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Craftsbury has a different sort of snow bank

Maggie McGee, Contributer November 18, 2021

Snow sticking around all summer in Vermont? It seems pretty doubtful, but Craftsbury Outdoor Center in Craftsbury, Vermont, has managed it for the past few years. UVM grad student Hannah Weiss and UVM...

The salad epic salad in question

More Mudgie’s, please!

Soleil Devyn Borthwick, Managing Editor September 23, 2021

About a year ago, I reviewed a quaint little food truck in Johnson named Mudgie’s. It’s parked out on the town green, just across Main Street from School Street. It’s a great place to stop on your...

Piecasso’s nice, but the price...

Piecasso’s nice, but the price…

Samantha Brodzinski, Contributor May 3, 2021

Over this past year, we have all grown accustomed to being inside and remaining distant from others. Sadly, this meant not being able to enjoy going to our favorite restaurants, where we most likely had...

Burgers, booze and a bargain: blissful Blackbird Bistro

Burgers, booze and a bargain: blissful Blackbird Bistro

Opal Savoy, Web Editor May 3, 2021

I’ve lived in Craftsbury, Vermont since before I could walk. As long as I’ve lived there, the town has never seen a true restaurant established in its limits—until now. In the winter of 2019-2020,...

A marvellously mundane museum

A marvellously mundane museum

Opal Savoy, Web Editor May 3, 2021

The Northeast Kingdom holds many hidden treasures swaddled within its rural vastness. It seems every back road and quaint town holds some oddity or boasts a font of the strange and beautiful. In the town...

The time of takeout

The time of takeout

Opal Savoy, Web Editor April 12, 2021

It’s not easy to get out of the house these days, and when it comes to finding safe opportunities to indulge in the finer things in life, there aren’t a whole lot of options. However, there is something...

Burger Barn: an old favorite during this new normal

Burger Barn: an old favorite during this new normal

Marcus Allen, Staff Reporter April 12, 2021

Burgers are about as American as Hulk Hogan. The classic American cheeseburger was always a favorite of mine and has always been my go-to when judging a dining establishment’s quality. I have this rule:...

McClelland for sale?

Emmett Avery, Staff Reporter November 13, 2020

Multiple buildings at Northern Vermont University are up for sale or lease, including McClelland Hall and Senators South on the NVU-Johnson campus. In a Nov. 4 interview, NVU Dean of Administration Toby...

Johnsons Emporium.

Emporium opens in Johnson: goodies galore!

Soleil Devyn Borthwick, Copy Editor September 22, 2020

A new store front on Main Street Johnson has opened, and it’s selling just about everything it can get into the building. “Anything from clothing to accessories... housewares new and used, toys, books,...

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