Monkton mason specializes in dry stone walls

A SOMETIMES MUSICIAN, Jamie Masefield has been a full-time builder of stone walls for 14 years. He is shown here rebuilding a fallen-down old rock wall at Miller Hill Farm in Sudbury on Monday. The farm and garden center’s owner, Nan Jenks-Jay, said Masefield was planning to stack the stones around a tree that had grown up in the former path of the wall. Independent photos/Steve James

SUDBURY — Dry stone walls are a familiar tradition in New England, but who builds and repairs them nowadays? 

Jamie Masefield, for one! 

Porter receives donation to help grieving families

MEMBERS OF THE UVMHN Porter Medical Center Birthing Center accept a donation of a new “Cuddle Cot” from three area couples who have experienced infant loss, and who raised funds to purchase one of these special Cots for our patients. Photo/UVMHN Porter Medical Center

MIDDLEBURY —The Cuddle Cot, which looks like a conventional bassinet, is a cooling unit that allows parents experiencing a loss an opportunity to spend precious time with their infant, before they


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