There is a big rip in the fabric of the community
There’s an old saying that bad news travels fast, and often comes in threes. So it appears to be, as Vermont and the Deerfield Valley have been rocked by some difficult news in the past two weeks. ...
Oct 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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More than beautiful
“A lake is the landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.” -Henry David Thoreau In last week’s editi...
Oct 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Incomplete assignment
When Act 46 was drafted in the Vermont House, there were a number of items included in the bill that were meant to radically change public education at the primary and secondary levels in Vermont. ...
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some irony in protests
Earlier this week, state and local officials, business executives, and others gathered on a remote ridge in Searsburg to ceremoniously mark the groundbreaking for a new wind-power-generating instal...
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Restaurant Week a great new event for the valley
But diversified economy still long-term goal
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Never forget
“Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings, but they cannot touch the foundation of America. These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve....
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Recovery plan still valid
Sep 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
There are many things about Tropical Storm Irene and its impact on the region and the state that have not been forgotten. The flooding, the damage, and the efforts to help those affected by the sto...
Irene left many lasting impressions in Vermont
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
Five years ago, on Sunday, August 28, 2011, people around the Deerfield Valley and across Vermont woke up to a driving rainstorm. While it was clear to most who had been following the weather forec...
Slow down, enjoy the walk
Aug 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
Anyone who’s driven Route 100 through Dover this summer has probably been held up by the construction going on in West Dover village. No doubt many get frustrated by the delays, as we all do during...
Summer fun, volunteer run
Aug 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 162 162 recommendations | email to a friend
When the summer temperatures peak and daylight is at its zenith, the list of things to do around the area grows longer than an elephant’s trunk. There are so many events to pick and choose from, it...
Primary vote important
Aug 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
Wait! There’s a primary on Tuesday? That’s true. For those who don’t follow local Vermont politics, that may come as a bit of a shock. After all, didn’t we have a presidential primary back in March...
Old school, new thinking
Jul 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 184 184 recommendations | email to a friend
It might be a little early to start thinking about school again. Summer is in full swing, and most students are enjoying their time away from classes. But there is one school issue that calls for c...