Old Time Vermonters

    I began dealing in antiques in 1970. In those early days I drove around Vermont knocking on doors looking for antiques. I would introduce myself and explain I was looking to buy antiques. In those days the old … Continued

1948 Majorettes

In the February 10th edition, we ran this image of the 1948 BF Majorettes. We asked our viewers, can you supply the names of these lovely ladies? Here’s a response we got from one of our readers:       … Continued

Lillian C. Grout, 1932-2016

Lillian C. Grout

S. LONDONDERRY, Vt. – Lillian Carrie (Turner) Grout passed away peacefully Sept.17, 2016 at Springfield Health and Rehabilitation .  She was born in Milton, Vt. on April 26, 1932 daughter of Elmer and Isabell Turner. She Graduated Milton High School … Continued

Joan A. Smidutz, 1931–2016

Joan A. Smidutz

  WESTMINSTER, Vt. – Joan M. Smidutz, of Grout Ave., entered heaven Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, from Grace Cottage Hospital, Townshend, VT. Joan was born Sept. 21, 1931 in Burlington, Vt. to Armand and Margaret Lavigne.  She graduated from Holy Name High School, … Continued


      What do you say when one of your football players says, “Coach, they are too good. I can’t block them. There is nothing I can do.” That is the plight of Fall Mountain Football Coach John Callahan … Continued

Adventure in a cemetery

Below are more images from Ron Patch’s adventures around Central Vermont.  

Enjoying fall foliage

  I think most of us have noticed the leaves are beginning to change color. The soft maples are the earliest to change from green to red. Fall has always been my favorite time of year. Thousands of people visit … Continued

Albert Lober, 1948-2016

WESTMINSTER, Vt. – Albert “Albie” Lober, 68, of Kurn Hattin Road died Sunday, September 18, 2016. Albie was born in Bellows Falls, Vt. on January 5, 1948, the son of Allen and Alice (Rousell) Lober. He was a 1966 graduate … Continued

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