“All Things LGBTQ” Celebrates First Year of Broadcast.

All Things LGBTQ will celebrate its first year of broadcast with its 26th episode scheduled to air on Comcast/ORCA channel 15 at 8pm Saturday, October 14th.  All Things LGBTQ, a news and interview format program featuring reportage of events regarding Central Vermont’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, and HIV communities, tapes and airs a new episode in the […]

Creative Carpentry: Building Houses that are Energy-Efficient and Affordable

by Nat Frothingham Need something built? Not just anything – but something smart, efficient and — here’s a word — “affordable.” Well, consider Myron Dorfman and his experienced team of builders at Creative Carpentry & Construction. And the projects they’ve taken on and completed include the following: design and build, energy-efficient homes, timber frames, remodeling […]

Attention Bikers and Walkers: New Pocket Park

by Nat Frothingham Anyone who’s on a bike or on foot on the Montpelier recreation path along the Winooski River will have noticed a new pocket park. That park is on the north (or downtown) side of what is called officially the West Winooski Bike Path Bridge. That bridge doesn’t carry motorized traffic. It is […]

Author Jensen Beach Named Vermont Book Award Winner Scholarship to Honor Novelist Howard Frank Mosher

by Nat Frothingham VCFA Book Award Gala At a glittering third annual Vermont Book Award Gala at Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA) on Sept. 23 a gathering of more than 200 writers, readers and friends of literature and the arts assembled to honor and celebrate the writing and current literary achievement of Vermont authors. […]

Personal Heat Pump Story

by Glennis Drew In 2015 I decided to stop my practice of using an electric heater to warm (and a window air conditioner to cool) the attic space where I have my computer and our TV room.  After some research I determined to replace these electric hogs and not-so-safe seasonal annoyances with a heat pump. […]

October 5 – October 18, 2017

HEARD ON THE STREET: 10.5.17

Vermont Big Game Reporting Stations MONTPELIER – Vermont hunters who take deer, bears or turkeys must bring them to a reporting station within 48 hours. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department keeps an updated list of big game reporting stations on their website (www.vtfishandwildlife.com) with a map showing their locations.  Here is a direct link […]