MONTPELIER — The Med Shed has become a valuable resource across central Vermont for loaned medical equipment and supplies to anyone who can’t afford to pay for them.

George Milne is well known in central Vermont as the president of Barre’s Granite Savings Bank and Trust Company for nearly 30 years, but how many are aware that he has been composing “classical” music for decades?

BARRE TOWN – Harry Hinrichsen is calling it a career after serving over 26 years as the town engineer.

BARRE — Plans to convert a former Ayers Street auto parts store into a state-of-the art coffee roasting operation cleared a key hurdle Tuesday night when city councilors approved a surgical change to zoning regulations they adopted earlier this year.

During the holidays, I try to take time from the humdrum of festivities to sit quietly and reflect on how happy and grateful I am for my life here in rural New England. Much of what I appreciate is linked to a life that allows me to spend time in my garden, raising some of the food I eat and…

MONTPELIER — Students in central Vermont are producing artwork that will be projected over the stage during a performance in the Capital City Concert series next month.

MONTPELIER — Pam Arnold will step down at the end of the school year after 14 years as the principal of Main Street Middle School.

Conductor Chelsea Tipton II’s watchword is excellence. The first time he works with an ensemble, he asks for the programs from the last four or five seasons, to see what they like and what they program. That’s exactly what he did when he was invited to conduct this year’s Vermont Symphony Or…

MONTPELIER — It was a “blowout” by all accounts at the 47th annual Washington County Youth Service Bureau’s Thanksgiving feast at the Bethany Church in the Capital City on Thursday.

Why have the impersonal experience of shopping online when you can get unique products from people who really care? Why shop the big box stores and deal with the traffic and ugly strip malls? Stay downtown and really enjoy yourself this holiday season!

EAST MONTPELIER — The old Ceres statue will have a second life after sitting atop the golden dome at the State House for the past 80 years.

“Ancestry” is among Athena Petra Tasioupoulos’ mixed media pieces in her “Faces and Figures” series in a new joint exhibition with Elliot Burg in the Nuquist Room of the T.W. Wood Gallery. Burg’s “Conga!” photographs combine street photography and portraiture in exploring the exuberance and culture of Cuba in 2018.

BARRE – The truck is now “stuffed,” the signature red kettles are just starting to fill up, but while the sign in the window of a vacant downtown storefront declares it will be the “Future Home of the Salvation Army,” it will be empty for awhile.

BARRE — Gov. Phil Scott stood at center court in the Barre Municipal Auditorium on Monday and issued what amounted to a call to thanks.

MONTPELIER — Veterans organizations turned out Monday to honor their own at a Veterans Day parade and ceremonies in the Capital City.

Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, K. 218, is Jesse Irons’ favorite Mozart concerto. The concerto also proved pivotal to the musical development of the Berlin born and bred violinist now living and performing in Boston – and around the world.

MONTPELIER — A new 1.9-mile section of the shared-use path in the Capital City was dedicated at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday.

MONTPELIER — Women who have championed opportunities for other women in professional and community roles were celebrated with awards by the Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce on Saturday.

BARRE – The American Legion Auxiliary is celebrating its 100th anniversary and those in Barre did so with gratitude — and a little bit of Elvis.

“Gentlemen, gentlemen, I’m afraid I’m not making myself clear. You see, I have run my car into the ditch while taking a tour of one of your beautiful roads hereabouts, and I require some assistance as my automobile has suffered some damage and is stuck firmly in the mud. Do you know where I …

MONTPELIER — Steve Bailey has built a reputation as a man of the people. It has taken him years, and millions of steps along the way.

MONTPELIER — A new gateway to the Capital City was hailed at the grand opening of the Taylor Street Transit Center and housing complex on Friday.

MONTPELIER — Elisabeth “Bibba” Kahn, a Spanish and French teacher at Main Street Middle School, was hailed as the 2020 Vermont Teacher of the Year at a lively ceremony last Tuesday.

MONTPELIER – For Patty Baroudi, the Montpelier Ski & Skate Sale is a labor of love.