October 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

1st Graders Starting Out Right

Two groups of Northfield Elementary students got a chance to meet some Norwich students last Thursday afternoon during their Physical Education class. More...

Obituaries

Anna McSweeney, 97, Worked at GM as Riveter during WW II

Anna McSweeney, age 97, a native of Long Island City, NY passed away on Monday, October 6, 2014. More...

Everen Vera Capone, 69, Worked in Secretary of State’s Office

Everen Vera Capone, age 69, died Thursday, October 9, 2014 in Concord Hospital in Concord, NH. More...

Worship

Worship Directory

BETH JACOB SYNAGOGUE10 Harrison St., MontpelierContact: 229-94297 p.m. Friday, 9:45 a.m. SaturdayShabbat Services More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

ART EXHIBITSAROUND THE AREANorthfieldThrough December, 2014 -1864: "Some Suffer SoMuch,” The fourth in aseries of Civil War exhibitions will examine therole of Norwich More...

Police Report

Police Report

October 1 8:51 a.m. - Vehicle towed - Officers performed a traffic stop on a motor vehicle on South Main Street. It was determined through investigation that the operator was suspended, (Civil). The vehicle was towed by North Main Service. More...

Editorials

News from the Hill

I F YOU HAVE been to the Shaw Outdoor Center this last week, you probably noticed a considerable amount of construction. Central Vermont Medical Center is building a new medical center. More...

Average Joe

I’m Tickled to Pay my Taxes

Someone—I think it may have been Benjamin Franklin—(Or, it could have been that annoying know-it-all, Gladys Leonard, from over on Church Street), once said: “Nothing is certain but death and taxes.” More...

Silly Social Scenes

EDITOR’S COMPLAINT – This is your Editor speaking. More...

House & Home

The Gardening Guy

Planting bulbs

This is one of my favorite times of the year. Trees are turning brilliant colors, food from the garden is in the larder, and it’s bulb planting time. More...

Teen Center Receives Large Grant

The Northfield Teen Center, a program of the Washington County Youth Service Bureau/Boys & Girls Club in Montpelier, has received a three year grant in the amount of $38,551 from the Vermont Children’s Trust Foundation to provide Northfield More...

NU Wins $2.3 Million FEMA Grant

Five universities that make up the National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium (NCPC) will blend their cyber terrorism and incident response education programs in order to provide nationwide critical infrastructure protection training. More...

Walking to School

Members of the Norwich Women’s Hockey team (in the pink jerseys) were part of a large Northfield/Norwich contingent that took part in last Thursday’s International Walk to School Day. More...

Northfield Middle High to Become Member of League of Innovative Schools

Northfield Middle High School (NMHS) has been accepted into the League of Innovative Schools and will be officially inducted into that New England wide organization on November 5th. More...

News

Marauder of the Week Kyra White

This week’s Marauder of the Week is freshman, Kyra White. More...

Norwich Cadet Found Dead

On October 12, 2014 at about 10:56 a.m., Northfield Police were requested to respond to 974 VT Route 12 South, being South Village Mobil within the Town of Northfield to assist the Northfield Ambulance on scene for a reported subject who had fallen i More...

Students of the Month

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Entertainment

Hello From Hollywood

Pretty Little Liars Give Love to Their Fans

ABC Family’s hit series, Pretty Little Liars, now in its 5th season, will honor its devoted fans with a one-hour special’s worth of appreciation when the cast and creative team gather to talk everything about the liars, including a sneak More...

Dupont Brothers to Appear at Chandler

Chandler presents The DuPont Brothers, the first in a new “First Friday” series, on Friday November 7 at 7:30 pm in the Upper Gallery. More...

Tasty bluegrass and fresh produce to be served at Chandler on November 15

Both tasty bluegrass and fresh local produce will be served on Saturday, November 15 at Chandler, with a performance by Run Boy Run at 7:30 p.m and earlier at a farmer’s market starting at 3:00 p.m. More...

Letters

Northfield Gas Prices

TO THE EDITOR: THE NORTHFIELD NEWS I More...

Pat McDonald for Senate

TO THE EDITOR: THE NORTHFIELD NEWS V ERMONT HAS a long tradition of outstanding women who have provided our State with valuable leadership. Consuelo More...

Remembering Northfield

TO THE EDITOR: THE NORTHFIELD NEWS I WAS REMINISCING of the delights of a Northfield childhood in autumn recently, and how much has changed since the 1950's. More...

Sports

Devil Girls Overcome GMVS 3-2

The Lady Devils picked up a pair of home wins last week, and in doing so became the first team in Division III to record ten wins. More...

Youngsters Go Hiking

Williamstown Elementary School students in grades Pre K-5 took part in an All-School Hike recently. Students hiked in six different developmentally appropriate locations around the state. More...

Blue Devil Boys Overrun Blue Mountain Bucks 8-2

The Blue Devil Boys split the two games they played last week. More...