July 19–August 1, 2018

10 Questions for the Candidates for Barre and Northfield

compiled by Mike Dunphy With primary season already upon us, the residents of Central Vermont are once more given the opportunity to make real difference in their communities by voting. Many candidates in Barre, Berlin, and Northfield are running unopposed but several Democrats are in races to make the ballot in November. In Northfield, four […]

Cooperating with Chaos: Portraits of Anarchists  at Studio Place Arts

Cooperating with Chaos: Portraits of Anarchists at Studio Place Arts

by Sarah Davin A philosopher leans with his right elbow against a table, looking broodingly into space. His ruffled, gray beard and receding hairline, possibly encouraged to withdraw after years of pensive pulling, contrasts his formal suit. Though still, the painting feels active as a flurry of colorful brushstrokes swirl about him, illustrating some sort […]

Lost Nation Theater Brings the Beach to Twelfth Night

Lost Nation Theater Brings the Beach to Twelfth Night

by Ellen E Jones, set designer of Lost Nation Theater’s production of Twelfth Night The set design is a unique take on the script. No good design stands alone as a product or in its creation. The collaborative partnership of the scenic designer and director is usually the first step in the design development, but […]

COMMENTARY: Achieving the Hunger Mountain Mission

by Matt Levin, Hunger Mountain Cooperative Community Fund Committee Member As a member of the Hunger Mountain Co-op, I’m proud of our mission as a member-owned, community-based natural market. We are committed to building a dynamic community of healthy individuals, sustainable local food systems, and thriving cooperative commerce. One of the ways in which we […]

SAGE ADVICE: Repelling Insects the Natural Way

by Iris Gage Dear Iris, I enjoy spending time outside but I find myself unable to deal with the insects. The mosquitoes, flies, and ticks are constantly bothering me and giving me anxiety. What can I do to repel them naturally so that I don’t have to resort to products with DEET? Imagine yourself lying […]

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