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W. Fairlee Man and Sons Injured, Arrest Made

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

State police have charged a West Fairlee man on charges of leaving the scene of an accident, reckless endangerment, cruelty to children, and negligent operation, following investigation into a November 12 crash in Strafford in which he and his two yo Read More

Police Arrest Four Drivers

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

State police reported two arrests for suspected drunken driving in the past week.  In the early morning hours of November 14, troopers from the Bradford barracks responded to Route 113 in West Fairlee for the report of a single-vehicle crash.&nb Read More

Police Investigate Two Area Crashes

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

State police responded to two multi-vehicle crashes in the past week, one of them due to driver inexperience.  No one was injured in a two-vehicle collision, shortly after 5 p.m. Read More

Fair Warning: Holiday Patrols Planned

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department, Vermont State Police, and local law enforcement will conduct sobriety and safety checkpoints during the Thanksgiving holiday, November 27- December 1.  So far in 2013, there have been 56 fatalities o Read More

Local Births

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

Monday, Nov. 4: A daughter, Edie Gray wells, was born to Christa Emmans and Thomas E. Wells Jr. of Northfield.  Tuesay, Nov. 5: A daughter, Zoey Michelle Alexander, was born to Amy Blanchette and Brian Alexander of Lebanon.  Thursday, Nov. Read More

WHS Drama Delights with an Evening of One Acts

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 / By Jennie Marx

The Whitcomb Drama Club’s fall performance of four one-act comedies delighted full houses both nights this weekend.  Read More

Bethel School Board Hears From Student Council, Discusses Report

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 / By Jennie Marx

Student Council President Catie Covell and Vice President Eli Ransom spoke with the board about the council’s ideas for the school.  Read More

D.C. Trip Sign-Up Deadline Nov. 30

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

Students at Whitcomb High School and Rochester High School who want to enjoy cherry blossom time in Washington, D.C., next April 14-18 must sign up by November 30.  Read More

WNWSU Plans to Hire New Supt., Preps for State Board Meeting

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 / By Jennie Marx

At its emergency meeting on November 13, the Windsor Northwest Supervisory Union Board voted to officially begin the search for a new superintendent to replace John Poljacik.  The board plans to begin this process after the State Board of Educat Read More

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AWARD WINNER

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

A Certificate of Merit for a historical publication was awarded to the Bethel Historical Society November 1 at the 60th Annual Meeting of the Vermont Historical Society in Barre. Read More

Whitcomb Jr. Hi Honor Roll

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

Highest Honors Grade eight: Ama Conde, Elizabeth Farrell. Grade seven: Neil Brooks, Meagan Covell, Ashley O’Farrell, Alexandra Timmins. Read More

Stockbridge Town and School Meetings Will Be Same Day

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The following summary of the Stockbridge School District’s special meeting held Tuesday, Nov. 5 to discuss changing the date of the annual school meeting was written from minutes submitted to The Herald.  Read More

Strafford Selex Consider Class 4 Road Access, Creating Position

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 / By John Freitag

At its November 13 meeting, the Strafford Selectboard dealt once again with a request limiting access on a Class 4 road in the Taylor Valley Section of Strafford.  Read More

Food Systems Campus Formed

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The leaders of six of Vermont’s higher education institutions were at the State House on November 7 to sign an agreement to make Vermont the premier destination for students who want to learn about sustainable food systems.  Read More

Vershire

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 / Laura Craft 685-4640

The grey November days are upon us, that time after the trees have lost their leaves and before snow is on the ground, when things seem a bit grim and grey. Read More

Strafford Senior Center News

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 / John Freitag 765-4003

The center is located at Barrett Memorial Hall at the junction of Vt. Route 132 and the Justin Morrill Highway, in South Strafford. Lunches are served on Wednesdays at noon. Read More

Mysterious Missing Sign in Tunbridge

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

A mystery is afoot in North Tunbridge. When driving by the Wellspring School building earlier this month, something seemed a bit off—the large wooden sign on the front lawn announcing the school’s location was missing. Read More

GMVBC Holds Annual Meeting

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 / Martha Slater

The Green Mountain Valley Business Community recently held its annual board meeting at Liberty Hill Farm, hosted by Bob and Beth Kennett. Beth Kennett shared a brief history of Liberty Hill Farm and her 30-year stint as innkeeper there.  Read More

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The Guardian of Little Hollow

