The Northeast Kingdom novelist revealed he had cancer just last week and spent his final days in hospice care at home.
Lillian Gish never forgot her time in Vermont. Perhaps it was the hardships she endured to create a famous scene, and the emotional reaction it elicited from audience members.
Chester’s weekend showcase for up-and-coming authors mixed narrative fiction with presidential politics, race relations and “alternative facts.”
“This is a time for support, love and compassion, not angry protests,” said a spokesperson for the volunteer group Rutland Welcomes.
This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “Too Young For Something Like Diabetes” by Emily Smyth, age 16, of Craftsbury.
David Hinton, one of the most lauded modern English translators of classical Chinese poetry and philosophy, marks Saturday’s Lunar New Year with the timely book “Existence.”
“I have gone from feeling pretty good to being in hospice care,” the 74-year-old Northeast Kingdom novelist has posted on Facebook.
“The continuity of having the bridge here is important for our historic past,” said the president of the Charlotte Historical Society. The restoration, funded largely with federal money, was celebrated Sunday.
When Clarina Howard Nichols took her activism to the Statehouse, she could hardly have been more alone.
This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “You-words” by Janet McIntosh Barkdoll, 16, of Shoreham.
Another family is on the way, officials said. The mayor said he had met and talked with the first arrivals.
One founder said there’s been an outpouring of community interest in the group, which has more than enough members to be chartered as a regional chapter.
In one of the last acts of the Obama administration, the 89-year-old Brattleboro painter has received the International Medal of Arts for sharing his work with American embassies.
The procedure involved drilling a hole in Pollina’s skull to reduce the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.