Fred Putnam finds sweet success with buzzy second career

FRED PUTNAM JR., owner of Busy Bee Honey in Brandon, examines a frame from one of the 27 bee colonies he runs across three locations in the area. He says having three locations adds different characteristics to the honey and reduces the chance of catastrophic disaster if something goes wrong in one colony. Brandon Reporter photo/Russell Jones

BRANDON — Bees must visit 2 million flowers to produce a single pound of honey.

Writers find a home through Ruth Stone House

MORE THAN A half-dozen poets read from their work in the Ruth Stone Foundation Poetry Workshop Showcase this past April at the Book and Leaf Bookstore in Brandon. Shown, from left, are Aaron Lovett, Kirsten K. Connelly, Leanne Prescott Ruell, Nora Swan Croll, Francis Mcgill, Meg Reynolds, Ben Pease, Burgess Needle and Bianca Stone.

GOSHEN — Many historic movements in poetry have begun with one or two poets coming together and drawing in other poets with the gravity of their words.

Middlebury Performing Arts Series celebrates 100 seasons

THE HEATH QUARTET will perform the full Beethoven string quartet cycle this season at the Mahaney Arts Center. Photo / Kaupo Kikkas.

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College’s Mahaney Arts Center is preparing to launch its 2019–2020 season lineup, with diverse performances in music, theatre, and dance, as well as exhibitions, films, spok


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