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Vermont History Classes for Homeschooled Children

Registration is now open for the 2015-16 series of History for Homeschoolers workshops offered by the Vermont Historical Society. More...

Obituaries

David Ray Frierson, 67, Awarded Bronze Star

David Ray Frierson, 67, was “on the right side of the dirt” until Sunday, August 16, 2015 at 1:25 p.m. at the Veteran’s Medical Center in White River Junction, VT. More...

Leonard Joseph Abbey, 84, Owned Abbey’s Trucking

Leonard Joseph Abbey, 84, died Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. He was born in Roxbury on July 20, 1931, the son of, Ira & Agnes (Devine) Abbey. He attended Roxbury and Northfield schools. More...

Robert Anthony DeFelice, 64, Restauranteur

Robert Anthony DeFelice, 64, died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, at Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin. He was born in Providence, Rhode Island, on May 12,1951, the son of Pasquale and Bernice (Buck) DeFelice. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

ART EXHIBITS AROUND THE AREA Northfield More...

Police Report

Police Report

August 12 More...

Worship Directory

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

Editorials

the gardening guy

Late Summer Plantings in the Vegetable Garden

If you are like me, you have some space in your vegetable garden now. I have pulled all my garlic and my peas. Or maybe you planted a big patch of lettuce early on, and it’s been eaten or gone by. More...

Upstairs at the Gray Building (Part 2)

Last week I described how my sixth grade teacher in 1954 occasionally meted out punishment her own chamber of horrors. Lest you think Mrs. Ruth Mann was pure evil, there was another side to her. More...

Rooks Arrive at Norwich

Northfield’s Markie Delude (right, with flag), a sophomore and a Cadet Corporal, and the other members of her company’s Cadre (in uniforms) lead their freshmen up the hill from Kreitzberg More...

Last Mile Ride Raises $104,000 for Gifford Medical End of Life Programs

RANDOLPH--More than 385 Last Mile Ride participants joined together to raise $104,000 to support Gifford Medical Center’s end-of-life services on Friday and Saturday, exceeding the event’s ambitious 2015 goal of $100,000. More...

Super Senior

Joyce Knights is being recognized for her efforts in making buttons for the upcoming Labor Day celebration. Joyce who is 90 years old volunteered to take on this task two weeks ago. More...

News

News from the Hill

By now, just about all Norwich students have arrived on campus, as everyone prepares to begin classes for the fall 2015 semester on Monday, August 31. More...

Brown Public Library

Hope to see everyone at the Brown Public Library LABOR DAY BOOK SALE!! More...

The Veterans Place Receives Donation

John des Groseilliers US Army Reserve Ambassador for Vermont made a donation to the Veterans Place in Northfield. More...

Entertainment

Hello From Hollywood

The Myriad Lessons in Learning to Drive

Learning to Drive is a new drama about two people in need of life lessons. More...

Two Workshops on War on Drugs at Aldrich

Join the Peace & Justice Center at Aldrich Library, 6 Washington St., Barre, VT from 6pm-8pm on Monday, September 14th and Tuesday, September 15th for two workshops where participants will discuss "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age More...

Mad River Craft Fair Labor Day Weekend

The 45th Annual Mad River Valley Craft Fair will feature local artists this Labor Day Weekend. This intimate craft fair located in Waitsfield runs Saturday & Sunday, September 5 & 6, 10 am to 5 pm. More...

Letters

Central Street Water Project

AS A RESIDENT of Central Street, I find it hard to believe, as stated in the 20 August edition of The Northfield News, that the water main project will be complete this week (the 22nd of August is the end of the week). More...

The Summer of Discontent, Part II

It couldn’t Tuesday of this Marcotte, came over to assist me with a plumbing problem. For some reason the downstairs toilet was leaking. After a flush or two the water began to rise above flood stage and so we began to bail. Next step. More...

In Age of Uber, “Right To Work” Makes More Sense than Ever

VERMONT IS A TOUGHER than average place to make a living. No secret there. One of the first questions you get from folks you meet is, “You live here full time? How do you make it work?” Some of the answers are necessarily creative. More...