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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...

Column: The troglodytes on the porch

7/10/21

For lack of a more suitable place, I hung an earthenware birdhouse — actually, just a hollow clay ball with a hole in it, an artifact from my old...

Column: You don’t want to lie, not to the young

7/10/21

A few days ago my 5-year-old granddaughter opened her hand, revealing a stone, and asked, “Is this quartz?” We were on a hike that included her...

STRAFFORD — Artists often lead more than one life. The poet Robert Graves, who titled his memoir, written when he was in the first half of his 30s,...

STRAFFORD — The Environmental Protection Agency is hosting a virtual public meeting Thursday evening to discuss the status of the long-running...

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