Photos added drama to tales of fall sports season

During the course of the high school season, I collected my favorites of Steve James’s work. For sure, they all demonstrate graphic quality, but they also resonated in other ways.

Beaver deceiver installed in Ripton

Beaver expert Skip Lisle of Grafton last Thursday constructed a flow device at a culvert under Route 125 near the Robert Frost Interpretive Trail in Ripton.

Big fire destroys Tarkey’s Lodge on Lake Dunmore

A fire consumed Tarkey’s Lodge near Lake Dunmore in Salisbury on Monday afternoon. No one was hurt in the five-alarm fire.

East Middlebury salutes its veterans with a cherished flag

EAST MIDDLEBURY — Early Wednesday morning, a trio of East Middlebury residents gathered at their village’s Sarah Partridge Community House and Library to raise a special flag on a special day. Henry Haskell (who technically resides in Salisbury but really … (read more)

Volunteers fix what’s broken at the Repair Fair

MIDDLEBURY — More than 60 hopeful souls dragged in their broken small appliances, kitchen tools, bicycles, jewelry, torn or worn clothing and even a busted doorbell to The Makery at the Hannaford Career Center in Middlebury this past Thursday evening for … (read more)

Monkton mason specializes in dry stone walls

SUDBURY — Dry stone walls are a familiar tradition in New England, but who builds and repairs them nowadays?  Jamie Masefield, for one!  The mason from Monkton was working on Monday at rebuilding a stone wall at Miller Hill Farm nursery and gardens off Ro … (read more)