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 / By Martha Slater

For half a century, Robert Nichols of Randolph faithfully cared for a tiny, little-known cemetery in Rochester’s Little Hollow.  Read More

Rochester Middle Honor Roll

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

High Honors   Grade eight: Hayley Mears, Oliva Shonio, Kaylah Stone.  Grade seven: Kimberly Taylor.  Grade six: Joel Domas, Samuel Klingensmith.  Honors   Read More

Community Dinner On Thanksgiving

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

Next Thursday, Nov. 28, the Federated Church of Rochester will host a Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner in Fellowship Hall.  Seatings will be at noon and 1:30 p.m. Read More

PTO’s Book Fair Was a Success

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

Clifford the Big Red Dog left the Rochester School along with the Scholastic Book Fair carts on Wednesday, Nov. 13, to conclude the book fair that took place there November 5, 6, and 7.  Read More

Earl Mills Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

Earl Mills, who began his passion for athletics as a four-year athlete at Rochester High School, was inducted into the NHIAA (New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association) Hall of Fame Sunday, Nov. Read More

Rochester Rocket Internet Café

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The “Rocket Internet Café” is coming to Rochester School, beginning Monday, Nov. 25 from 5-7 p.m., sponsored by the Rochester School PTO and the Rochester School.  Read More

Banquets Honored Rochester Athletes

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The varsity and JV co-op soccer teams that combined student athletes from Rochester and Bethel were honored at a banquet held in Bethel November 6.  Read More

Rochester Library

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The Adopt-an-Author program at the Rochester Public Library has made it possible for the library to have every new book written by over 140 best selling authors on the shelf as soon as they are released by the publisher.  Read More

Hubbard’s Store Closing Down, Building/Business For Sale

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 / By Martha Slater

Hubbard’s Store on Route 125, just past that road’s intersection with Route 100 in Hancock, will close its doors at the end of this week, owner Peter Harvey told The Herald.  Read More

Memory Tree Lighting in Hancock

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

All valley residents are invited to attend the lighting a memory tree, in memory of Roxanne Curtis, Saturday, Nov. 30 at 6 p.m. on the green in Hancock.  Read More

Quintown Senior Center News

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The center is located at the Hancock Town Hall on Route 100, with lunch served at noon on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. There is bingo every Friday at 11 a.m. Read More

East Barnard

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 / Marjorie Van Alstyne 763-7036

The East Barnard Community Club met at the hall Monday evening for its annual meeting, with Randy Leavitt presiding. Read More

Hancock Pride Plans Decorating Party

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The Hancock Town Pride Committee will once again be decorating sprays for 30 utility poles on Routes 100 and 125 in Hancock.  Residents are invited to come to the Hancock Town Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 6:30 p.m. Read More

Community Church News Notes

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The Community Church of Hancock and Granville’s annual chicken pie supper held last Saturday was very successful.  Among those who volunteered to help out were Jack Ross, Brennan Bordenero, Levi West, and Bart Burgess.  Read More

Barnard

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 / Chloe Powell 802-999-3391

BarnArts brings an authentic blues concert to Barnard’s Town Hall Theatre, which will be converted into a juke joint atmosphere on Saturday, Nov. 23. Read More

Royalton Selectboard Gets Report On Crawford Property Progress

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 / By Stuart Levasseur

At the Royalton Selectboard’s November 12 meeting, the board heard from Lucky’s Trailer Sales about plans to utilize the Lucky’s Motorsports building as their small trailer sales area. Read More

Fairpoint Adds Broadband To 160 Homes in Royalton

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

FairPoint Communications, Inc. reported this week that it has expanded broadband to more than 160 homes and businesses in Royalton.  FairPoint provides residential speed options up to 15Mbps. Read More

SoRo Middle Honor Roll

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

High Honors   Grade eight: Aliza George, Connor Lambert.  Grade seven: Garett Aremburg, Caleb Chase, Annabel Lapp.  Grade six: Emily Hemond.  Honors   Read More

First Congregational Church News

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The church will hold a bake sale Saturday, Nov. 23 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Welch’s Hardware Store on Route 14 in Royalton, with holiday goodies for sale.  There will be a Thanksgiving Eve service Wednesday, Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. Read More

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LIGHTING UP THE NIGHT

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

|A live Nativity Pageant along with more than 100,000 lights will be featured November 29 and 30 at the Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial Historic Site, off Dairy Hill Road, in South Royalton. Read More

