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Celebrating a Vermont legend: ‘Jack Rowell: Cultural Documentarian’

In 1973 or ‘74, Jack Rowell was outside one of his former high school teacher’s houses in Randolph. “I saw...

‘A Streetcar Named Desire’: André Previn’s opera delivers power

Two American icons shared history when André Previn set Tennessee Williams’ 1947 masterpiece, “A Streetcar Named Desire,” to music as...

‘Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill’: Taking Billie Holiday personally

“One rehearsal I just broke down,” Francesca Harper says. The challenges of portraying beloved jazz singer Billie Holiday go beyond her...

Fell lawyers continue to challenge retrial

Lawyers representing Donald Fell, who faces the death penalty for the killing of a North Clarendon woman in 2005, claim...

Committee nears decision on merger vote

BARRE – Amid signs of softening skepticism, a committee already leaning toward asking voters in Barre and Barre Town to...

Growing business

TIF vote sets stage for development

MONTPELIER – The much-anticipated approval of a Tax Incremental Finance application for the Capital City came at a meeting of City Council...

Cancer walk

Judge to Bourgoin’s attorney: Show me evidence of unfair news coverage

BURLINGTON — A state judge said he needs to see actual evidence of unfair news coverage before he can decide whether...

Mud Studio crash is a close call

MIDDLESEX – Workers and patrons at The Mud Studio narrowly escaped injury when a vehicle crashed into the building Wednesday, causing significant damage. ...

Police seek man accused of heroin possession

BARRE – An arrest warrant has been issued for a Granite City man accused of possessing heroin. Nelson D. Morales,...

Local & State

‘Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill’: Taking Billie Holiday personally

“One rehearsal I just broke down,” Francesca Harper says. The challenges of portraying beloved jazz singer Billie Holiday go beyond her epic voice, and the tragic ending of the life of...

Fell lawyers continue to challenge retrial

Lawyers representing Donald Fell, who faces the death penalty for the killing of a North Clarendon woman in 2005, claim Fell’s rights will be violated because of a lack of...

Committee nears decision on merger vote

BARRE – Amid signs of softening skepticism, a committee already leaning toward asking voters in Barre and Barre Town to consider a modified version of a previously defeated school district...

Growing business

TIF vote sets stage for development

MONTPELIER – The much-anticipated approval of a Tax Incremental Finance application for the Capital City came at a meeting of City Council this week.  The council voted unanimously to approve the application submitted...

Sports

Roundup: Solons sweep Rangers

MONTPELIER – There wasn’t much tension on Senior Day during the Montpelier’s girls tennis team’s...

Shoestring Fisherman: Down by the river

There’s a spot along the river that I like to think of as my own....

Roundup: Spaulding baseball rallies in 7th inning

BARRE – The Spaulding baseball team rolled the dice with a risky base-running move and...

Spaulding falls to Mount Abe, 11-3

BARRE — The Mount Abraham softball team notched its fifth straight victory and locked up the...