LOCAL NEWS

BRIDGEWATER, Vt. — The Vermont Comedy Festival, hosted by the Woolen Mill Comedy Club, has recently made some big announcements. On Friday, festival coordinators announced that comedian Joe List would be headlining at Pentangle Arts on the final day of the festival.

NEWPORT- A collaboration between local television stations Newport Community Television and YCN has recently been announced.

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CASTLETON, Vt. — Vermont was knocking on the door with only a few ticks left on the clock looking to tie the game during the 69th Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl. But a specta… Read more

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CLAREMONT — Ricky Bly stormed to his tenth win of the summer Friday at Claremont Motorsports Park, with Dave Greenslit staying close behind as he earned his ninth 2022… Read more

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CLAREMONT- Our area has an unbelievable amount of talent stepping on the field for the “Granddaddy” of all football games on Saturday. I reached out to our area footba… Read more

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ROCKINGHAM, Vt. — On Wednesday, May 11, at 7 p.m., join Dr. Michael J. Fuller for a conversation about the meanings of petroglyphs created around the world, while referencing a local site: the petroglyphs at the Great Falls in present-day Bellows Falls, known to the Abenaki as Kchi Ponteku, … Read more

REGIONAL NEWS

NEWPORT- Pretty Reckless Chi, or Chi Marie to her friends, has been building a feminine force to be reckoned with.

WINDSOR, Vt. — The Windsor Exchange, a well-known DIY space in town, held its very first drag show on Saturday, August 6, 2022.

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If you see an animal in the road or by the side of the road that’s been hit by a car, don’t assume the animal is dead. I accidentally hit a little red squirrel driving up Church Hill Rd. in Woodstock, Vermont a few evenings ago. Read more

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The issue of alleged Russian war crimes in Ukraine highlights the decades-long reluctance of today’s major military powers to support the International Criminal Court. Read more

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Back in 1967 people were electrified by “The Graduate,” especially the scene of 40+ Anne Bancroft seducing 21-year old Dustin Hoffman. But there was another iconic moment, when one of his parents’ friends definitively pronounces one word to Hoffman that would assure his future business succe… Read more

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The New Hampshire Journal debate Monday night was scheduled to last 90 minutes. But it wrapped up nearly 30 minutes early, thanks in large part to the efficiency of the candidates. Read more

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A couple digging outside their Wildwood, New Jersey house in July unearthed a few cylindrical objects they at first mistook for root balls. But when they started tugging at the edges, they realized it was rolled-up brown wrapping paper. Read more

OUR COLUMNISTS

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Among summer’s many sweet offerings are wild berries. And among these, blueberries are my favorite. Years ago, I took to carrying large, empty yogurt containers in my car – and smaller vessels in my backpack – so I would have something to fill should I pass a good berry patch. My children be…

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August is a time of transition for birds in the temperate and subpolar regions of the Northern Hemisphere. The Earth on its tilted axis has been moving around the Sun toward the equinox, when the days and nights will be of equal length down in the tropics. Up here in the higher latitudes tho…

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The Inner ForceGrowth is exciting. As humans, we are impelled by a force that is hard to describe, but undoubtedly compels us to move forward – to experience, to learn, to develop and grow. It’s something that we all feel at our very core and when acted on successfully, gives us great satisf…

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The farm has been a hub of activity of late. Picking berries, store management, picking veggies, growing apples and veggies, planting, monitoring for insects and diseases in the growing stuff, trying to keep weeds down, haying, tending the animals, mowing lawns and orchards and berry patches…

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Heat descended on us recently like opening the door to a roaring woodstove. The old adage about colonail India was, “Only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the noon day sun.” I think that applies here, too. I, for one, have no desire to work in the garden when temperatures get to be in the e…

Lifestyles

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Among summer’s many sweet offerings are wild berries. And among these, blueberries are my favorite. Years ago, I took to carrying large, empty yogurt containers in my car – and smaller vessels in my backpack – so I would have something to fill should I pass a good berry patch. My children be…

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Among summer’s many sweet offerings are wild berries. And among these, blueberries are my favorite. Years ago, I took to carrying large, empty yogurt containers in my car – and smaller vessels in my backpack – so I would have something to fill should I pass a good berry patch. My children be… Read more

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August is a time of transition for birds in the temperate and subpolar regions of the Northern Hemisphere. The Earth on its tilted axis has been moving around the Sun toward the equinox, when the days and nights will be of equal length down in the tropics. Up here in the higher latitudes tho… Read more

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ust like kids on school vacation, your houseplants may want to go outside to play. And like your kids, don’t put them out in full sun all day without sunscreen. Well… there is no SPF 30 for houseplants, so you will have to make other accommodations. Read more

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Time is relative, or so Einstein theorized. Every individual, every cell, every everything judges or marks time according to its own circumstances. Well. If time is a subjective, why are we always so cognizant of it and driven by it? Read more