The T. W. Wood Gallery at 46 Barre St in Montpelier , Vermont is pleased to announce two new exhibits: the Paleteers of Vermont member show and Sketches in Perfection: A special exhibit of paintings and sketches by Thomas Waterman Wood. Both...
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Greenwich Time MONTPELIER , Vt . (AP) — Vermont officials are working to recognize historic LGBTQ sites within the state through a National Park Service grant program. Vermont Public Radio reports (http://bit.ly/2vWPy3n ) Vermont was invited to...
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The Boston Globe MONTPELIER , Vt . —A ski resort owner accused last year of massive fraud involving foreign investors' money will not contest the Securities and Exchange Commission charges against him. A lawyer for Ariel Quiros, owner of the Jay Peak...
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8/22/2017
Pat McDonald and Ben Kinsley are co-hosts of the show “Vote for Vermont.” With this show, Ben and Pat finished up their series of talking to House leadership from the Democrat, Progressive and now the Republican Party. They interviewed Brian Savage,...
8/21/2017
Editor, Most people care about wildlife and assume that the Vermont Fish & Wildlife (VFW) Department is working to protect all wildlife on behalf of all Vermonters. Some biologists are doing important work, but other folks at VFW are only working on...
8/21/2017
Greetings Friends of Rick & The All-Star Ramblers Western Swing Band, It has been quite a while since I last posted. I can’t believe we are on the downside of Summer in Vermont already. Here are some terrific upcoming opportunities to hear and...
8/21/2017
Detroit *** The 1967 Detroit Riot was hideously destructive. More than 1000 people were injured. 43 died. More than two thousand buildings were destroyed. After five days of arson and looting, the combined forces of police, National Guard, and army...
8/21/2017
I always try and watch some of the spectacular horse races which are always shown on T.V. in the spring of the year. And I must admit that I don’t realy carewho winsope what I realy find mos interesting is the gigatic group of people who group into trhe...
8/21/2017
A march in Montpelier to raise awareness about child abuse, the causes, and the work being done to combat it. Early Saturday morning, families scattered the streets of Montpelier for the 18th annual Walk and Run for Children.
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8/20/2017
by Carla Occaso MONTPELIER — A passenger train rolled through Montpelier Aug. 15 at a little past 9:30 a.m. starting from the old train station (now Sarducci’s on one side and Minuteman Press/Citizens Bank). Under a sunny blue sky the train came to life...
8/18/2017
U.S. Department of Ed Seeks Input on ‘Every Student Succeeds’ Plan BARRE — The U.S. Department of Education sent the Vermont Agency of Education Aug. 9 a request for revisions and clarifications to sections of the Every Student Succeeds Act Vermont state...
8/18/2017
MORRISVILLE/MONTPELIER— Award-winning Mississippi soul and blues man Johnny Rawls will perform at Oxbow Park in Morrisville on Saturday, Aug. 26 at 6 p.m. He will also play a special early show at Sweet Melissa’s in Montpelier Sunday, Aug. 27 at 5 p.m. ...
8/18/2017
by Nona Estrin Now just as summer seems to take a big breath in before turning toward fall, just at the moment when there is a stillness over the land, we humans at these high latitudes speed up. There is first applesauce, fruit and vegetable...
8/18/2017
by Carla Occaso MONTPELIER — A new housing development planned for an area behind what locals know as the former New England Culinary Institute headquarters — the big grey building at 250 Main St. — has generated high interest. A preliminary ‘sketch...
8/18/2017
by Brent Curtis August 20 through the 26 is Vermont Clean Water Week. This statewide celebration is brought to you by the Department of Environmental Conservation. There will be a rain garden workshop in Castleton, Natural Shoreline Erosion Control...
8/18/2017
by Larry Floersch Since the time it was invented, some folks have complained about how television is ruining human civilization. It was over 50 years ago that Newton Minow called TV a “vast wasteland.” OF COURSE it looked like a vast wasteland to Minow!...
8/18/2017
by Nat Frothingham and Tami Calliope; photos courtesy of Tami Calliope One of the world’s foremost scientists, Edward O. Wilson, who has twice won the Pulitzer Prize for his work, explains in his newest book that because the planet has lost so much of...
8/18/2017
by  Anne Watson; photos by Carla Occaso MONTPELIER — Wastewater treatment is typically one of the most energy-consuming processes for a municipality, but Montpelier’s Water Resource Recovery Facility at Dog River may soon be a remarkable exception....
8/18/2017
This Aug. 3, 2017 photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows a U.S. Border Patrol car that had been sprayed with manure in Alburgh, Vt. Mark Johnson is charged with spraying liquid manure on a marked U.S. Customs and Border Protection car...
8/16/2017
Seven Days When it's time to deliver the eggs from the chickens that scratch and peck among the towering piles of earth at Montpelier's Vermont Compost, Kaleigh Hamel, 19, and Ruby, 17, do the job together. Hamel is the brains of the operation, making...
8/15/2017
By Katie Moritz Walking up to Harry’s Hardware in Cabot, Vermont, feels a little like walking back in time: a single gas and diesel pump, unadorned and unsheltered, stand out front; the wood floors, worn smooth, buckle slightly between the boards; red...
8/14/2017
Dear Editor, I recently learned that no Vermont town has a plastic bag ban. Given that Vermont has been an environmental leader since the 70s, I was surprised and disappointed. After living 35 years in Middlesex, my husband and I moved to Lee,...
8/14/2017
Dear Editor, Protect Our Wildlife opposes a trapper’s petition that seeks to extend the season in which otters can be killed in inhumane, body-gripping traps for their pelts. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has proposed a rule that would grant the...
8/14/2017
I know I’ve mentioned in the past that I don’t particularly like mowing my lawn. I don’t particularly like snow blowing more, but mowing is not something I ever look forward to. You may love mowing grass, and if so I’m happy for you. I do it, but I would...
8/14/2017
Vermont State Police are crediting seat belts for saving two lives in dangerous interstate crashes. The first happened around 7 Tuesday night on I-89 in Montpelier.
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8/9/2017
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8/8/2017
The Vermont Public Utility Commission denied a request by Comcast to be released from a requirement to post public access TV shows in its program guide. The commission ordered Comcast to spend $3 million to improve its program guide system to allow...
8/7/2017
The Vermont Department of Taxes wants to hear from small businesses about how it can help them navigate the state's sometimes complex tax code. Commissioner Kaj Samsom says the listening tour and a working group will result in a report provided to the...
8/6/2017
Cathedral Square Corporation is seeking volunteers to help two local seniors: A man going through chemo needs help with household chores once or twice a month. Dust, vacuum, mop kitchen and bathroom floors in the senior's small apartment.
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8/4/2017
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8/3/2017
As part of the Vermont Clean Water Initiative, the Town of Richmond has received grant funds to develop a stormwater master plan to address infrastructure damage and erosion caused by heavy rain and flooding. Partner organizations on the project include...
8/3/2017
A graveside service was held Aug. 1 at 11 a.m. in the Ascutney Cemetery in Windsor for Donald H. Rafus, Jr., who died July 27 at the Brookside Health and Rehabilitation Center in White River Jct. He was born Feb. 24, 1939 in Montpelier, son of Donald H....
8/2/2017
This Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 file photo shows hydrocodone pills, also known as Vicodin, arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. Leftover opioids are a common dilemma for surgery patients; a study published Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, suggests...
8/2/2017