mountain apart. More...

House & Home

The Gardening Guy

Fall Flowers

  Almost every flower gardener has great June flowers: peonies are dramatic and go well with the Siberian iris that bloom at the same time. Bachelor buttons are blooming and poppies are popping out everywhere. More...

Girls Soccer Team Inspires School Merger Committee • It’s “Exit 5”

For the first time this year, the girls of Northfield and Williamstown have merged into one soccer team and they have begun to call themselves “Exit 5” referring to the interstate exit number for Northfield and Will More...

Sue Minter Would Tax Haircuts, Your Plumber

At the Tunbridge Fair, Democrat gubernatorial candidate Sue Minter indicated in an interview with WDEV’s Mike Smith that she is in favor of expanding the Vermont state sales and use tax to services. More...

Class of 1955 Gets Together

Photo by Shannon Grant More...

Dining Out!

Photo by John Cruickshank, The Northfield News More...

News

John Mitchell Memorial Golf Tournament

Photo by Bill Croney, the Northfield NewsNorwich Senior Patrick Calhoon Plays his bagpipes to signal the start of the John Mitchell Memorial Golf Tournament last Saturday Morning at the Northfield Country Club. More...

Downtown Bethel Undergoing Vermont’s First Extreme Town Makeover • Go See It!

National “Better Block” demonstration project comes to VT, promoting a more livable, walkable, vibrant downtown.Unique “do-it-yourself” revitalization project brings community together to create the town they want  More...

Norwich Cyber Program Used in South Africa

Norwich University Applied Research Institutes (NUARI) facilitated a cyber resiliency response exercise in South Africa with 16 institutions integral to the effective operating of the South African financial markets on Sept. More...

Police Report

Police Report

September 14 9:49 a.m. - Agency Assistance - Northfield PD assisted the Washington County Sheriff's Dept with attempting to locate two individuals. One had an arrest warrant while the other had court documents that needed to be served on her. More...

Features

Hello From Hollywood

Broadway Raises the Curtain on a New Season (Part 1 of 2)

How does Broadway top itself in the current new season after the blockbuster More...

I Remember

New York City and the Brill Building

Last week I wrote that Mike Brassard, Mike and the Throbs lead singer, John “Bo” Blodgett, the band’s dynamite lead guitar man and yours truly in More...

Ainsworth Public Library This Week

Ainsworth Public Library More...

Sports

Exit 5 Girls Won One, and Lost Another

 “Exit 5”. The combined Williamstown/Northfield Girl’s soccer team won one and lost one last week. More...

Marauders Smash Ghosts 8-0, Peoples 1-0

The Northfield High Boy’s soccer team improved with home wins over Randolph on Tuesday and Peoples (at Sabine field, under the lights) on Saturday night.   Against Peoples Northfield picked up a 1-0 win on a goal by Paul Bean (assist: More...

Blue Devil Boys Still Undefeated at 6-0

The Blue Devil Boys only had one game on the schedule last week, and although they struggled they made the best of that single opportunity. More...



 




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