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When Rivers Became A Torrent: Remembering The Flood Of 1927
By Cookie Steponaitis
While spring rains bring a welcome relief and a change of seasons and Vermonters watch the snowcaps melt and the rivers swell, there are times when the rivers overflow and Vermont experiences the full power of a spring flood. Such was the case in 1927. While there had been record rains that year, no one expected the two days in November that would bring downpours and send Vermont Rivers over their banks in several Vermont cities and towns.  [ more ]

Congratulations Middlebury Tigers Varsity Ice Hockey

Pictured: Nick Bruch, Devin Dwire, Graham Barlow, Ryan Crowningshield, Andrew Myhre, Nick Audet, Colin Babcock, Erik Averill, Tim Shea, Steel White, Keenan Bartlett, Chris Hickley, Sawyer Hescock, Trevor Emilo, Allen Vincent, Kevin Galenkamp, Nick Leach, Jordan Stearns, Cody Gendreau, Arlon Staats, Sawyer McLaughlin, Max Longchamp, Edgar Sherman. Head Coach Derek Bartlett, Asst. Coachs Jim Derosa & Chase Goodrich, Manager Willis Varno.  [ more ]

From Where I Lie: Rambo and Me
By Larry Johnson
    As anyone who knows me will testify, I am a great lover of all two-legged and four-legged animals, humans included for the most part. There are only a few instances in my long life that I have had a confrontational relationship with non-human critters. One memorable exception to the rule was many years ago when I was living on a dairy farm in Weybridge with my family. We had one cow who suffered, I believe, from a human-type condition often referred to as paranoid schizophrenia. Mad Cow, as we called her, also had homicidal tendencies and would attack, without provocation, anyone or anything that she could.               

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