Robert Nickelsberg: looking back on Afghanistan

By Phyl Newbeck Photojournalist Robert Nickelsberg has lived a good portion of his life in very dangerous places, but every summer he gets a bit of a break to spend time at his family’s house in Charlotte. This summer, Nickelsberg has also spent time promoting his book “Afghanistan: A Distant War” which was published last… Read More »

Notable Neighbors: Perry Melvin

By Lesley Snyder While it’s hard to imagine many laughable moments during his service, Vietnam combat veteran Perry Melvin recalls a slight snafu during his time with the Combined Action Platoon unit (CAP 1-3-5). “I helped to round up stray cattle and pigs to bring to a South Vietnam Sergeant Major who was to ensure… Read More »

Notable Neighbors: The Reverend Craig Smith

November in Vermont signals a palpable transition between seasons – from the crisp fall leaves to a frosted wonderland. Last year, while the Green Mountains welcomed winter’s chill, Shelburne’s Trinity Episcopal Church coped with an unexpected change in its clerical landscape. The Reverend Craig Smith was called to serve Trinity for 15 years. Having outreached… Read More »

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