Town Meeting Day photo gallery: Democracy in Vermont

The annual ritual brings together voters and candidates in an exercise of local government. And often lunch.

Norwich teacher contract talks go to mediation

Health care and pay increases remain unresolved as the school board aims to craft a budget that voters will approve and teachers argue the area has a high cost of living.

28-year-old candidate says millennials ignored by Statehouse

Nick Clark, of Norwich, is forcing a primary because he says Democrats aren’t doing enough to make Vermont affordable for young people.

Norwich explores school mergers

It would be “extremely premature” to predict now what the district may do, school board chair Neil Odell said.

ECFiber expands its real broadband service again

The East Central Vermont Community Fiber-Optic Network (“ECFiber”) is continuing its steady growth by building spurs off its existing routes.

Matt Fisken: Redesigning recreation

While most of Norwich emerged relatively unscathed, compared to some places that experienced the full wrath of Irene, the Norwich pool is a lone visible scar, which still lingers three years later.

U.S. Energy Department awards $3 million in solar energy grants to Vermont companies

Vermont’s congressional delegation – Sens. Patrick Leahy (D) and Bernie Sanders (I) and Rep. Peter Welch (D) – announced today that the U.S. Department of Energy awarded more than $3 million in grants to two Vermont companies to help make solar energy more affordable and accessible.

Norwich educator John Minelli receives international award for ‘Making IT Happen’ in education technology

John Minelli, a Technology Educator, was honored with the coveted Making IT Happen jacket earlier in May for his contributions to the successful integration of technology in education in K−12 schools.

Kathy Hoyt won’t run for seat she was appointed to in Norwich

Editor’s note: This article is by Rob Wolfe of the Valley News, in which it was first published June 10, 2014. Staff Writer NORWICH — State Rep. Kathy Hoyt this week said that due to illness, she will not be running for a new term in the two-seat Vermont House district representing the towns of […]

Champlain College Online comes to the Upper Valley

Come to the Champlain College Online information night at the Norwich Inn in Norwich, Vt. on Tuesday, May 13 at 6 p.m.

New broadband expansion in Dummerston, Norwich, Randolph and Wilmington

The Vermont Telecommunications Authority (VTA) is announcing awards to three Internet Service Providers for expansion projects to addresses in Dummerston, Norwich, Randolph and Wilmington that do not yet have access to broadband Internet. All projects must meet a minimum combined download/upload speed of 5Mbps.

Upper Valley towns mull more cross-border teamwork

Editor’s note: This story is by Jordan Cuddemi, staff writer at the Valley News, where it was first published Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. HARTFORD — Interest appears to be growing among municipal leaders in core Upper Valley towns on ways to share services regionally, a development that could affect everything from how residents dispose of hazardous […]

Norwich presents military expert during lecture series

News Release — Norwich University June 10, 2013 NORTHFIELD –- Norwich University presents “Leadership of Complex Organizations,” a Todd Lecture Series presentation by retired U.S. Army Gen. Barry McCaffrey to be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, in Plumley Armory. As part of Norwich’s Todd Lecture Series, which brings distinguished speakers […]

Vermont Humanities Council presents First Wednesdays lecture

Author Garret Keizer will take on one of today’s pressing issues—privacy—in a talk at Norwich Congregational Church on October 3. His talk, “Privacy, Fatalism, and Foolishness,” is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series and takes place at 7:00 p.m.