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Green Mountain district music festival delivers
News Briefs
February 8, 2017

Green Mountain district music festival delivers

By Karrie Etzler

There was no better place to be last Friday night, Feb. 3, than College of St.Joseph, where the opening of this year’s Green Mountain District Music Festival brought together the brightest and best musicians for a night filled with spectacular performances. A…

News Briefs
February 8, 2017

Remembering Snowflake Bentley

By Karrie Etzler

For many people around the world, Feb. 9 is just another ordinary day. But  for Vermonters, it’s a day etched in immense state pride. Thanks to the innovative Wilson “Snowflake” Bentley, whose discoveries in photomicrography, gave the world its first view of…

Local News
January 18, 2017

High cost of health coverage irks Vermonters

By Karrie Etzler

It’s the start of another year, and while some Vermonters are preoccupied with the pursuit of personal ambitions and keeping resolutions, there are others, far less content and facing uncertainties, chief among them affordable health insurance.

According to Dr. Timothy Cook, a…

News Briefs
October 12, 2016

Vermonters laud temporary suspension of pit bull ban in Montréal

By Karrie Etzler A recent bylaw seeking to ban pit bull type dogs in Montréal, Canada, has been temporarily suspended, after lawyers representing the Canadian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) successfully filed a court order opposing the ban. The ban, which…

Grace Church: Feeding the city, transforming lives
News Briefs
September 28, 2016

Grace Church: Feeding the city, transforming lives

By Karrie Etzler Residents of Rutland City and its environs were graciously fêted at a three-course culinary soiree, hosted by the Grace Congregational United Church of Christ (Grace Church), under its community outreach program on Sunday evening, Sept. 25. The complimentary affair dubbed Welcome Table…

Applefest 2016, another successful staging
Arts, Dining & Entertainment
September 21, 2016

Applefest 2016, another successful staging

By Karrie Etzler FAIR HAVEN—The usually tranquil town green of Fair Haven became abuzz with activities last Saturday, Sept. 17, as students and community members alike, turned out in droves to support the Fair Haven Grade School’s annual Applefest. Sunny skies and warm temperatures in…