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News Briefs
January 25, 2017

Rutland Region News Briefs

Retired fireman’s perspective sheds light on dispute Retired Rutland City Fire Department Lieutenant Raymond Mooney recently recounted a brief history of the department and its staffing, Jan. 6. He noted that city records show a staff of 12 firemen on duty working 144 hours a…

News Briefs
January 25, 2017

Lakes Region News Briefs

GMC woos Colby-Sawyer grads POULTNEY—Green Mountain College will waive the application fee for Colby-Sawyer graduates with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher who apply to GMC graduate programs. Applicants must submit the necessary admissions materials. Although the arrangement is good for all Colby-Sawyer…

Mink in the middle
Column
January 25, 2017

Mink in the middle

By Meghan McCarthy McPhaul

If the river otter is the most aquatic member of the mustelid family and weasels represent the terrestrial branch of the clan, the American mink is the adept middle child, taking advantage of its adaptations both in the water and on…

Column
January 25, 2017

Is “Manchester by the Sea” the best movie about New England?

A couple weeks after the presidential election, I compiled and published here a top-50 movie list in which I selected my favorite film for each U.S. state, based on narrative setting rather than filming location: a sort of cinematic travel guide for our large, fractured…