Successful Middlebury College hockey coach Bill Beaney stepping down
MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE MEN’S hockey coach Bill Beaney reflects on his long career behind the bench after announcing his retirement at a press conference in Kenyon Arena Wednesday afternoon. / Independent photo/Trent Campbell
U-32 edges Tiger boys' hockey
MIDDLEBURY — In what might have been the Division II boys’ hockey championship game and not just a quarterfinal, on Wednesday No. 5 U-32 scored two late goals to edge No. 4 Middlebury, 2-1, at the Memorial Sports Center.
Faith in Vermont: Into the Woods
If there’s such thing as a “real Vermont winter” this is the first that our family has experienced, four years after moving here.
Massachusetts and Maine may have had it worse, but since I haven’t left Vermont since...
On the Ball: Winslow reaches 1,000 points
WOODSTOCK — Otter Valley Union High School senior boys’ basketball player John Winslow reached the 1,000-point milestone in a Wednesday night game played at Woodstock.
Winslow, a three-sport standout at OV, scored his 1,000th...
Faith in Vermont: Vermont Country
As a Christmas gift this year, my husband sent me away.
I mean that in the best sense: Aware that I could use a solid chunk of quiet and solitude (that's a euphemism for "escaping the children"), my husband booked me a two-night...
Poem: Deb Smith's one of the most joyous women
Deb Smith's one of the most joyous women
I know, painting a living room, retouching
a guest bathroom. Or sitting by her potter’s
wheel, spinning that round table, her hands
urging the clay into a bowl or a funereal urn...
Faith in Vermont: For Shame
shame, n 1 a: a painful emotion caused by consciousness of guilt, shortcoming, or impropriety [Webster's Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary, 1986]
I am not a member at the Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op...
I’m proposing we travel
to the Edmund Pettus Bridge
in Selma, Alabama
on the first day we have
together on the occasion
of your retirement.
Poem: Things You Kept in Mind
Things You Kept in Mind
for my friends at Elderly Services
Sometimes all you need is to be
asked, to say what you’d store
in a metal box--bury, hide, lock
Faith in Vermont: Radon -- It's a Gas!
Like most parents of young children, my husband and I block out the days between Christmas and New Year's Day -- dates that correspond roughly with the school winter vacation. During this two week period, we set aside our to-do...