Archive - 2012 - Staff Blog
On July 31, Bristol Police Chief Kevin Gibbs will hold a public forum for concerned citizens to discuss drug and crime issues in Bristol. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. in the basement of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, located on the west side of the town green just off of West Street. This meeting comes on the heels of several armed robberies this year, and what many citizens are calling an uptick in drug activity.
A New York Times opinion piece entitled “The ‘Busy’ Trap” by Tim Kreider has put the American work ethic under a microscope as of late.
The article has been re-blogged countless times all over the Internet and has created a conversation all surrounding the word a word we use almost every day — busy. Kreider reflects on the overwhelming numbers of people, including children, claiming to be too hard working and comments on the congratulatory reactions that we often receive for being “crazy busy.”
MIDDLEBURY — Monday, July 2, brought this year’s Olympic swimming trials to a close. Audience members in Omaha saw some of the most decorated athletes in the world compete for the top three spots in each event, in hopes of taking them to London for the 2012 Olympic Games.
The UVM "Necessary [r]evolution for Sustainable Food Systems" last week was an afternoon-long, TEDx-style event that delved into policy, nutrition, education, and agriculture.
Thank you to all who submitted to our spring photo contest! We had a lot of fun looking at all of them, and picking out our favorites was tough.
First place: Monica McEnerny shot this photo of the inside of this red tulip in her backyard in Middlebury. The vibrant colors and close-up perspective caught the eye of the judges.
On June 8, 2012, 111 seniors from Vergennes Union High School marched across the stage to accept their diplomas in front of an audience packed full of family and friends. RETN was on hand to record the graduation. If you missed it, or if you want to catch it again, check it out below!
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