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Blood Donations Needed to Stem Seasonal Decline

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help offset a seasonal decline in donations and prevent a shortage this summer by giving blood. More...

Worship

Worship Directory

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

Calendar

Calendar

ART EXHIBITS AROUND THE AREA Northfield Through July 15 - Out of the Ashes,, fifth and final exhibition commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, focus on the aftermath of the Lincoln assissination and the restoration of the South, Sulli More...

Entertainment

UPS Golf Tourney to Benefit Green Mountain United Way

Our local United Parcel Service employees are once again getting together to put on the 10th Annual Best Ball Scramble golf tournament on July 17th for the benefit of Green Mountain United Way (GMUW). More...

Hello From Hollywood

2016’s Newest Oscar Walk of Fame Honorees

THE ACADEMY of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, the organization that hands out the Oscars, invited 322 artists and executives last week to become its newest members (and largest group ever), continuing its efforts to diversify its membership to b More...

Sherlock & The Case of the Jersey Lilly

Dorset Theatre Festival will stage Katie Forgette's Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily, a delightfully funny and exciting take on the famous detective story that weaves together threads of history and literature including the great Sherl More...

Cabot Hosiery Project to Cost $45 Million

Selectmen approved moving forward with collaborating with Cabot Hosiery on obtaining public funds for Cabot’s expansion funding, and the board approved Baroffio’s application for a salvage yard on Houston Street. More...

Vermont’s Major Role in Our Independence

When we celebrate the Fourth of July this year, we should remember the contributions made by Vermonters in the fight for independence. More...

News

Changing of the Guard

Cara Gauthier (right) receives a plaque to recognize her year as president of the Northfield Rotary from Bob Doyon. Doyon had just received his gravel of office as the incoming president. More...

You Can’t Take it With You Auditions Set for July 12-13

Auditions for the fall Valley Players production of "You Can't Take It With You", by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, will take place Sunday, July 12 from 1-3 and Monday, July 13 from 6:30-8:30. More...

Brown Public Library

Summer is in full swing at the library and we are busier than ever. We had a record number of patrons stop in on a Monday in June......125 to be exact!! We enjoy seeing you all stop in and enjoy our services. More...

Police Report

Police Report

June 17 12:14 a.m. - Foot Patrol - A foot patrol and business checks were conducted on Plaza Drive. All was found to be secure. Nothing further. 2:33 a.m. - Foot Patrol - A foot patrol and business checks were conducted in the Depot Square area. More...

Editorials

There Were Jobs

Aging in Place

The other night, I was washing the windshield of my car. As I squeegeed the water off, the memory of a Texaco Man cleaning my dad’s windshield came to my mind. More...

The Gardening Guy

Pinching? This Isn’t Kindergarten

I was presenting at an outdoor gardening event recently when a woman walked by wearing a tee shirt that said, “No Pinching!” Maybe she had young kids, or was a kindergarten teacher. Clearly she was not an experienced gardener. More...

The Savoy (Part One)

The Savoy Movie Theater was located on East Street not far from the Common. An older wood-frame building that had been in use as a cinema and opera house, it was constructed in 1920 and held almost four hundred patrons. More...