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“Uncivil Liberties: A Novel” by Bernie Lambek
Rootstock Publishing, 2018

Kerry Pearson, a Montpelier high school girl, is found dead at the foot of a cliff in Mahady Park. A scrap of paper in her purse reads “I can’t go on anymore. I’m sorry.”  Everybody is shocked...
10 years ago:
Nearly two years after a disastrous winter without snow prompted an all-out economic development drive in the Deerfield Valley, the local economic outlook was looking better, according to the Mount Snow Valley Chamber of Commerce.  Room reservations were up...
WILMINGTON- Former Rep. David Larsen has released a memoir detailing the 10 years he spent in the Vermont House of Representatives.  
Larsen will offer a discussion with selected readings from his book, “Small Town Rep, my personal and political journey to and through Vermont’s State House...

Claudette Hollenbeck
My daughter, who cannot drive without talking, called this morning on her way to work to say, “I don’t want to go to work. I don’t want to do anything. It must be that blasted seasonal affective disorder kicking in.”
She was right. It runs in our family and we take the blessed Prozac year...
WILMINGTON- One of the state’s longest serving police chiefs retired in October.  Wilmington Police Chief Joe Szarejko’s retirement “party” was a quiet luncheon with his fellow police officers and a few other town employees – the most fuss he would allow, according to Wilmington Town Manager...
10 years ago:
Local resident and Twin Valley graduate Brandon Riker talked about his work as a field organizer during Barack Obama’s presidential campaign.  As a field organizer, Riker’s mission was to get people out to vote.  He traveled around the country, knocked on...
DOVER- Looking to work off a few extra calories after those holiday meals? Got some less-than-flattering knits shoved into the back of the closet? Then the Ugly Sweater Fun Run may be the perfect way to help clean out the closet and stay fit and trim while helping out a good cause.
The...
10 years ago:
Mount Snow opened the season and their new snow parks at Carinthia.  Mount Snow officials also announced that a leg of the Dew Tour would be held at Mount Snow, bringing in the likes of Shawn White, Danny Kass, Hannah Teiter, and hometown hero Kelly Clark....
WILMINGTON - By 8 on Thursday mornings, the parking lot at North Star Pizza and Bowl is packed with cars. On those days, inside the bowling alley in a room called the “Charlie Brown Room,” a sizable group of retired men meet for coffee and snacks. They’ve been doing it every Thursday for the past...

This quilt by Anna Ryan will be raffled at the craft fair.
DOVER - For the fourth year, gift buying can happen in Dover, at a craft fair organized by Jeannette Eckert and Linda Sherman. In addition to buying crafts from local artisans, shoppers will have the opportunity to take pictures with Santa and support local charities and area students.
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