April 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Students Receive Recognition for Musical Achievements at Carnegie Hall

In the bleak mid-winter of 2015 and 2016, a total of three students from Northfield and onefrom Barre made their mark in the world of music by being selected for the High School More...

Calendar

This Week's Calendar

ART EXHIBITS AROUND THE AREANorthfieldThrough June 30 - Saddle Up, Norwich Cavalry: Training, Touring and Tactics on Horseback, Sullivan Museum & History Center.MontpelierThrough June 30 - Adrienne Ginter, “Fauna&nbs More...

Entertainment

What's Happening at Ainsworth Public Library

Norwich Namesakes/ Stories From the Hill Program: More...

Brown Public Library this Week

If you shop online at AmazonSmile, please choose BROWN PUBLIC LIBRARY as your favorite charitable organization to donate to. AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you s More...

Hello From Hollywood

Countdown to the Tony Nominations, The Musicals

The 2016 Tony Awards eligibility ends today and when the nominations for this year’s honors are announced live next Tuesday, May 3 at 8:30am ET on CBS and at TonyAwards.com, two recently opened and stunning musicals will More...

Features

Legislative Update

We may be in the “home stretch” in the Legislature. The Speaker anticipates an adjournment of May 6th. More...

I Remember

Summertime and the Living is Easy (Part 2)

I described last week the how and the why two intrepid Northfield lads ended up in the More...

Silly Social Scenes

"If a politician found he had cannibals among his constituents, we would promise them missionaries for dinner," Henry Louis Mencken, the Sage of Baltimore More...

Peter Welch Comes to Williamstown

BY BILL CRONEYThe Northfield NewsThe Town of Williamstown held a double celebration Last Friday at the Public Service Building. The first reason for the celebration was to celebrate Earth Day and the second reason was to  More...

ROTC Turns 100

Photo by Bill Croney, The Northfield News The 100th birthday of ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) and the roll of Norwich University during that time was recognized and honored at the State House last Thursday morning. More...

Joe Fiarkoski Looks Back Over His Career

A battered paperback copy of James Agee’s book, “Let Us Now Praise Famous Men,” has been part of my collection of 50 or so “sacred texts” for the past 40 years. More...

News

Volunteers Needed to Work on Veterans' Park

The Williamstown Veterans Memorial Committee will continue to work on the Veterans Memorial Park this year. The committee is run by volunteers and is responsible for short and long-term planning. More...

Bagging your First Turkey

Bagging your First Turkey Hunter Partlow bags his first turkey while hunting with family and friends the first day of Youth Turkey Season. He got a nice Jake weighing 14 1/2 lbs. Great job Hunter!! More...

Elks Support the Local Veterans' Place

The Barre Elks Lodge continued its tradition of supporting The Veterans Place in Northfield,Vermont. Barre Lodge utilized a $2000 Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant to purchase housing items for Veterans transitioning  More...

Editorials

Letter to the Editor

DA's Can Not Be Allowed to Fail

TO THE EDITOR: THE NORTHFIELD NEWSDuring this Legislative session, attention has been given to the need for an increase in the Medicaid rates being paid to the non-profit Designated and Specialized Service agencies More...

House & Home

Gardening Gifts for Mother's Day

When I was a boy, I generally bought my mom some pansies in a little wooden box for Mother’s Day. Mom is long gone, but I’ll be thinking of her and all she did for me when Mother’s Day rolls around on May 8. More...

Sports

Northfield Girls' Softball Team Takes Lamoille 20-11

Photo by Bill Croney, The Northfield News Northfield center fielder Emma Stephens makes a great catch in the fifth inning of last Saturday morning’s game against Lamoille, in Northfield Falls. More...

Spring into Sports Open House at CVMC

Vermont Health Network - Central Vermont Medical Center Rehabilitation Therapy will hold a “Spring into Sports” open house on Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 1311 Barre-Montpelier Road in Berlin. More...