Turning back time: traditional methods of raising cattle may quell cancer concerns

Turning back time: traditional methods of raising cattle may quell cancer concerns

By Cameron Kovach The World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) definitively linked the consumption of processed meats to colorectal cancer and labeled red meat as probably carcinogenic to humans on Oct. 26. With little additional information provided, this left many Vermonters wondering what exactly they should eat. As it turns out,… Read More »

Shopping with Chea: I’m back, and ready to buy stuff

Shopping with Chea: I’m back, and ready to buy stuff

By Chea Waters Evans Woo-hoo! It’s only taken 11 months, but I’ve finally emerged from my eggnog fog from last holiday season, and I’m ready to hit the streets and heat up my AmEx for another round of local shopping and good cheer. Shopping locally benefits the people who own our neighborhood stores, but it… Read More »

Advancing science in Vermont through crowdsourcing

Advancing science in Vermont through crowdsourcing

By Cameron Kovach Have you ever photographed nature, watched birds at a feeder, or noticed butterflies in your garden? Whether you realize it or not, you may be a scientist … or at least a citizen scientist. Every day, Vermonters make observations of the natural world that can advance our global understanding of science and… Read More »

Little Red Schoolhouse update

Little Red Schoolhouse update

By Ginger Isham  for the St. George Historical and Conservation Trust The St. George Little Red Schoolhouse committee is happy to announce we are almost ready to open the schoolhouse for events. We hope people will want to use it for birthday parties, small weddings, anniversaries, baby showers, meetings, family gatherings and Christmas events. We… Read More »

Pumpkin Man emerges for CCS Halloween celebration

Pumpkin Man emerges for CCS Halloween celebration

Story and Photos  By Chea Waters Evans There are so many questions surrounding Pumpkin Man, but so few answers. About twenty years ago, this mysterious and elusive figure emerged from the woods on Pease Mountain behind Charlotte Central School, did a little dance in his overalls, and over the years has captured the imaginations of… Read More »

Veterans Day salute with special coffee klatch

In a weekday gathering of veterans, known as Shelburne Airport’s Coffee Klatch, thoughts on Veterans Day were shared last week. The group celebrates more than two decades of camaraderie. “It’s a brotherhood,” Bob Paradis, 77, of Colchester said. He was at the airport having coffee with the gang on Oct. 30. Sometimes up to 14… Read More »

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