Heavy Harvest
Nov08

Heavy Harvest

From left, Aiden Hamlett, Ava Hamlett, Mara Chamberlin, Erin Gwilt, Derrick Nadeau and Grace Morin sit with their pumpkins at the Grafton County 4-H Family Fall Festival last month at Blackmount Equipment in Haverhill. The children, participants in the 4-H gardening program, had taken part in the giant pumpkin contest. Grown by Aiden Hamlett, the winning entry was just over 91 pounds.Mark Lang...

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People in Business: Nov. 1, 2015
Nov01

People in Business: Nov. 1, 2015

Daphne Lowe, of Woodstock, a broker with Williamson Group Sotheby’s International Realty, was recently awarded the local Realtor of the Year award by the Windsor County Board of Realtors. Lowe, who also serves as president of the Windsor County Board of Realtors executive board, was recognized at the Vermont Realtors Achievement Awards dinner in Burlington on Oct. 7. She will be presented with an official award plaque at the Windsor...

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No Union Mines Left Where Labor Wars Once Raged
Sep06

No Union Mines Left Where Labor Wars Once Raged

Harlan, Ky. — Kentucky coal miners bled and died to unionize. Their workplaces became war zones, and gun battles once punctuated union protests. In past decades, organizers have been beaten, stabbed and shot while seeking better pay and safer conditions deep underground. But more recently the United Mine Workers in Kentucky have been in retreat, dwindling like the black seams of coal in the Appalachian mountains. And now the last...

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