‘A Very Human Impulse’ Jason Serota-Winston and Disaster Relief in Puerto Rico

by Larry Floersch Jason Serota-Winston looks solemn. And maybe just a bit angry. He returned to Vermont on October 18 from a two-week stint as a relief worker in Puerto Rico helping with the recovery from Hurricane Maria. Maria struck the island on September 20 as a near-category-5 storm, and his work there in the […]

U-32 Teens Run Middlesex Food Shelf

MONTPELIER — In August of this year, Ethan Scharf and Cricket Liebermann volunteered to take over the coordination of the United Methodist Church (UMC) food shelf in Middlesex. The teens have known each other casually since seventh grade, but had not been close friends. Friendly and enthusiastic, the pair has been happily working together ever […]

Post 3 Welcomes Legion National Commander Denise Rohan to Montpelier

by  Nat Frothingham A large crowd of members and friends of American Legion Post 3 gathered for dinner on October 23 to welcome Denise Rohan, the first-ever woman elected to serve as American Legion National Commander. Rohan was elected to the post on August 24, 2017, at the Legion’s national convention in Reno, Nevada. Post […]

November 2 – November 15, 2017

Anne Watson Announces Candidacy for Mayor of Montpelier

At a Montpelier City Hall press conference at about 12 noon today, City councilor and Montpelier High School teacher Anne Watson announced her candidacy for Mayor of Montpelier at City Meeting on the first Tuesday of March 2018. Watson was introduced to the local media by former Montpelier Mayor and current state legislator Mary Hooper and by longtime Montpelier […]