February 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

NU Cyber Security Program Went to Superbowl 50

The Norwich University computer security and information assurance (CSIA) program, with students operating both onsite in California and on campus, supported Santa Clara Police Department, the lead law enforcement agency at Super Bowl 50, and the law More...

Obituaries

Anna “Peggy” Ashton Plourde, 85, Nurse

Oakdale - Anna Margaret “Peggy” Plourde, 85, of Oakdale, died peacefully surrounded by her family on January 23, 2016, at the Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London. More...

Laurette Rochelle (Brochu) Davis, 58, Worked at Norwich

Laurette Rochelle (Brochu) Davis, 58, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and friends, Friday evening, February 5th 2016. She was born in St. Johnsbury, VT on January 8, 1958, to Fernand & Joanne (Bassett) Brochu, Sr. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

ART EXHIBITS AROUND THE AREA Northfield Through June 30 - Saddle Up, Norwich Cavalry: Training, Touring and Tactics on Horseback, Sullivan Museum & History Center. More...

Editorials

Editorial

PERHAPS THE BEST thing that the Legislature accomplished by its week long discussion to ban circus elephants from Vermont was that they weren’t spending time hurting regular folks. More...

Legislative Update

Pity that we can’t maintain focus on the critical issues before us – the economy and budget, education and health care – instead of being distracted by whether Vermont should make marijuana legal. More...

Features

the gardening guy

Spring Flower Shows

This has been a relatively easy winter for me. No heavy snows requiring me to climb up on my roof to shovel off the flat part above a death-defying 30-foot drop. No temperatures lingering below zero for days on end. More...

I REMEMBER

Pombar’s Pool Emporium, Characters Welcome (Part Two)

“Characters welcomed,” could have been Ed’s motto. One such personality was Fruto Valley, a salesman from Barre who sold clothing from the trunk of his car and always had a large wad of cash in his pocket. More...

Silly Social Scenes

“In politics, stupidity is not ahandicap.”Napoleon BonaparteHEMAN MOICMAY-ZIM More...

High School Interact Club Bringing Computers to Tanzanian Students

Members of Northfield Middle High School’s Interact Club need a little help to bring the miracle of modern computers to their sister school in Pommerin, Tanzania. More...

Small Bore Champs!

The Northfield High School Junior Rifles hosted the Junior Olympic Smallbore match for Vermont late in January. The Shooters: front row (L to R), D.J. More...

News

Marauder of the Week

This week's marauder of the week is a quiet and understated young man who is being recognized for his consistent contributions to the overall spirit of what Northfield High School is all about. More...

Northfield Police Department to Host Citizen’s Police Academy

Northfield Police will be hosting its Second Annual Citizen’s Police Academy starting February 17, 2016 at 6:30pm until 9:00pm in the community room at the police station, 110 Wall Street, Northfield. 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...

Entertainment

Brown Public Library

DON'T MISS THE CHANCE TO SIP N PAINT.........Saturday, March 5th More...

Hello from Hollywood

Oscar Showdown/Brian Stokes Returns to LA

The Directors Guild crowned The Revenant’s Alejandro Inarritu with its top prize (and an first back-to-back win) last Saturday night, further splintering the race for Best Picture at the Oscars as far as the highestprofile guilds are concerned. More...

Auditions for Jesus Christ Superstar

Auditions for Stowe Theatre Guild’s summer production of the 1970s rock opera “Jesus Christ Superstar” will be held Feb. 19 and 20 at the Town Hall Theater in Stowe. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Not So Common Sense Gun Laws

TO THE EDITOR: THE NORTHFIELD NEWS I T SHOULD BE CLEAR to everyone watching that activists both in Burlington’s city government and in the Vermont Legislature are trying their best to abridge and curtail our rights guaranteed under the Second A More...

Sports

Lady Devils Pick Up a Pair of Wins

Williamstown’s lady Devils picked up a pair of wins last week. More...

Boys Basketball

The Williamstown Boys Basketball team wrapped up their final road trip of the season last week and it was a busy week for the Blue Devils. They played 3 games on the road, ending with a showdown against the defending division 4 champions Proctor. More...

Three Games, Two Wins for Marauder Girls

The Marauder Girl’s basketball team had a three game week, last week, and when the dust had settled on three very close games the Girls of The Maroon & White had picked up two wins and taken one loss. More...