July 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Boys & Girls Club Gets New Director

Hope Clark has been chosen as the new Director of the Northfield Teen Center by the Boys and Girls Club of the White River. With a passion for working with youth and experience serving at-risk populations, Ms. More...

Obituaries

Lenora McDonald, 81, Worked at Rock of Ages

UPPER WEBSTERVILLE - Lenora Georgiana McDonald, 81, of Church Hill Road, died Thursday morning, July 15, 2010 at the Central Vermont Hospital in Berlin. Her family was at her bedside. 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 THE FISHERMEN MINISTRY, WALKING More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

DURING JULY AROUND THE AREA Montpelier Ongoing, Sculpture Exhibit featuring the works of Leila Bandar, Kat Clear, Chris Curtis, David Tanych and Denis Versweyveld, Vermont Arts Council Sculpture Garden. Through August 9 - More...

Features

Kids Korner

DID YOU KNOWthat there are a lot of crafts you can do right out of your own backyard this summer? More...

Common Talk

Blooming Summer

ONE OF THE cashiers at the local grocery was commiserating with a customer about the heat wave. She said, “I didn’t know thermometers in Vermont registered three digits!” More...

Thoughts of an Average Joe

My Grandfather Shouldn’t Have Been Driving

I remember when I was a kid, my grandparents would come to visit and my dad would always ask the same question when they’d arrive. “How was your trip?” “Great,” Grandpa would answer. More...

Sports

Green Mountain Bicycle Club

Rides For August

Green Mountain Bicycle Club rides for August of 2010 are set forth below. All rides are free and open to the public. These rides are most suitable for road bikes and helmets are required. More...

Elite Hockey Camp Gets Underway

400 kids to participate

The temperatures around the area may have been in the high 80’s and 90’s for the past couple of weeks but that hasn’t stopped the ice surface at Kreitzberg Arena from being a very busy place. More...

Golf Notes From Northfield Country Club

The Northfield Ladies League last Wednesday evening was a different sort of competition for the Northfield ladies. They hosted women golfers from the Montpelier Country Club in the twosome, best ball, Ladies’ Montpelier Exchange. More...

Tornado Strikes Union Brook Road

Hundreds of trees were uprooted and sheered off along Union Brook following the storm last Saturday evening. Power went out in Northfield Village for about an hour and a half. More...

Northfield Historical show rated ‘Fleming’ quality by opening night attendees

If you are a photography buff, or if maybe you just take an occasional photo, you will find the Northfield Historical Society’s summer exhibit, “Reuben McIntosh, 19th Century Northfield Photographer and His Photographs” both intere More...

News

Attorney General makes finding of wrongdoing by Selects,Trustees, Town Manager

will not proceed further

Michael McShane, Assistant Attorney General of the State of Vermont who has been investigating the facts surrounding the attempted termination of Bill Lyon from his various positions during last year’s budget process, has rendered his final op More...

David Harrington To Run As Republican For Senate In Washington County

BARRE - David Harrington of Barre Town announced today that he will run for the Vermont State Senate to represent Washington County. More...

Pill Drop Will Be Feature At Safety Day

Northfield Police Department and the Drug Free Partnership of Northfield and Roxbury are sponsoring a PILL DROP OFF during Safety Day on Saturday, July 24, 2010. More...

Entertainment

Hello From Hollywood!

Foreign Game Shows Invade the USA

THERE’S A NEW 6-part series on the Travel Channel that may not be provide many unique travel tips, but it certainly offers an unique perspective on the kinds of game shows broadcast in other countries. More...

PBS This Week

JULY 25 TO 31

July 25: Sunday at 2 p.m., tenor Placido Domingo sings the title role in “Simon Boccanegra” on “Great Performances at the Met.” James Levine conducts Verdi’s tragic story of a father and his lost daughter. More...

Letters

Pharmacy Hours

TO THE EDITOR: THE NORTHFIELD NEWS THE NORTHFIELD PHARMACY has a big sign that says Open 7 Days, Free Delivery. Yesterday was Sunday. I found myself in the ER at Berlin Hospital suffering from very painful abdominal cramping. More...

Boys & Girls Club

TO THE EDITOR: THE NORTHFIELD NEWS IRECENTLY had the opportunity to have a conversation with the new Boys & Girls Club Teen Center Director Hope Clark. I am happy to report that I came away very impressed. More...

Historical Society Show

TO THE EDITOR: THE NORTHFIELD NEWS More...

House & Home

What’s Cooking

Cool, Hot and Sweet

Italian Tomato Salad Tomatoes are here. And a most simple, delicious way to serve them deserves to be repeated throughout the summer More...

Home Again

Flying Mammals: Chiroptera

EVENING DESCENDS upon the meadow. In the distance the soft who-whoo-whooing of an owl welcomes the nightfall, and somewhere in the field grasses, a small vole shudders in fear. More...

The Gardening Guy

Mid-Summer in the Garden

THE RECENT heat wave turned me into an early morning gardener. By midmorning the heat chased me indoors to work on the computer. More...

History

NORTHFIELD IN HISTORY

125 Years Ago The Northfield News July 22, 1885 3 cents a copy/ $1.50 a year Geo. More...