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More Than War Stories

Our Veterans Remember WWII

In anticipation of Memorial Day, The Herald has interviewed three veterans of the Second World War. The inspiration for this project came from our visit with Floyd Van­Alstyne of East Barnard on the occasion of his 95th birthday earlier this year. More...

Chelsea Airs Drug Worries At Town Mtg.

A special meeting was held at Chelsea Town Hall Tuesday, May 12 to discuss the growing number of incidents related to drug addiction and distribution reported in and around Orange and Windsor counties. More...

Special Sections

People

Three Randolph Women Arrested On Heroin Charges Last Week

Three Randolph woman were arrested on charges of heroin possession within a 13-hour timespan on May 17-18, with one of the three arrested twice. More...

Judge Carroll Expresses Concern At Man’s Continuing Violations

A Bethel man who has been steadily accumulating criminal charges for several months received a stern warning from a Windsor County judge May 1, when she told him she felt she had no choice except to re-release him, because recent Vermont Supreme Cour More...

Police Allege Aggravated Assault With Vehicle

State police arrested Spencer Bence, 32, of Randolph, for aggravated assault with a weapon (motor vehicle) and false information to a police officer, following a May 5 incident in Randolph and Braintree. More...

Arts

State Historic Sites Open in Grand Style

First Lady Gowns in Plymouth, Sites Statewide Plan Exhibits

Elegant and sophisticated, First Lady Grace Coolidge offered a couture counterpoint to the more flamboyant flapper style of the Roaring Twenties. More...

Vt. Open Studio Weekend May 23-24

The Vermont Arts Council’s annual Open Studio Weekend showcasing Vermont artists, will take place May 23 and 24, with 242 craftspeople, artists, and galleries at 212 sites throughout the state welcoming visitors from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. More...

W.R. Craft Center Participates In 23rd Open Studio Weekend

It must be Open Studio Weekend when bright yellow signs appear along Vermont’s roads over Memorial Day weekend, guiding visitors to studios of craftspeople and fine artists across Vermont during the 2015 Open Studio Tour on May 23 and 24. More...

Calendar - Free Access

Calender

Thursday, May 21 Folk to Jazz Concert. Professional and local musicians explore diverse styles of music, sponsored by Rochester Chamber Music Society, admission by free donation, 7 p.m., Federated Church, Main Street, Rochester. More...

Exhibits

White River Craft Center More...

Theater

Hopkins Center Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., 603-646-2422 •Dartmouth Dance Ensemble presents “Ever/Green,” includes live music on piano and classical guitar; Fri. & Sat., May 22 & 23, 8 p.m. More...

Hungry Bear Dines On Gilead Buffet

Bob Young has been raising pigs for years and has never had a problem with bears. This spring, however, he’s been having a big problem with one large and hungry male black bear who has come back several times. More...

VLS Grads Ready For The World

Respect of Law Declines, Speaker Williams Warns

Under a sprawling tent and to the tunes of a local brass band and a bagpiper, Vermont Law School held commencement Saturday morning, granting degrees in several programs to more than 300 graduates. More...

Big Plans For Chelsea Observance

DeAlmeidas Honored On Memorial Day

Chelsea remembers its armed services veterans, first and foremost, as individuals. More...

Correction

Last week’s page one article incorrectly classified the charge filed against Richard Talbot. The “prohibited acts” charge filed against him is a misdemeanor, not a felony. More...

Communities

Kristin LaFromboise Recalls Nine Years on Bethel School Bd.

“When you join a school board, you’re excited by what you’ll be able to do. But your hands are tied more than you expected,” Kristin LaFromboise said recently. More...

DAR Good Citizen Is Sam Ennis

The DAR Good Citizen for 2016 from Whitcomb Jr/Sr. High School is Samuel Ennis of Bethel. He also placed second in the DAR Good Citizen Scholarship contest at the state level competition. More...

New Bandstand Now in Place On Hancock Town Green

Friday, May 15 was an exciting day for members of the Hancock Town Pride Committee, who were gathered at the town green when the town’s long-awaited new bandstand arrived at its new home just before noon. More...

Opinion

Empty Symbolism

Congratulations to Valley News columnist Jim Kenyon, who had the nerve to write his disappointment that then- U.S. Atty. Gen. More...

FLIGHT OF THE BUMBLEBEE

A bumblebee flies between dandelions on the hunt for pollen. (Herald / Tim Calabro) More...

For the Media, Traditional Values Still Matter

I have been involved in politics and policy-making for over 50 years, and as you can imagine I hold strong feelings about reporters and the media. They’re not what you might think, however. More...

Sports

Rochester Adds Track & Field to Resume

The inaugural Rochester School track and field team has shared a very successful learning experience this spring, while proving to be quite competitive in a number of events. More...

Whitcomb Track Gets Down and Dirty

The Whitcomb High School track and field team competed in the “Dirt Track Classic” at Spaulding High School in Barre on Wednesday May 13. The boys and girls combined scored a total of 38 points. More...

Fishing Derby

The Randolph Fish & Game Club is hosting the Saturday, May 23 fishing derby. The derby is to be held at Kim Hall’s Pond this year, just 1-¼ miles up Thresher Road, in Braintree. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Charles Van Hook

Rochester— Charles J. Van Hook passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family at his home in Rochester, on May 16, 2015. He was born, grew up and was educated in New Jersey, where he spent his working years. More...

Rev. Mary Haas

Alstead, N.H.—The Reverend Mary Haas, 89, died peacefully on Sunday, May 10, 2015 at Springfield Hospital, Springfield, Vt. More...

Sullivan Service

Green Mountain Gospel Chapel was filled to capacity on Monday, May 18, as family and friends gathered to remember the life of Gerald “Jerry” Sullivan, 65, of Randolph, who died on May 9, 2015. More...

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