Vermont author Howard Frank Mosher dies at age 74

The Northeast Kingdom novelist revealed he had cancer just last week and spent his final days in hospice care at home.

Then Again: Icy Vermont interlude for a Hollywood legend

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.

Literary ‘New Voices’ sound off on timely topics

Chester’s weekend showcase for up-and-coming authors mixed narrative fiction with presidential politics, race relations and “alternative facts.”

Refugee supporters rally in wake of Trump action

“This is a time for support, love and compassion, not angry protests,” said a spokesperson for the volunteer group Rutland Welcomes.

YWP: ‘Too Young For Something Like Diabetes’

This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “Too Young For Something Like Diabetes” by Emily Smyth, age 16, of Craftsbury.

Vermonter draws present-moment wisdom from ancient works

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.”

Author Howard Frank Mosher facing ‘very aggressive’ cancer

“I have gone from feeling pretty good to being in hospice care,” the 74-year-old Northeast Kingdom novelist has posted on Facebook.

Charlotte covered bridge restoration keeps history alive

“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.

Then Again: A one-woman rally for rights

When Clarina Howard Nichols took her activism to the Statehouse, she could hardly have been more alone.

YWP: ‘You-words’

This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “You-words” by Janet McIntosh Barkdoll, 16, of Shoreham.

UPDATED: First Syrian refugee family arrives in Rutland

Another family is on the way, officials said. The mayor said he had met and talked with the first arrivals.

Rutland area NAACP makes supporting students a priority

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.

Vermont artist Wolf Kahn wins U.S. State Department honor

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.

Digger Dialogue: Surgery gives Sen. Anthony Pollina new lease on life

The procedure involved drilling a hole in Pollina’s skull to reduce the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.