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Listen: Dartmouth Sing-Ins Honor Dr. Martin Luther King


Hanover — Music, it’s said, has the ability to unite people from different walks of life. A common song can prompt new connections, and perhaps...

Ministering to Community Health


Lyme — “Rewarding” is one of the first words that comes to mind when Ellen Thompson thinks of her work as the Lyme parish nurse.“What I’ve learned...

Video: Memory and Footwork at Scottish Country Dancing


Lyme — When learning Scottish country dancing, it is important to keep trying again and again. “The main thing is to start dancing right away so...

Bradford Oasis Is a Place Called Home


Bradford, Vt. — At the end of a quiet residential street there’s a white ranch house outfitted with blue shutters. Lawn chairs sit under a maple...

A Summer Pet Blessing in West Fairlee


West Fairlee — It was a traditional New England scene: The white-steepled church, the former schoolhouse-turned-community-center, the heaps of ice...

Tea Party Honors Bethel Public Library’s Benefactor


Bethel — Sandwiches filled with thinly sliced cucumber. Cool pink lemonade. Pleasant conversation. A tea party in honor of Bethel Public Library...

Down on the College Farm


Norwich — Coming from a long line of dairy farmers, Quinn Nelson has been around cows all his life. But this fall, the Vermont Technical College...

Blessing of the Animals in Wells River


Wells River — Three dogs, myriad cats, a chicken and untold numbers of microbes received special prayers last weekend at a blessing of the animals...

Reaching Out To Older Readers


Hartford — Pulling two suitcases behind her, Deborah Milne strode to the entrance of Valley Terrace, tapped the automatic door opener with her foot...

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