The Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph is one of the most spectacular veterans cemeteries in the country. And its caretaker Robert Durkee divines in every shovelful of dirt, in May’s glorious display of apple blossom, and in every piece of polished marble, the higher purpose of his labors.
In his lengthy legal and governmental career, Gillies has successfully combined writing and the law, using his way with words to turn even arcane legal subjects into witty and erudite commentary and unexpected insights.
When Vasseur was voted onto the Fayston Selectboard in 1959, the board often met in a milking parlor.
Jack Nash left a remarkable imprint on the Vermont we know today, with a formidable passion and character that touched many lives as it went quietly spinning through the sporting world, like the cycles that he loved.
The “grandmother of Vermont’s endangered species law” and VINS founder leaving after 32 years on state committee for endangered species.
“I went from politics to garbage and saw it as a promotion,” says Stannard, a Statehouse insider for 30 years who is calling it quits.
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.
“Everything’s a treasure in its own way,” says Sonny Saul looking around his Pleasant Street Books in Woodstock, where John A. Graham’s book is just one of many treasures for sale.
Thirty-two percent of women make more than their spouses — that is very different from the time when Friedan’s book was published, and this is good news because it brings the family income up significantly.
Consider the produce: long beans, Japanese yams, fresh bamboo, fuzzy squash, banana blossoms, and various greens wrapped in plastic and simply labeled “Asian vegetable.”
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 East Barre Antique Mall is a repository of stories about times gone by.
He is finding that pond owners these days are confronting a whole new set of challenges that come with erratic weather, possibly the result of global climate change.
Kolb hopes to soothe and comfort people. “I want my art to contribute to their sense of place, their sense of home, their joys and responsibilities.”