November 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

VLS Student Wants SoRo Train Stop

Online Petition Asks for Change

Vermont Law School student Juan Carlos Vallajo found out on his first visit to Vermont Law School that having no car is a big obstacle in rural Vermont. More...

Food Activist Speaks to Capacity Crowd at VLS

‘Green Revolution’ Called a Failure

The “Green Revolution,” the agricultural enterprise that was supposed to “feed the world,” has failed. More...

Fire Destroys Family’s Home In Stockbridge

The volunteer fire departments from Stockbridge, Bethel, Pittsfield, and Barnard responded to a lateafternoon house fire on Whitney Road, off of Ranney Road in Stockbridge, Tuesday, Nov. 18. More...

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People

Local Births

Monday, Nov. 10: A son, Elet Winthrop, was born to Kristin (Fellows) and Angus McCusker of Bethel; a daughter, Macayla Lynn, was born to Tracy (Bradley) and Eric Maxham of Randolph. More...

“I’m One”

Hi! My name is Madison Avery Diane Comette and I turned one year old on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. I live in South Royalton with my mom and dad, Brandi and Jim Comette. More...

“I’m One”

My name is Jack Squire Rose and I will turn one year old on November 27, 2014. More...

Arts

No Strings Marionettes’ ‘The Hobbit’ Coming to Chandler November 29

What would you do if a wandering wizard, accompanied by a band of dwarves, drew you into a quest for treasure, where you’d be certain to face grave dangers, both known and mysterious? More...

Parish Players Present ‘Under Milk Wood’ Revival

The Parish Players will present a dreamy revival of “Under Milk Wood” by Dylan Thomas, considered one of the 20th century’s greatest poets, at the Eclipse Grange in Thetford. Performances are Friday and Saturday, Nov. More...

Thetford Chamber Singers Present ‘Joyful Noise’ of Brass and Voices

The Thetford Chamber Singers will present the combination of voices and brass in four performances of their winter 2014 concert program, “Make a Joyful Noise,” starting Sunday, Nov. More...

Calendar - Free Access

Calendar

Thursday, Nov. 20 •Toastmasters. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Norman S. Case

Bethel, Vt.—Norman S. Case Jr., 97, of Bethel, died Saturday evening, Nov. 15, 2014 at the Vermont Respite House in Williston. He was born July 8, 1917 in Bethel, Vt., the son of Norman S. More...

Timothy Withington

Bradford, Vt.—Timothy (Tim) R. Withington, 55, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, after a long illness. He was born on November 17, 1958 in Lebanon, N.H., the son of Merle (Sam) Withington and Eula (Withington) Bowley. More...

Edward J. Brown

Hartland— Edward J. Brown, 82, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 at his home in Hartland. He was born November 6, 1932 in Rochester, the son of Edward and Mary (Howe) Brown. More...

Stagecoach No Longer In Crisis

But Will Be Looking For More Volunteers

Just a year after the Stagecoach board of directors ousted founder and director David Palmer, plunging the organization into a period of uncertainty, the transportation agency is back on its feet, with stable management and financing. More...

LEDs Ready To Light Up Randolph

Solar Solution May Be Unique

When the Christmas holiday lights go on in Randolph’s downtown this next Wednesday, Nov. More...

Police Search Finds Body Of Local Man

An intense search for a missing Randolph man that started Saturday afternoon ended the next morning, November 16, when a search team found his body in a field off Mason Road. More...

Slippery Roads Are Back for the Season

At Least One Injury Results from Ice

Here it comes. Winter driving. State police reported multiple crashes in the past week, most of them due to icy road conditions, and one of them resulting in significant injuries for the driver. More...

Communities

AFLOAT AGAIN

VTrans and Miller Construction workers put a float in place for Brookfield’s Floating Bridge last Friday. These floats, which replace foam-filled plastic barrels, are manufactured in Maine and must be assembled on site and guided into place. More...

Police Arrest Two On Prior Warrants

In the last week, police took into custody two men wanted on court-ordered arrest warrants On Friday, Nov. More...

Teen Allegedly Crashed Car Owned by SoRo Man

An 18-year-old from South Royalton cited to court in recent months on auto theft charges was arrested Tuesday on two charges, including a new charge of driving without owner’s consent. More...

Opinion

Eternal Optimist

Recently I wrote a column about my dad’s and my failed attempt at putting a Plymouth slant six engine into our old Allis Chalmers tractor. More...

Fighting Muslim Extremists Should Not Be Our Fight

During the Cold War, America and the Soviet Union spent vast resources on the non-aligned world. Preeminent in that world were the countries of the Middle East. More...

Is the ‘God Particle’ the Genuine Article?

Scientists say there is no proof that a particle whose discovery was confirmed last year is the long-sought Higgs boson after all. — News item More...

Sports

Randolph’s Kaplan Qualifies For Regional Championships

The best young cross-country runners from all over New England gathered at Freestyle Farm in Amherst, N.H. on Sunday to compete in the United States Track and Field Association (USATF) Junior Olympics New England Championships. More...

Tree Stand Safety Tips For Hunters from F&W

Tree stands get hunters out of sight and smell of wary deer, but they can also get hunters into trouble. More...

CALM AND COOL

Kody Rhodes of Sharon harvested this beautiful eight point buck weighing 160 lbs. (Provided) More...

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