Letter to the editor: Former Midd. residents OK in Lahaina

Frank and Jane Emanuel, who ran the Middlebury Inn, retired to Lahaina, the town on the Hawaiian island of Maui. They came through the tragic fires in Lahaina OK.

Climate Matters: We can see clearly now

In Vermont, the scent of wood smoke on a late fall afternoon is an iconic smell. It’s not like that here today, in the first week of June — it’s more like sitting on the side of the campfire where the wind is blowing, but without any of the benefits of th … (read more)

Bristol puts wildfires on the big screen

When thinking about wildfires, one’s mind might wander to the West Coast. The region has long been prone to seasonal blazes, now growing larger and more severe as climate change creates warmer and dryer conditions out West.