“Picturing Frederick Douglass” presentation Sunday at Rokeby Museum

“Picturing Frederick Douglass” presentation Sunday at Rokeby Museum

Did you know that Frederick Douglass was the most photographed American of the 19th century? On July 23 at 3 p.m., Douglass scholar John Stauffer will present some of the 160 known photographs from his new book, “Picturing Frederick Douglass.” His presentation will explore Douglass’s complex relationship with photography. Books will be available for sale… Read More »

Boys of summer

Boys of summer

The U13 Suburban Babe Ruth team clinched the state championship Saturday at Winooski High School.They beat Brattleboro 7-1 for the title. See full story on page 9. Photo by Shauna Knapp

Tracey Brown: Walking to remember those who can’t

Tracey Brown: Walking to remember those who can’t

It was back in 2010 when Tracey Brown of Charlotte first noticed that her father, Levi Brown, was exhibiting some unusual symptoms. “He’d always been a really healthy guy,” Brown said. Living in upstate New York where there was no dedicated memory care center, Levi was initially misdiagnosed. In 2012 he went to the hospital… Read More »

Flo Meiler competes, medals in National and Vermont Senior Games

Flo Meiler competes, medals in National and Vermont Senior Games

It’s been a busy summer for record-setting Shelburne senior athlete Flo Meiler. The 83-year-old track and field star has cleaned up at the National Senior Games and the Vermont Senior Games, and she has an international competition next month. In June, Meiler competed in 11 track and field events throughout the five-day national competition in… Read More »

Humane Society seeking foster providers

Humane Society seeking foster providers

Animal lovers interested in becoming foster care providers for shelter animals can learn more on July 27 when Homeward Bound Humane Society in Addison County hosts an informational meeting for new volunteers. The shelter currently has short- and long-term fostering opportunities available for dogs, cats, and kittens, but they are especially interested in finding foster… Read More »

Phil Scott claims first Thunder Road win as governor

Phil Scott claims first Thunder Road win as governor

Gov. Phil Scott became the first sitting governor to triumph in a Vermont stock car race last week capturing the Late Model win at Barre’s Thunder Road July 6, according to a news release from the race track. It was the 30th career win for the Berlin Republican and his first since his election to… Read More »

Second salt shed to be filled this week

Second salt shed to be filled this week

The new Vermont Railway salt transfer facility off Shelburne Road was bustling with activity on Monday afternoon, as a railway train delivered hundreds of tons of road salt to add to the growing piles in the sheds. Rail cars lined up on the section of diverted track on the east side of the property, and… Read More »

9th annual Vermont Cheesemakers Festival this weekend

9th annual Vermont Cheesemakers Festival this weekend

The Vermont Cheesemakers Festival will mark its ninth annual appearance on the shores of Lake Champlain at the Coach Barn at Shelburne Farms, Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., celebrating cheese-making in Vermont. Attendees can meet 45 cheesemakers and taste Vermont cheeses, alongside the creations of more than 90 other Vermont artisan food producers,… Read More »

1 2 3 65