April 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

This Is Spring

Vermont Tech student Harrison Heist wouldn’t let a little spring snow rob him of the chance to ride his scooter between classes on Tuesday. (Herald / Ben DeFlorio) More...

Randolph Man Held Without Bail, Pleads Innocent of Aggravated Assault

Victim Alleges Beating, Threats with Knife

A Randolph man was ordered held without bail pending trial after he allegedly attacked his girlfriend Sunday, holding her against her will for two hours before she wrested a knife away from him, fled their Main Street apartment, and made her way to t More...

Chickens All the Rage With Tunbridge Youth

A fourth-grade boy walked down the school hallway recently wearing a shirt that said; “Have you hugged your chicken today?” In the normal world, a t-shirt like that might be considered just a joke, but this isn’t the normal world, t More...

Special Sections

People

Local Births

Monday, April 11: A son, Wade Frances, was born to Meghan and Clay Westbrook of Randolph. Saturday, April 16: A daughter, Elena, was born to Tracey (Wheeler) and Ahmet Mujkanovic of Barre. More...

Card of Thanks

I would like to thank everyone who helped me celebrate my 100th birthday. Thank you for all the good wishes, cards, and gifts. Thanks to all who came to greet me at the Open House on 4/16/16. More...

Festival Musicians

On April 6, six Whitcomb Middle School musicians traveled with their teachers, Shannon Bonsignore and Carrie Kohl, to South Royalton, to participate in the Winooski Valley Music Festival. Members of the group participated in the band and chorus. More...

Arts

Bethel Artist Carla Hodgdon Exhibits at Gifford Gallery

Work by Bethel artist Carla Lamberton Powers Hodgdon will be on display through May at the Gifford Medical Center Art Gallery. More...

Dartmouth Glee Club To Sing Russian Choral Masterwork

The Dartmouth College Glee Club will focus its spring concert on one of the defining choral works of the 20th century, Sergei Rachmaninoff’s “All-Night Vigil,” on Sunday, May 1 at 2 p.m. in Dartmouth’s Rollins Chapel. More...

Ungar & Mason at Chandler Music Hall

Jay Ungar and Molly Mason, featured on Prairie Home Companion in 2012, will perform at Chandler Music Hall on Sunday, May 8 at 4 p.m. More...

Calendar - Free Access

Apr 28 - May 8, 2016

Thursday April 28 •“The Enigma of Alan Turing.” Retired professor of neuroscience Tom Perera presents “The Real Story of the ‘Imitation Game,’” sponsored by the Friends of the Hancock Free Public Library, free More...

Theater

Tunbridge Town Hall Route 110, Tunbridge •Bald Mountain Theater presents original adaptation of folk classic “Hansel and Gretel;” Sat., April 30 at 2 and 7 p.m. Ticket info: baldmountaintheater@gmail.com or 802-767-4800. More...

Nightlife

The Railside Tavern Merchants Row, Randolph, 728-9182 •Mondays: “M&M’s 8-ball pool competition,” 7 p.m. ’til done. •Thursdays: “Trivia Night,” free to play, 7–9 p.m. More...

Planning for NewVista

Towns, TRORC Discuss Land Use Regulations

Can the regulatory process stop a proposed project of massive scale, which would essentially create a city larger than Rutland City in a rural and forested ridgeline area? More...

ECFiber Gets $9 Million Funding Boost

When the East Central Vermont Telecommunications District (“ECFiber”) was first organized to bring high-speed broadband to Central Vermont, its business model called for raising money through the financial markets in New York City and els More...

Recovery in Shaken Portoviejo

Report from Ecuador

I expected chaos in Portoviejo, Ecuador 27 hours after a 7.8-scale earthquake rattled the country. But when we arrived Sunday evening April 17, the city of 300,000 stood dark and exhausted, as if in raw silence after an argument. More...

Statehouse Digest: In Busy Week, Legislature Tackles Prisoner Rights, Child Abuse Reporting

APRIL 20 – APRIL 26

Bills Passed More...

Hooved Animal Sanctuary Holds Well-Attended Open House

Fifteen hands high, standing in mud that goes half way up to his knees in a too-small fenced-in paddock, he barely has enough energy to slightly twitch his tail in hopes of getting some relief from the flies that are swarming around his dusty and mat More...

In April, Loons Return

Outside Story

When I was a child, I looked forward to spending summers with my grandmother at our family cottage on a Canadian lake. Every year, as soon as I was out of the car, we would run to the point to look and listen for loons. More...

Communities

Domestic Assault Charge Filed in ‘Accidental’ Shooting

Randolph police last week arrested a 19-year-old Randolph male on three charges in connection with the discharge of a gun in December that seriously injured his teenaged girlfriend. More...

Candidates Now Eyeing Campbell’s Senate Seat

It didn’t take long for a would-be replacement for Windsor Co. Senate John Campbell to jump onto the political stage. More...

Car Over the Bank, Driver Walks Away, But Heads to Court

A young Brandon man was uninjured but totaled his 2004 Ford Explorer April 17 in a single-vehicle crash on Route 100 in Stockbridge, State Police reported. More...

Opinion

Early Lessons From The Jay Peak Scandal

The “Jay Peak EB-5 scandal” is in full bloom. While it’s too early to pass judgment on all of the parties involved, there are some emerging lessons to be learned. More...

Holcomb Wrong And So Is Act 46

Vermont Secretary of Education Rebecca Holcombe’s editorial page column in last week’s Herald sins by omission. More...

Many Religions Share Values

One must applaud Charles Russell’s call (Letters to the Editor, April 21) for America to return to Biblical values of fairness, justice, righteousness and loving kindness. More...

Sports

Youth Turkey Weekend

LOCUST CREEK OUTFITTERS More...

Lady Devils Feel Woodstock’s Sting

Chelsea’s Lady Devils’ lacrosse team faced off against the Woodstock Wasps this past Monday on Woodstock’s home turf. More...

RUHS T&F Make Speedy Work of Competition

Classes might have taken a pause over April vacation, but the RUHS Galloping Ghosts track and field teams did not. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Edmund Coffin

Strafford—Edmund (Ned) Coffin of Strafford, entrepreneur, political activist, father of five, and grandfather of 13, died peacefully at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center on Monday, April 18, 2016. More...

Beverly Chapman

Randolph—Beverly (Bev) Martin Chapman, 83, passed away peacefully at Gifford Memorial Hospital on Wednesday April 27, 2016, surrounded by her daughters. More...

Robert D. Parker

Austin, Texas—Robert (“Bob”) Donald Parker, 86, passed from this earth on April 20, 2016, in Austin, Texas. He was born on February 22, 1930, to Albert I. Parker and Margaret Robson Parker. More...

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