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A symbol of resistance to racism is reborn
WILMINGTON- A slogan on a banner that was hung in Wilmington 35 years ago as a symbol of the community’s resistance to racism, has been reborn as a rallying cry for Vermonters who oppose Trump admi...
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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This Week in History
10 years ago: Wilmington’s historic bank building, located at the corner of South Main Street and Route 9, was destroyed by fire. The building, which had once been the home of Wilmington Savings Ba...
Apr 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Socialization is important, even for seniors
Socialization is the current buzz word whenever the subject of seniors’ health comes up anywhere these days. There are all sorts of studies claiming that isolation is very bad medicine for older fo...
Apr 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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After three decades it’s time to pass the torch
The job is not done but… I have spent three decades of my life working for clean water in multiple arenas including public policy, regulatory affairs, citizen education, and managing direct hands o...
Apr 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroine seeks redemption after crash
Faithful by Alice Hoffman Simon and Shuster, 2016 One icy night, seventeen-year-old Shelby Richmond is driving her best friend Helene Boyd to a party and skids off the road. Before the police arriv...
Apr 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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A doctor in service to the world
Whitingham- Dr. Karen Hein, views life as a spiral, exemplified by a beautiful sweater she made herself from cashmere yarn she also spun herself collected from her magnificent herd of goats. The pa...
Apr 06, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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This Week in History
Apr 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
10 years ago: Mount Snow dedicated their ski patrol building to patroller Col. Sandy Safford, who had died 11 years earlier. Safford had been at Mount Snow on the first day it opened in 1954, and t...
Author releases first book
by One-Minute Book Reviews: Laura Stevenson
Mar 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
“Think Twice” by Jayne McBurney Sixteen-year-old Alice Winburrow has lost count of how many foster homes she has lived in since she was 8. Dozens, probably. Not that she cares. She hasn’t wanted to...
What to do with all that stuff nobody wants
by Aging in Place: Claudette Hollenbeck
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
Got stuff? Lots and lots and lots of stuff? Don’t we all, and when we are gone nobody will want it. The old brown furniture favored by folks in my generation does not appeal to millennials, even if...
School reporter introduces technology specialist
by Kaylin Roth
Mar 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor’s note: Twin Valley Elementary School Wings reporter Kaylin Roth interviewed Twin Valley technology specialist Curtis Carroll. WILMINGTON- Curtis feels good when he helps kids with their com...
Local filmmaker produces “character-driven” documentaries
by Emily Blake
Mar 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
WILMINGTON- Local documentary filmmaker Garret Harkawik describes his films as “character-driven” documentaries. He has featured a range of eccentric personalities in his work, from Robert Fitzpatr...
A coming of age novel that ignores the “normal” genre problems
by One-Minute Book Reviews: Laura Stevenson
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
“This Adventure Ends” by Emma Mills Henry Holt, 2016 Sloane Finch is the daughter of Everett Finch, whose best-selling literary romances ensure him movie rights and royalties that enable him to liv...