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Column: When truths collide

11/6/21

After a prolonged and dream-like fall, the early sun lit up fields rimed with frost. I checked the flower barrels outside our bedroom window...

Bounding across the frosty pale green early morning fields with two little brown dogs — the LBDs — the girls and I are confused by many of the...

STRAFFORD — Residents have voted decisively to keep the town’s seventh and eighth graders at Newton School.The 331-126 vote Tuesday puts an end to...

FAIRLEE — Old buildings live multiple lives, and sometimes they need a bit of a push to move on to the next one.For instance, Fairlee’s former post...

Column: What babies and grandmas share

9/25/21

Pearl S. Buck’s The Good Earth is a powerful book about the importance of staying connected to the land. During hard times, the old grandma slept...

STRAFFORD — For the past few years, the community surrounding the Newton School has debated what to do about its middle school grades.Now the issue...

Column: In praise of the unpaved road

9/11/21

Each year, as August yields to September, my thoughts turn to road repair. We live on the top of a hill and at the end of dirt road nearly a mile...

SOUTH STRAFFORD — As its name indicates, the Strafford Edible Pocket Park is planted with things you can eat.Starting this weekend, it also will be...

There was a time when a good portion of Vermonters believed Native Americans had never settled in the Green Mountain State.“The state’s position...

It was once suggested to me that old houses stay cool in the summer because they have not yet completely thawed from winter. Like the old house...

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