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Local News

Welch calls for Trump's impeachment

House Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., is calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Read more

Historic property receives council reprieve

MONTPELIER — A modified plan to rescue a landmark farmstead in the Capital City has been approved by the City Council. Read more

Talk of the town

Doubleheader? Read more

Montpelier Police Log

The following is a sampling of calls to Montpelier police in recent days: Read more

Berlin man sentenced for breaking into dispensary, other crimes

BARRE — A Berlin man has been sentenced for a slew of crimes, including breaking into the medical marijuana dispensary in Montpelier. Read more

Police: New York man had large amount of crack cocaine

BARRE — A New York man is accused of having a large amount of crack cocaine in East Montpelier. Read more

Council to team up with Partnership on Wheelock Building 'welcome center'

BARRE — City councilors are moving on from the historic Wheelock Building and the Barre Partnership is moving in. Read more

Obituaries

Richard W. Sinclair

Richard W. Sinclair BARRE CITY — Richard W. Sinclair, 69, of Tilden House, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at Woodridge Nursing Home… Read more

Kaaren Hamburg Makas

Kaaren Hamburg Makas WORCESTER — Kaaren Hamburg Makas, 87, passed this life peacefully, on July 15, 2019, at her home in Worcester, surroun… Read more

Anthony W. "Tony" Braman

Anthony W. "Tony" Braman CHELSEA — Anthony W. “Tony” Braman, 65, died Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at Barre Gardens Nursing Home in Barre. Arr… Read more

Barbara M. English

Barbara M. English ROYALTON — Barbara M. English, 88, died Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at Berlin Health and Rehab Center in Berlin. Arrangement… Read more

Thelma E. Rodriguez

Thelma E. Rodriguez HARDWICK — Thelma E. Rodriguez, of Hardwick, 94, passed away peacefully July 16, 2019, at The Manor nursing home, with … Read more

Henry W. Ferry

Henry W. Ferry NORTHFIELD — Henry Wilfred Ferry passed away at his home on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. He was the youngest, and last surviving, … Read more

Weekend Magazine

Raise Your Glass: A sunny wine for summer

Chloe Rose, 2018 Read more

Field to Fork: Wild food cooking series

A sizzling steak on the grill is a great way to soak in the flavors of summer. Make it a local venison steak and you’ll be joining many Ver… Read more

Teeds

A Yankee Notebook: A ride across Vermont

Part of it is loving the sound of Helga’s left rear tire on the road just behind my elbow; another part of it is the muffled restraint of a… Read more

Homeyer: Garden thugs to love or hate

I’ve never subscribed to the old saying that “Children should be seen and not heard.” So it shouldn’t surprise you that I don’t insist that… Read more

Health Talk: Put heat-related ills on ice

Whether you love or hate heat and humidity, it’s important to take precautions in the summer to protect yourself from heat-related illnesse… Read more

The Outside Story: Flight of the luna moth

On early summer nights, I sometimes see large, pale green moths with long, twisted tails fluttering near our porch light. Later, I often fi… Read more

A plague in the valley

In 1760, a relentless phalanx of army worms devoured almost every green thing in its path on its march through the Connecticut River Valley… Read more

Perspective

Townley: Why we need co-ops

The U.S. Department of Agriculture just recalled 62,000 pounds of beef due to an E. coli outbreak, creating a nightmare for big grocery cha… Read more

First and foremost

There has been a lot of talk lately about whether we can agree to disagree. Read more

Amses: Godless patriots

The revelation last week that Vermont was named the third most patriotic state was startling, especially considering it has consistently be… Read more

Courtney: What Eric taught me about happiness

My friend and colleague, Eric Zencey, died on the first day of July this year, 2019. I’ll miss his dry humor and his powerful mind. But mos… Read more

Business

Washington County Mental Health Services is honored

Washington County Mental Health Services received the Department of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Above and Beyond Awar… Read more

Business Briefs

Two attorneys join Facey Goss & McPhee in Rutland

The Rutland law firm of Facey Goss & McPhee P.C. announced that Harry R. Ryan and Eric J. Morgan have joined the firm. Ryan joins as a … Read more

Mayo Healthcare welcomes new administrator

NORTHFIELD — After the retirement in April of longtime leader Christine Scott, Mayo Healthcare has welcomed Tim McAdoo, an award-winning co… Read more

Accounting firm promotes Karen Bartlett to partner

Accounting firm O’Brien Shortle Reynolds & Sabotka, PC, in Rutland announced the promotion of Karen A. Bartlett to partner. Read more

Mark Rosalbo joins HBRA board of directors

Mark D. Rosalbo has joined the Board of Directors of the Home Builders and Remodelers Association (HBRA) of Vermont. He is a senior advisor… Read more

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