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SoRo Wins VPA Service Award

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 / By Mary Waterman

“16 billon tons of garbage is generated annually, 46% of which could be composted or recycled,” according to John Powell, a School Outreach Coordinator for Chittenden Solid Waste District; one of many workshop presenters at the November 6 Read More

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NEW SCHOOL CUISINE

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

| “There are many unique and creative recipes featured in this New School Cuisine cookbook,” reported South Royalton School’s Foodservice Manager Linda Wheelock, who was recently appointed executive board member to the School Nutrit Read More

Red Cross Blood Drive in SoRo

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

Every two seconds someone in America needs a blood transfusion. With that fact in mind, the South Royalton School’s National Honor Society chapter will sponsor an American Red Cross Blood Drive Tuesday, Nov. 26 from 12:30-5:30 p.m. Read More

South Royalton Senior Ctr. News

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The South Royalton Senior Center is located at the Royalton Academy Building at 4266 Vt. Route 14 in South Royalton. Lunches are served on Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon. For more information, call 763-7386.  Read More

Royalton Library

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The Royalton Memorial Library is open Tuesday-Friday, noon-6 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.  Fall sessions of the library’s book group conclude on November 25, with a discussion of “Northwest Passage” by Kenneth Roberts.&nbs Read More

Fuel Assistance Committee Meets

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 / Scott Beavers 802-384-3937

The Fuel Assistance Committee will hold its Annual Meeting Monday, Nov. 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the Tunbridge Library’s Community Room.  Read More

Tunbridge Library

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The Tunbridge Library is giving special recognition to two volunteers— Steve Rixford, who dedicated time and energy to do much-needed exterior painting, and Donna Nelson, who devoted countless hours to organizing the gift and book sale.  T Read More

Flood Resiliency Takes Spotlight At Town Plan Draft Hearing

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 / By Heidi Allen Goodrich

A public hearing held Tuesday, Nov. 12 for the re-write of the Chelsea Town Plan was dominated by discussions about the validity of a dated floodplain map, showing half of the village (60+ buildings) in the flood hazard area.  Read More

Chelsea Library

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

There are many new books now available for loan at the Chelsea Public Library.  Read More

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BROWNIE FIELD TRIP

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The Chelsea Brownies visited the Chelsea Historical Society this week to learn all about their community. (Provided) Read More

Chelsea Middle School Honors

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

High Honors   Grade eight: Tucker Chapin, Nikole Garand, Dakota Garrow, Abigail Mattoon, Emma Pickett, Amanda Rosalbo, Emily Saunders, Katya Sprague.  Read More

Chelsea Senior Center News

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The Chelsea Senior Center is located at the United Church of Chelsea at 13 North Common in Chelsea. It is open on Mondays and Fridays and serves lunch at noon. For more information, call 685-2290.  Read More

Chelsea School Lunch Menus

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

Monday, Nov. 25: Homemade pizza, salad, vegetable platter.  Tuesday, Nov. 26: Chicken tenders, 5-grain rice, cooked mixed veggies.  Wednesday, Nov. 27: Peanut butter and fluff sandwich, cheddar cheese slice, carrots. Read More

Sharon

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 / Vivian Moore 763-7081

Let’s take a trip back into childhood and see what deer season used to be. It’s Friday before The Day on the farm and the house smells so good, as Mom has been cooking for all the refrigerator is worth! Read More

Sharon Boy Scouts Hold Honor Court

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

Sharon Boy Scout Troop #205 held their third Court of Honor for 2013 on October 27.  Each scout shared their most memorable recent scouting experience with attendees, which included the fall camporee at Paradise Park in Windsor, marching in the Read More

Leadership Turnover at RACDC

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 / By M. D. Drysdale

At the annual meeting of the Randolph Area Community Development Corp. (RACDC) last month, Board President Marty Strange told the membership that change was in the organization’s future.  Read More

Floating Bridge Cooperative Schedules Home-Made Holiday

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The Floating Bridge Food and Farms Cooperative in Brookfield again will create a localvore holiday as part of the season, this year on Dec. Read More

RES, Brookfield, Braintree Menus

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

Monday, Nov. 25: Hot dog on whole wheat bun, baked beans.  Tuesday, Nov. 26: Chicken wrap, whole wheat tortilla, steamed carrots.  Wednesday- Friday: No school.  Fruit, salad, skim, 1%, and fat-free chocolate milk available daily. Read More

