“I have a place to go,” she said in a teasing tone of mystery. “What do you mean?” I replied. “Go where? when?” Read more

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ADDISON | Seven Vermont state-owned historic sites opened their doors for the 2019 season. This collection of sites offers 80 historic structures along with over 1,000 acres of forest and farmland. Read more

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Need a lift? Ride along with Orwell resident Tom Pinsonneault, a volunteer bus driver, and discover who you will meet in this week installment of ACTR (Addison County Transit Resources) Riders, titled “Rock on, George.” Read more

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ORWELL | State rescue crews recovered what is believed to be the body of ice angler Lee Wiktorski, 61, of Benson, on Feb. 13. Read more

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ORWELL | Castleton University women’s basketball junior Alexis Quenneville, of Orwell, notched Little East Conference (LEC) Player of the Week honors following a career day against Western Connecticut, as announced by the league office last week. Read more



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As it turned out, my luck hunting was not as good as my Dad’s. But it really didn’t matter to me. Read more

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Letters to the Editor


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ORWELL | My dad promised to buy me a Daisy BB gun when I turned nine years old, and true to his promise the Christmas before my ninth birthday, what do you think was neatly wrapped under the tree? Read more

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ORWELL - Two years ago, in July, I decided it was time to volunteer and help out at the Independence Lodge 10 F&AM’s Annual Bow Shoot held in Benson. Read more

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ORWELL - Change is happening on the land and that’s good news for water quality, according to Water Quality Division Deputy Director Ryan Patch of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets. Read more

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ORWELL - Alden Fred Atwood of Orwell, Past Master of the Masonic Independence Lodge 10, passed away on Oct. 12, 2018. Read more


ORWELL | On Sept. 21, at approximately 10:30 a.m., officials of the town of Orwell requested the assistance of the Vermont State Police in regards to an animal problem. Read more

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ORWELL | The Vermont morning chill quickened my pace as I trudged through the pasture, which by crossing rather than using the road shortened the route to the novitiate. Read more

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ORWELL | I think I always wanted to be a Boy Scout. I don’t know why. Read more

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CASTLETON | A growing number of Addison County students will be attending college in-state this year and their choice of Castleton University, close to home, is no exception. Read more

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ORWELL | In 1923, John Beeman opened an automobile service station at the junction of Routes 22A and 73 in Orwell. Read more

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