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Deer Tick Populations Are High This Summer

More Lyme Disease Can Be the Result

Vermont’s deer tick population is growing. There are a few reasons for this recent increase, according to Jessica Jones, owner and vet at Country Animal Hospital in Bethel. More...

Mushroom Tower Rises At MOMA

Renewable Bricks Created by Local Man

One of the sensations of the art scene in New York City this summer had its beginnings in the mushrooms that spread their fibrous roots in the ground around Todd Bayer’s sugarhouse in Royalton. More...

Special Sections

People

“I’m One”

Hi! My name is Silas Harrington and I turn one year old on July 25, 2014. I live in Rochester with my parents, Curtis and Erica, and my big sister, Fiona. More...

“I’m One”

Hi! My name is Landon Harvey and I turned one year old on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. I live in Rochester with my parents, Staci and Bryant Harvey. More...

Arts

RCMS To Present Jennings And Dane in Concert July 27

On Sunday, July 27 at 4 p.m., the Rochester Chamber Music Society will present a flute, viola, and piano concert featuring flutist Christina Jenning, violist Matt Dane, and pianist Cynthia Huard at the Rochester Federated Church. More...

ONSTAGE AT CHANDLER

The Vermont premiere of Jane Chambers’ classic lesbian drama “Last Summer at Bluefish Cove” will be one of three plays offered Friday through Sunday at the close of this year’s Summer Pride Theater Festival at Chandler Music H More...

Lyra Summer Music Workshop Features Brown and Vickery

In the second guest artist concert of its fifth anniversary season, Lyra Summer Music Workshop brings one of America’s rising stars on the classical music stage, Michael Brown, to Randolph. More...

Calendar - Free Access

Calendar

Thursday, July 24 Midwifery Open House. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Wendell A. Button

Boiling Springs, S.C.— Graveside services for Wendell A. Button will be held Saturday, July 26 at 2 p.m. at the Highland Cemetery in Chelsea, Vt. More...

Blondin Service

A memorial funeral service for Edith J. Blondin, 71 of Chelsea, was held on Sunday, July 13 at the Boardway & Cilley Funeral Home in Chelsea, with Pastor Todd Paton officiating. More...

Chelsea Neighbors Thwart Burglary, Apprehend Thief

Burglar Detained As Captors Sit on Him

Two weeks ago Thursday, Raymond Hayward went to work cleaning up brush in the field across from his home on Route 113 in Chelsea, but he had no idea he was about to take heroic actions to stop a burglary in action. More...

Communication Breakdown: Selex Discuss Slow Response

Heather Mullen was present at the July 15 meeting of the Chelsea Selectboard to discuss a recent break-in to her home, where she credited two neighbors as heroes (see separate story). More...

Family of Randolph Veterans Honored

Unique Distinction For Howard Family

In a ceremony on Monday, July 14 at Grant Memorial Park, 100 friends and family members turned out to honor five members of the Howard family of Randolph, all of whom received various certificates and medals for service in the military. More...

Picture-Perfect Form

A rider clears a cross-country fence at the United States Eventing Association (USEA) Horse Trial at Huntington Farm earlier this month in South Strafford. The two-day event included dressage, cross country, and stadium jumping. More...

Communities

Alleged Burglars Traded Loot To Obtain Drugs

Two Vershire residents and a Bradford storeowner have been cited to court on multiple charges, in connection with a series of burglaries in Corinth in May. More...

Truck in Brook in E. Randolph, Driver’s Head Injury Stabilized

State police responded to a caller reporting a single-vehicle crash at about 7:10 p.m. on July 13 in East Randolph. More...

Pickup Rolls Into Brook, Driver Okay

A Charlotte man escaped with only cuts and bruises, after his pickup rolled off Route 125 into the Hancock Branch of the White River in Hancock at 5:40 a.m. on Thursday, July 17. More...

Opinion

Scenes from Summer

Elsewhere on this page columnist Ann Aikens offers a paean to summer—summer in general, but this spectacular summer in particular. “We’ve been frolicking,” she says. More...

Making Hay (lit. and fig.) While the Sun Shines

With last week’s cosmic Soopermoon and refreshing low humidity, Vermonters were feeling their oats—a horsey expression referring to “hot” feeds such as oats that provide extra equine energy, basically carbo-loading for ponies. More...

Memorial for an Old Friend Sparks Memories

Recently we had a memorial service at the Old West Church for our dear friend Rena Robinson. Rena was “Jack of about everything” here at Morse Farm for years. More...

Sports

Randolph Team Tennis Results

In recent Randolph Team Tennis action: Thursday, July 10 The Ad Outs defeated the Lobbyists 2-1. Men’s Doubles: Brendan Butler and Don Hayes defeated Horace Puglisi and Steve Waldo 6-0, 6-4. More...

WHITCOMB ALL-STARS

These three Whitcomb softball captains made the CVL 2014 All-Star teams. It is up to the opposing coaches in the league to pick All-Stars based on skill but also team commitment and sportsmanship. More...

COMING IN HOT

Cody Montgomery of KD’s men’s slowpitch softball team waits to put the tag on Jed Putney, of 234/Jeff Irish. The DH on Sunday had KD’s walking away with both wins; 26- 10 and 18-10. (Herald / Joyce Hunt) More...

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