Randolph Senior Center News

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The center at 6 Hale Street serves lunch in the “Fork and Spoon Café” Monday-Thursday at noon. The center is open to the public for lunch and all activities.  Read More

Christian Science Thanksgiving Service

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The Christian Science Society on Main Street in Randolph will hold a Thanksgiving service on Thursday, Nov. 28 at 10:30 a.m.  All are welcome. For more information, call 728-5539.   Read More

Bigger Culvert For Tatro Hill

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The town of Randolph has received a $10,000 grant from the Better Backroads to upgrade and replace a failing culvert on Tatro Hill., according to a release from the town manager’s office this week.  Read More

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RUHS Band Holding Quilt Raffle

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

When Barbara Snow of Brookfield learned that the Randolph Union High School Band was fundraising for new uniforms to replace those used by the band in the 1980s by her daughter, Eileen Snow, and classmates, she wanted to help out.  Read More

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Willy-B’s Tavern Opens at 3 Stallion Inn

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 / By Sandy Vondrasek

The tavern at the Three Stallion Inn is again humming—with a new name, a new look, and under new management.  Willy Walker and Beth Umba of Bethel opened Willy-B’s Tavern last weekend—in the smaller dining area at the Inn&mdash Read More

Braintree Selex Updated On July Flooding Repairs

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The following summary of the Braintree Selectboard’s November 5 meeting was written from unapproved minutes submitted to The Herald.  Mark Bannon, town representative to Two Rivers Ottauquechee Regional Commission summarized what TRORC off Read More

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Local Author Alec Hastings Will Visit Kimball Public Library

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

Hoping to put the “fun” back in reading for some of his English students at Bethel’s Whitcomb High School, Alec Hastings started writing an adventure story six years ago.  Read More

Braintree Town Clerk News

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The town clerk’s office hours over Thanksgiving week will be Monday and Tuesday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Wednesday, 9 a.m.-noon; and closed Thursday and Friday.   Read More

Crosby Receives Martin Award

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

At the annual meeting of the Clara Martin Center on Monday, Nov. 11, the Brewster Martin Excellence Award was presented to Sarah Crosby, a clinician with the agency’s Child and Family Program in Randolph.  Read More

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Brookfield School Auction Saturday

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The 20th annual Brookfield School Auction will be this Saturday, Nov. 23, starting at 6 p.m. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Read More

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RUHS MUSICIANS GO TO WINOOSKI FEST

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

| The Randolph Union High School music program will have 11 students representing RUHS at the Winooski Valley Music Festival held at U-32 High School this Thursday and Friday. The festival will culminate with a concert on Friday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. Read More

Dire Energy Future Is Predicted

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 / By Betty Edson
BALE Forum #5

The fifth BALE forum of the fall again began with delicious food provided by Black Krim and music, this time performed by Bow Thayer of Stockbridge.  The forum’s theme was the energy of the future.  Read More

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The 64-Year History of The Randolph Center Carol Sing

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 / By Mim Herwig

The very first Carol sing was in 1950, and Wes and I had just moved here from Randolph with two little girls.  It was held in the big house now owned by George Daniel, whose grandparents, the Lawsings, lived there then. Read More

Randolph Center

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 / Mim Herwig

Judith Parker of Philadelphia writes that she has a broken ankle at the same time her husband, Tim, is having surgery.  There seems to be a shortage of men around town these days, and the explanation lies in one word— “camp”!&n Read More

Randolph Center Carol Sing Dec. 1

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The 64th annual Randolph Center Carol Sing will be Sunday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m.  This beloved annual event will be held at the Red Schoolhouse at Vermont Technical College. Read More

Does a Tree Fit Into Your Christmas?

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 / By Lori Peirce, Co-President Randolph Garden Club

Artificial trees come in two main types, the really awful ones and the awfully realistic ones. This year, the Randolph Garden Club will have over a dozen of the amazingly realistic ones beautifully decorated at their Festival of Trees Thursday, Dec. Read More

Pond Village Church News

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

Last Saturday’s Hunters Breakfast was a big success and the kitchen crew of Scott, Chuck, Nancy, and Richard were certainly put to the test and managed very well.  Read More

Brookfield Residents Needed To Volunteer

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The Brookfield Town office is getting ready to put together the town report for Town Meeting 2014.  If you are interested in volunteering to help, call the office at 276- 3352.   Read More

