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Donna Sweeney retires after 22 years


by Tena Starr GLOVER — More than a month after stepping down as town clerk here — a job she held for 22 years — Donna Sweeney still tears up when certain memories come to mind.  Like when a former selectman was dying of cancer and needed papers notarized.  Rea... More »

Greenberg explores songs, work, and protest


by Elizabeth Trail HARDWICK — When I was a child, Pete Seeger’s folk music was playing on our old phonograph nearly every day.   I grew up feeling almost as though he’d actually been in our living room.  I could see him sitting on the floor with my father, tal... More »

Inside Vermont’s biggest sugaring operation


by Joseph Gresser BRIGHTON — On Sunday, when steam was pouring out of louvres on many sugarhouses in the Northeast Kingdom only one of the four big stacks on top of Sweet Tree Holdings’ Brighton plant was active. …To read the rest of this article, and all the ... More »

Obituaries 4.10.19


Gene Allen Besaw Gene Allen Besaw, 72, well known businessman of Derby, died on April 2, 2019, at the Jack Bryne Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire.  He was born on March 26, 1947, in Newport to Floyd and Idelle (Sanville) Besaw.  He married Jeannine Geoffrey Br... More »