Reimagine the past

Take a trip down Main Street, USA, in Bennington and Putney and find colonial, industrial roots By Cicely M. EastmanVermont Country correspondent Colonnades of knobby maples straddling stone walls overgrown with ferns. Abandoned barns falling into disrepair along country roadsides. These are


At the right hand of power

As ambassador and diplomat, Townshend’s Peter Galbraith has used his moral compass to help guide nations toward peace, justice. By Greg SukiennikVermont Country TOWNSHEND — Peter Galbraith has spent much of his life in some of the world’s most dangerous hotspots.  In

Tick, tick, boom!

As New England warms, the bloodsuckers come out to play and head farther north By Gena MangiarattiVermont Country It’s an unsettling moment when you go to brush a speck of dirt off your skin, only to find it won’t brush off, and

Joining forces to preserve Great Falls petroglyphs

Town, Abenaki tribe land National Park Service grant to benefit culturally sensitive site By Susan SmallheerVermont Country BELLOWS FALLS — The mysterious Native American petroglyphs carved into the rocky banks of the Connecticut River at Bellows Falls — while an enduring source


This Vernon resident knows one speed: fast

Brattleboro Union High grad Hillary Renaud leaves her mark on regional race tracks By Shane CoveyVermont Country Brattleboro Union High School’s outdoor track didn’t do Hillary Renaud much good. She needed one with banked turns, an outside wall and a pit road.