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Youngest of 19 reflects on a well-lived life

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by Chris Braithwaite NEWPORT — In the early summer of 1945 Harvey Robitaille was in basic training, an Army draftee being readied for what was predicted to be a long and bloody conclusion to the Second World War — the invasion of Japan.  In terms of the Robita... More »

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Burt Porter – “America’s best bard”

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by Chris Braithwaite GREENSBORO — There was a small void in the Northeast Kingdom’s Christmas tradition this season.  The 50 or so people who have come to look forward to their card from Burt Porter didn’t get one.  Mr. Porter thinks he’s been sending his gree... More »