The Highlander girls hockey team is breaking new ground this season with a reach across Central Vermont to include high school players from Harwood Union, Northfield, Williamstown and Randolph.
Author Dan Brown has written a lot about religion. He finds God in the invisible strings tying humanity together.
Editor’s note: The Harwood Unified Education Association, the union representing teachers and staff in the Harwood Unified Union School District, sent this letter to the HUUSD School Board regarding the board’s decision Feb. 17 to cut four core classroom teachers at Harwood Union Middle Scho…
The Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s next Jukebox is a reunion of sorts, featuring two popular Vermont rock musicians, singer-songwriters Kat Wright and Ryan Miller.
A Burlington woman was unhurt but police cited her for Driving Under the Influence early Saturday morning after she crashed her vehicle into the Old Center Cemetery along Vermont Route 100 in Waterbury Center, damaging the cemetery fence and a number of gravestones.
A Brooklyn, New York, woman was taken to UVM Medical Center with injuries she sustained in a snowmobile crash on a trail in Waterbury, according to Vermont State Police.
Waterbury’s Ava Thurston has returned from the FIS Nordic Junior World Championships in Vuokatti, Finland, last week just in time for school winter break to get back into her hometown time zone.
Editor’s note: Brock Coderre is one of four candidates running for two one-year terms on the Waterbury Select Board in the Town Meeting Day election.
I have been a Duxbury resident for 11 years and love it here! Duxbury is the ideal place, in my mind, to live and raise my family. However, I recognize that there are many challenges that face small towns like Duxbury which require civic engagement from the members of the community.
Contrary to its name, the Harwood Union School Board was anything but unified last week as it voted 6-6 on cutting four teaching positions at Harwood Middle School for next fall.
In the first of two online candidate forums hosted by the Waterbury Area Anti-Racism Coalition this week, candidates for the Harwood Unified Union School Board discussed how they would tackle issues of race and social justice within the public schools.
On the Town Meeting Day ballot, Waterbury and Duxbury voters will decide whether or not to allow the sale and production of cannabis within their towns.Currently, it is legal in Vermont for adults over the age of 21 to possess small amounts of cannabis, to give cannabis flower and other prod…
Candidates for Waterbury’s Select Board fielded questions on race and social justice in an online forum hosted by the Waterbury Area Anti-Racism Coalition on Wednesday.
A $250,000 bond for the town garage, a purchase of a new tandem truck, and the prospect of legal marijuana operations in the near future are just a few of the questions before Duxbury voters for Town Meeting Day this year.
Thanks to COVID-19, the Vermont Symphony Orchestra has been able to take its statewide mission even deeper. In addition to streaming chamber music programs to the general public, the VSO has partnered with the VA Hospital in White River Junction and Age Well, advocates for the aging populati…
The sledding hill at Dac Rowe Park is popular this winter. School break starts Friday afternoon with students off until March 3. Vermont Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine spoke directly to Vermont parents last week saying school vacation this year may not be a vacation for parents and coul…
With Town Meeting Day around the corner and the COVID-19 pandemic still a reality, Vermont town clerks are ready with ballots to mail early and local officials are prepping for online informational meetings instead of the traditional in-person gatherings.
For decades in Waterbury, if one attended a Waterbury Village Trustees meeting back when there was a village government, or if someone was in need of an ambulance, or if while headed in or out of the town offices you caught bits of a lively conversation about the latest town business, you pr…
The Harwood Union School Board has voted unanimously to support renaming Thatcher Brook Primary School and setting up a community-centered process to identify a new name.
Last summer, I regularly passed a stand of towering white pine trees at Camp Plymouth State Park in Ludlow, where I live and work. Most days, I saw at least one hairy woodpecker, a few blue jays, chickadees, a pair of broad-winged hawks and a multitude of red squirrels around the trees.
The Harwood Union School Board last week put off the question of flying the Black Lives Matter flag at district schools but signaled that it plans to discuss and decide whether to move ahead with considering a new name for Thatcher Brook Primary School.
Several contested elections, a question on legal weed commerce, a tax rate below what voters backed in 2020, and 25 separate requests to fund nonprofit organizations and social service agencies.
Many libraries have Friends groups and the Waterbury Public Library is lucky to be counted among them. Our Friends of the Waterbury Library group provides essential support for Library services and programs each year through their fundraising activities. You can help by choosing them as the …
Waterbury and Stowe each logged five new COVID-19 cases last week while thousands of older Vermonters have made appointments to get their first dose of the vaccine.
Closed since March 2020 due to COVID-19, the Green Mountain Coffee Roasters café at the Waterbury train station will not reopen and its staff have been officially laid off, a spokeswoman at Keurig Dr. Pepper said last week.
Harwood Union High School’s standout Nordic skier Ava Thurston is in Finland where she will compete in the Junior World Cross Country Ski Championships next week.
Some Harwood Union High School students are taking aim at their school’s paper use with a project to plant more than 100 trees in April and they are looking for Waterbury, Duxbury, and Mad River Valley residents to participate.