Pastor Ordained In E. Brookfield

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

On Sunday, Oct. 27, the East Brookfield Community Church celebrated the ordination of its new pastor, Joshua Drake.  Pastors and members of the East Randolph Baptist Church and the Woodstock Congregational Church took part in the celebration. Read More

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Gifford Is Ranked First in Vermont For Energy Efficiency Among Hospitals

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

Already the most energy efficient hospital in the state, Gifford Medical Center is striving to become the first hospital in Vermont to earn a national “Energy Star” rating by the end of 2014.  Read More

Pottery Studio on Weston St. Hosts Production & Instruction

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 / By Donna Olsen

There is something new and exciting happening at the Weston Street location of the White River Craft Center and it is involving everyone one from toddlers to adults.  A new and energetic pottery studio, 3rd Branch Pottery, has been moved into th Read More

Thanksgiving Event This Sunday Night

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The public is invited to a Community Thanksgiving Celebration at the Green Mountain Gospel Chapel in Randolph this Sunday, Nov. Read More

Shopping Card Program Is Expanded This Year

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The annual Holiday Shopping Card Program of the Chamber of Commerce starts November 29 and will be greatly expanded this year.  It will involve 35 businesses in several White River Valley towns, not just Randolph, Chamber director Emma Schumann Read More

Randolph Junior High Honor Roll

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

High Honors Grade eight: Elissa Kathleen Doering, Emily Mae Grady, Anna Grace Jickling, William Lake, Asa Ford Merrill, Maxwell Martin Mueller, Paul Martin Strand, Abraham Zimet, Nathan Zimet. Read More

Vermont Students Being Recruited For ‘Brain Bee’

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

Students from all Vermont high schools can participate in the 5th Annual Vermont Regional Brain Bee. Read More

Kimball Library

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

Kimball Library will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29.The library will be open on Saturday, Nov. 30 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., as usual.  There will be a Preschooler Storytime at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27.  Read More

Free Community Dinner Tuesday

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The next free community dinner will be a bountiful soup extravaganza prepared and served at the White River Craft Center on Randolph Avenue in Randolph, Tuesday, Nov. 26 from 5-6 p.m.  Read More

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EYE IN THE SKY

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

| The moon hangs in the sky on Wednesday morning. Still engorged, the full moon, called the “Beaver” moon, according to the Farmers Almanac, was Sunday. (Herald / Tim Calabro)   Read More

Orange County District Court

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The following cases were heard before Judge Robert P. Gerety Jr. on Nov. 13, and all defendants were released on conditions unless otherwise noted.  Arraignments   Read More

All Across Vermont, Holiday Events Abound

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

Here’s a sampler of 140 upcoming events, from the Vermont Dept. of Tourism & Marketing:  Read More

Beware Callers Who Offer To Sell You Health Insurance

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The Vermont Department of Financial Regulation this week warned Vermonters to be aware of potential scams regarding Vermont Health Connect, the state’s health insurance exchange.  Read More

Chef Shares Tips for Gluten-Free Holiday Desserts

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

Hoping to serve gluten-free desserts for family or friends this holiday season? Kyra Bussanich has some tips.  Bussanich is the author of “Sweet Cravings: 50 Seductive Desserts for a Gluten-Free Lifestyle.”  Read More

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Late 19th Century Thanksgiving At Billings Farm & Museum

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

The Billings Farm & Museum in Woodstock will be open for Thanksgiving weekend, Friday- Sunday, Nov. 29–Dec. 1, from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Read More

Vt. Leads the Way: ‘New School Cuisine’

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

Vermont FEED (Food Education Every Day), the Vermont Agency of Education (AOE), and the School Nutrition Association of Vermont (SNA-VT) have developed a cookbook to help transform school lunch experience nationwide.  Read More

Bathory-Kitsz Updates History Of Country Stores of Vermont

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

Each Vermont country store carries its particular stock of wares and memorable characters.  From the Connecticut River to Lake Champlain, country stores and their dedicated owners offer warmth against the blizzard, advice, and a friendly ear or Read More

Major Grants Awarded To Tackle Domestic Violence in Vermont

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

Vermont organizations have received more than $4.2 million in federal grants to support programs that are vital in preventing and prosecuting crimes related to domestic violence.  The funding came in a total of 10 grants from the U.S. Read More

Herald Holiday Story Contest!

Communities / Nov. 21, 2013 /

Christmas is coming and so is the Herald’s 14th annual winter holiday story contest! Read More