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You know those bills that didn’t get paid?

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by Tena Starr If I owe you money and you don’t get paid this month, don’t think, at least not yet, that I’m a deadbeat.  You see, my goats ate September’s bills last week.  If eating bills actually made them go away, I’d probably thank the buggers (or eat some... More »

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Civil War drummer boy honored

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by Joseph Gresser DERBY — More than 70 people gathered before the Derby Civil War monument on a rainy Saturday to honor the memory of Willie Johnston, a drummer boy in the Union Army, who was and remains the youngest person to have earned the nation’s highest ... More »

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In Westmore, Warden Scott discusses ATV regs

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by Joseph Gresser WESTMORE — About 20 people showed up at the Westmore Town Clerk’s office Monday evening to hear Game Warden Mike Scott discuss state regulations on ATVs. Fearing an even larger audience of partisans for and against allowing the vehicles acces... More »

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Students call for action

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by Tena Starr GLOVER — Ask seven-year-old Iso Bock why he marched through Glover Friday to express concern about climate change, and he has a quick answer:  “To save the earth.” Iso and his nine-year-old sister Fiona were among the students who organized Glove... More »

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Stanley Steamers tour northern Vermont

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by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — A pair of elegant antique cars cruised up Main Street here Thursday afternoon trailing plumes of vapor as they pulled into the municipal building parking lot. While their occupants strolled off to seek lunch, the cars attracted the ... More »

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Newport plans to open up to ATVs

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by Joseph Gresser NEWPORT — Monday’s city council meeting was held in the municipal building gymnasium rather than council chambers to accommodate an unusually large number of people who showed up to support a proposal to open the city to ATV traffic. Scott Je... More »

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In Coventry: Landfill open house draws protester

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by Tena Starr COVENTRY — Protesters from Vermont, New Hampshire, and Quebec showed up for the annual open house at the landfill here Saturday.  They are opposed to the 51-acre expansion of the landfill, the only active one in Vermont.  The ever shifting group ... More »

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Rangers beat Vikings in season home opener

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by David Dudley ORLEANS — The Lake Region Union High School Rangers shut out the Lyndon Institute Vikings 2-0 in their season opener at home on Saturday.  After a tightly contested first half, Rangers freshman midfielder Aidan Poginy kicked the ball into the n... More »