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Op - Ed
October 5, 2016

It couldn’t happen here

By Angelo S. Lynn Of the many alarming things about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, his sense of entitlement and infallibility and his embrace of totalitarian authority should worry all Americans, and particularly those who are quick to say they cherish their freedom from big…

News Briefs
October 5, 2016

Lakes Region

Castleton “Thriller” dance seeks students CASTLETON—Zoe Marr Hilliard is working with registered K-8 students to create Castleton’s own version of the famed “Thriller” dance, with plans to perform their routine on Halloween weekend on the Castleton Free Library lawn. The opportunity is becoming an annual…

News Briefs
October 5, 2016

Rutland Region

Wallingford crossing repairs WALLINGFORD—The town of Wallingford has received official notice from the state Secretary of Transportation Chris Cole, that the railroad crossing on Route 140 (Depot Street) is scheduled to be reconstructed next year. The project is complicated by a nearby bridge that also…

Sports
October 5, 2016

Testing the surface

QUESTION: Patty and Walter are playing in a match play tournament. Both players have stroked their tee shots onto the seventh green. Walter, who is nearer the hole, marks, lifts his ball and sets the ball aside. After Patty putts, Walter rolls the ball back to where it…

CSJ weekly athletics roundup
Sports
October 5, 2016

CSJ weekly athletics roundup

RUTLAND—It was a busy week in athletics for College of St. Joseph, playing 11 games. The men’s soccer team won two of their three games, improving their overall record to 7-5. Goalkeeper Kyle Milligan was awarded USCAA Player of the Week honors for his outstanding…

Vermont: running dry?
Column
October 5, 2016

Vermont: running dry?

By Madeline Bodin Scenes from the West’s five-year drought are striking – the cracked mud at the bottom of a dry reservoir, forests in flames. Wonder what a drought would look like in Vermont and New Hampshire? Look out the window. This is the first…

I meet the nicest people at Kent Pond
Column
October 5, 2016

I meet the nicest people at Kent Pond

By Marguerite Jill Dye

After hiking my favorite section of the Appalachian Trail, I walked along the water’s edge at Kent Pond. Six young men were playing ball on the road, enjoying a sunny day in the fall. After sketching Kent Pond I walked over…