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Veteran journalist, editor, writer and essayist Andrew Nemethy has spent more than three decades following his muse, nose for news, eclectic interests and passion for the public’s interest from his home in Calais, close to the state capital. A shy egotist, he’s obligated to note he’s an award-winning reporter and writer and a John J. McCloy Journalism Fellow. His stories have appeared on the cover of magazines from Yankee to Travel & Leisure and in numerous national newspapers. He is also one of Vermont Life’s most prolific authors and author of Travel Vermont. His Vermont media background includes three stints with the Barre-Montpelier Times Argus as both writer and editor. A world traveler born in Austria, he has a master’s degree from Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and is a Vietnam veteran and avid outdoor enthusiast. He is currently working on two non-fiction book projects.
Their 4 Corners Farm in West Newbury ranks as one of Vermont’s larger market enterprises, diversified in so many edible directions a visitor’s head is left spinning like a salad drier.
Their 24/7 lifestyle as owners of a hands-on flower farm puts them outside every day, immersed in natural beauty and meeting an endless parade of people.
With Vermont’s artisanal craft beers drawing national accolades, the cultivation of hops — a key flavor ingredient in the state – is taking root, thanks to an agronomist’s efforts.
Posted in Food & Agriculture, Life in Vermont | Tagged Alburgh, ale, beer, brewing, extension, Heather Darby, hops, In This State, Northeast Hops Alliance, University of Vermont Extension, UVM, Vermont
The DJ behind the popular show on VPR is a walking Wikipedia of the secrets of doo-wop, rock ‘n roll, pop ballads, folk music and country from the 1950s, 60s and 70s.
What Heise has created over the years is not only a recreation gathering spot and pond hockey paradise but a thriving outdoor winter community.
The latest assessment of student learning in Vermont shows gains in writing skills among elementary and middle school students but high-schoolers slipped slightly and math and reading scores at all three school levels showed little change.
Fidel and fellow environmentalists know that they can’t stop development, but hope they can raise awareness of how to do it better and smarter by keeping Vermont’s living natural resources in mind.
Universal broadband goal in sight; $5 million state grant will expand cell service 19 areas in Southern Vermont
An “unprecedented” $5.07 million competitive grant was awarded by the Vermont Telecommunications Authority to VTel Wireless of Springfield.
“State by state won’t work,” said Shumlin, noting Connecticut has stricter gun laws than Vermont and the killings there occurred anyway.
Posted in Courts & Corrections
Arnowitt has a profound intimacy with the piano keyboard and a connection so strong that his hands can dance confidently over the keyboard’s four-foot span to all the right notes.