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Editorial: Another Good Week

Over the past week we've enjoyed reporting on the vast and varied achievements of local people improving our community. Catamount Arts' auction co-ordinator Sarah Amos reports another smashing success at the annual benefit auction that supports the art, entertainment and cultural bedrock. Dozens of

CALEDONIAN RECORD-NEWS - 2017-11-17 10:00:00

Derby Walmart A Year Later: Impact On Local Business

DERBY - The Walmart Supercenter opened its doors to fanfare on Nov. 16, 2016. A year later, the impact has sunken in and local shopkeepers have adapted. Last fall, there was no doubt: the new big box store on Route 5 hurt local merchants. The Northeast Kingdom Tasting Center on Main Street in Newpor

CALEDONIAN RECORD-NEWS - 2017-11-16 10:00:00

Stamp Collecting Grows In Email Era

Chris Maginniss of Morgan shows a collection of specialty stamps of Iceland done by famed engraver Czeslaw Slania, while fellow stamp collector Laurinda Maxwell of Charleston listens. (Photo by Robin Smith) Chris Maginniss looks at the details in a stamp during Wednesday's stamp club meeting in Newp


Creating Good News, One Mitten At A Time

Knitted hats, mitts and scarfs hang in waterproof bags on the fence at the razed lot in downtown Newport City, to be taken and used by needy city residents. (Photo by Robin Smith) Knitted hats, scarfs and mitts hang in waterproof bags from the fence around the vacant razed lots in downtown Newport C


Walgreens Buying Up NEK Rite Aid Stores

Northeast Kingdom Rite Aid drug stores are in the process of becoming Walgreens drug stores. Liquor license applications have been filed in Lyndon, St. Johnsbury, Hardwick and Derby under the name of Walgreens Eastern Co. The corporate owners are listed as Walgreen Arizona Drug Co. of the Deerfield,


New wind rules please no one

Wind turbines line the hillside in Sheffield, Vt. AP FILE PHOTO MONTPELIER - An effort by Vermont utility regulators to settle the longstanding, contentious issue of wind turbine noise ended up upsetting both proponents of wind power and those who say the noise poses a health risk to people who live

TIMES-ARGUS - 2017-11-16 02:56:00

East Burke Dam Removal To Be Celebrated Saturday

After many years of preparation, the old mill dam in East Burke has been removed. The Passumpsic Valley Land Trust (PVLT) partnered with the Connecticut River Conservancy (CRC), a nonprofit dedicated to preserving and protecting the Connecticut River watershed, to complete the project that was 17 ye


Towns work with sheriff on budget

Every fall, Vermont towns start building the municipal budget that town-meeting voters will consider in March. Lamoille County Sheriff Roger Marcoux starts molding his next budget proposal months before that, with the help of towns that help fund his department. "We meet with Roger during the spring

STOWETODAY.COM - 2017-11-16 11:00:00

Donors power holiday lights in downtown Madison

MADISON - The annual Madison Christmas Parade, the lights for Madison's downtown Christmas tree on Waverly Place at Main Street, the "Santa's Village" display on Kings Road, and the lights and wreaths that adorn trees and lampposts in downtown Madison throughout the holiday season, are all the happy

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-11-17 19:30:00

Madison High School staging 'Arsenic and Old Lace'

MADISON - The table is set for Madison High School's annual fall drama, Joseph Kesselring's "Arsenic and Old Lace," a farcical black comedy that opened on Broadway in 1941 and later became best known through the 1944 film adaptation starring Cary Grant and directed by Frank Capra. Madison High Schoo

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-11-16 04:45:00

Madison Square Park will glow with hundreds of orbs

Artist Erwin Redl's "Whiteout" installation will glow and sway in the wind between Nov. 16 and March 25. (Credit: Erwin Redl) Hundreds of ethereal orbs will sway in the wind at Madison Square Park this winter as part of a new public art project by artist Erwin Redl. Starting Thursday, 900 spheres


Dunkin' Donuts worker struck, killed by van in drive-thru

A Dunkin' Donuts worker died after he was struck by a van in the Paterson shop's drive-thru Thursday night, police and the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office said. Jose Furtado, 65, was hit at the Dunkin' Donuts at Rout 20 and East 33rd Street around 7 p.m as he was sweeping up leaves. He was rushed

NJ.COM - 2017-11-17 04:35:10

Drew University tops list of schools attracting international students

MADISON - Drew University is tops in New Jersey when it comes to attracting international students and sending students abroad to study, according to an Institute of International Education report. According to the report, Drew ranks in the top 10 percent in enrolling international students and the

DAILY RECORD - 2017-11-17 22:54:38

GrooveBarbers open Drew concert series Sunday

You're enjoying a concert. A soprano starts singing - impeccably - the aria known as "Musette's Waltz" from "La Boheme." But the male vocal quartet backing her starts to sing some decidedly un-operatic syllables. The harmonies gradually morph into lyrics: "There she was, just a-walkin' down the stre

DAILY RECORD - 2017-11-17 17:09:37

New hospital approved for Passaic County as New Jersey expands psychiatric care

A new psychiatric hospital will be developed in Passaic County and in-patient beds for psychiatric care will be added at general hospitals in Wayne, Paterson and Passaic, as part of a massive expansion of behavioral health services approved Friday by the Christie administration. The 120-bed hospita

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-17 23:25:50

El Mejicano Hosts Benefit Dinner for Dralla Foundation

At Camp Summit, a Dralla Foundation grantee, campers are offered a wide variety of camp activities in their barrier-free environment and no camper is ever turned away due to their inability to pay.Credits: Camp Summit The Dralla Foundation awards grants to organizations that align with their mission

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-17 21:46:00

Avon Retreat Features Plenty of Water Views

AVON, CT - Some of the best water views in Avon are featured in a new listing. Check out the details: AVON, CT - Some of the best water views in Avon are featured in a new listing. Check out the details:

PATCH - 2017-11-17 06:06:05

Avon Student Donates to Tunxis Food Pantry

Tunxis Community College's food pantry received a special donation from an Avon third-grader on Nov. 13. For her ninth birthday, Emily Lamar asked her fellow students to bring food donations to her celebration instead of gifts. Her classmates from Roaring Brook School joined her for a party at a tr

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-11-16 19:25:19

Avon Native Returns to Lead Community Relations at River Ridge

AVON, CT - After leaving Avon 40 years ago, Carol Sikora has returned home to be a resource for families and local seniors considering a move into River Ridge at Avon, a Benchmark Senior Living Community. "Coming back to Avon and reconnecting with 'Avonites' has been a joy," Sikora said. Born and

PATCH - 2017-11-16 14:50:57

Avon Residents Criticize Affordable Housing Plan

Residents of Sylvan Street criticized plans for an affordable housing development there during a hearing Tuesday, saying it packs too many homes into the small neighborhood and would ruin the area. Mannarino Builders of South Windsor wants to construct 28 houses on 6.7 acres off Sylvan Street, which