January 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Vermont House Approves Marijuana Bill 81-63

MONTPELIER— On the very first day of this year’s Legislature, the Vermont House gave approval for legalization of small amounts of marijuana in a vote of 81 to 63 last week. Gov. Phil Scott says he’ll sign the legislation if it reaches his desk. More...

Girl Scout Cookie Season Gets Underway February 15

BEDFORD, NH — Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains (GSGWM) enters the next century of Girl Scouts selling cookies. More...

Obituaries

Jeanne E. Brookfield, 58, Disk Jockey at 107.1

Jeanne E. Brookfield, 58, died Sunday, December 24, 2017 at the Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin. She was born in Coral Gables, FL on April 7, 1959 the daughter of James & Anne (Stumpf) Brookfield. More...

Robert “Tim” Smith, 72, with Gross Trucking

Robert “Tim” Smith, 72, died unexpectedly, Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at the University Medical Center with his family at his side.  He was born July 16, 1945 in Moretown, the son of Allen & Avis (Goodell) Smith. More...

Richard T. Elwell, 83, Insurance Broker

Richard T. Elwell, 83, a long time resident of Northfield, VT died October 30, 2017 at his home in Belleview, FL.  He was born in Montpelier, VT on August 30, 1934, the son of Vincent and Dorothy (Blaisdell) Elwell. More...

Police Report

Police Report

December 20 1:01 p.m. - Suspicious Person/Circumstance - Police had a walk-in complaint about medication. Police spoke with the complainant. 4:28 p.m. - Directed Patrol - Governorf’s Highway Safety Grant (GHSP) time.  More...

Features

Silly Social Scenes

SEMI-PENULTIMATE MEETING OF YEAR ENDS IN FABULOUS TALE & NEAR THEFT! – We refer not to No’field’s Bored of Selectdodos, but to the Grumpy Old Men’s Breakfast Club, which held its last, next-to-last or second-to-last meeting of the year. More...

Brown Public Library This Week

Our Youth Program presents:  FUSE BEADS! Bring your child to make a keychain, magnet, hanging decoration, gift and much more!  Come check out our new patterns and accessories. More...

Ainsworth Public Library This Week

Ainsworth Public Library Williamstown Library Hours 2:00 to 6:00 Mon, *Tues, Thurs, Fri. (*6:00 to 7:00 volunteer staffed, call ahead.) 9:00 to 6:00 Wednesday   9:00 to 1:00 Saturday 802-433-5887      More...

Sports

PASS, NEMST to Headline “Milk Bowl Friday” at Thunder Road

Barre, Vt. More...

Ice Fishing Coming Early

MONTPELIER, Vt. – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says recent cold weather has made ice fishing a viable Vermont outdoor activity several weeks earlier than in recent years.    More...

Rice Defeats Northfield Girls 3-1

Photo By Bill Croney, The Northfield NewsNorthfield’s Hailey Brickey (left, #3 in white) snaps a shot over the stick of Rice defender Grace Miller (#6, in green) during last Wednesday night’s game at Kreitzberg Arena. More...

The New Water Street Park Discussed at Special Meeting

A special meeting of the Northfield Selectboard was called last week to hear from the public about the newly completed Water Street Park. Town Manager Jeff Schulz said that holding this public hearing is a requirement since the municipality rece More...

NU Chooses New Trustee

NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Norwich University officials announced that Navy Vice Admiral Patricia A. Tracey (Retired) was elected to the Board of Trustees at the Board’s October 2017 meeting. More...

Costs for Northfield Fire Department May Be Going Up

Northfield Fire Chief Peter J. DeMasi appeared before a budget meeting of the Northfield Selectboard last week to speak about the needs of the Fire Department in the coming year’s town budget. More...

News

Gifford to Offer Baby Sitting Course January 27

RANDOLPH – Gifford is offering a Safe Sitter ® Babysitting Course for students in grades 6 through 8 on Saturday, January 27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Gifford Conference Center (44 South Main Street) in Randolph, VT.  More...

Booster Club Winners

Week 5 is over and we have 3 new winners thanks to the owners of The Cornerstone Burger Co. Rich McSheffry and Keith Paxmar. Here is another great restaurant right on our Common where the food and drinks are excellent . More...

Marauder of the Week

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Calendar

Community Calendar

art exhibits around the area Northfield  More...

Entertainment

Rocky City! in Concert

Rock City will be in concert on Thursday, January 25 at :30 p.m. at the Barre Elks Lodge, 10 Jefferson Street, Barre, VT Tickets are $10/person and all proceeds will benefit the People’s Health and Wellness Clinic.  More...

Winter Weekends for High Schoolers

The Governor’s Institutes of Vermont announces two fantastic Winter Weekends for motivated high school students taking place in February 2018.  All Vermont high school and technical center students are invited to attend. More...

Capital City Concerts Presents!

Capital City Concerts presents FRENCH CONNECTION on SUNDAY, January 21 at 3 PM at the Unitarian Church of Montpelier.   More...

House & Home

The Gardening 'Guy

How Will Cold Weather Affect our Gardens?

We’ve had some very cold weather recently. And although I hear gardeners at the post office or country store complaining about the cold, the weather has been normal for this time of year. It’s January, after all, and it’s supposed to be cold. More...




 
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