Syrup of Tar

Courtesy of the state of Vermont The Lester H. Greene Co., in Montpelier, Vt., manufactured and sold a cough syrup containing alcohol, chloroform and heroin. The company was fined in 1917. On Tuesday, Oct. 20 at UVM, historian and author […]

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Solar is a selling point

Dear Editor, I was disappointed when I learned that solar wasn’t a fit for my home. Here in Montpelier, the city has launched a Net Zero initiative—meaning we will reduce our dependence on fossil fuels by investing in renewable energy. […]

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Local News

Lola Aiken dies at 102

The widow of former Vermont Sen. George Aiken died Monday at age 102. Lola Aiken was a fixture in Montpelier after the death of her husband in 1984. A resident of the Gary Home, she could often be seen holding […]

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