Monthly Archives: February 2010

George Cahoon’s Photo Exhibit Well-Attended

A recep­tion was held at the Danville His­tor­i­cal House on Jan­u­ary 17, 2010, in honor of the life work of George Cahoon. The show was attended and George enjoyed shar­ing some of the many pho­tos he has taken over five … Con­tinue read­ing

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Twin Danvilles to Celebrate Another 50-year Anniversary

Deux Danvilles Jumelées Célèbrent Un Autre 50e Anniver­saire By Sharon Lakey Regi­nald Smith, Town Mod­er­a­tor in 1960, gave offi­cial warn­ing for the inhab­i­tants of the Town of Danville, Ver­mont, who were legal vot­ers in Town Meet­ing “to meet at the … Con­tinue read­ing

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Howard Coffin Challenges Danville

Let’s Honor Thad­deus Stevens In Our State­house” By Sharon Lakey On Jan­u­ary 10, Howard Cof­fin rose to expec­tant applause after the first annual meet­ing of the Danville His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety held at the newly-renovated His­tor­i­cal House. Cof­fin, a well-known writer on … Con­tinue read­ing

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Legacy through the Lens

The work of Danville pho­tog­ra­pher George Cahoon to be cel­e­brated By Sharon Lakey Most peo­ple who are con­nected to Danville in one way or another will have run into George Cahoon’s work. His pho­tographs have appeared in Ver­mont Life, on … Con­tinue read­ing

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Oh, Neato!

The Life and Times of Mar­ion E. Sevi­gny March 12, 1922-May 29, 2009 By Sharon Lakey “Sev and I were in Florida, retired in a nice, clean devel­op­ment. Every morn­ing, we would sit at our break­fast table and watch the ambu­lance … Con­tinue read­ing

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The Dream of Dairy Farming is Alive in Danville

The new Car­son Fam­ily Farm is up and run­ning By Sharon Lakey Twenty-five-year-old Casey Car­son leaned for­ward in the chair, his eyes lit with deter­mi­na­tion. “I don’t con­sider it a risk. I went into this with the atti­tude that it … Con­tinue read­ing

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The Little Red Cape that Could

Danville Vil­lage House to Open Its Doors on May 2 By Sharon Lakey “It’s been a labor of love, but I’m not a patient woman,” said Mary Prior, Pres­i­dent of the Danville His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety. She’s had to learn to be patient, … Con­tinue read­ing

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The Inauguration, Part 2: Gabi and Lauren Bring Back the Memories

By Sharon Lakey On the morn­ing of the swear­ing in of the 44th Pres­i­dent of the United States, Danville senior Gabi Potts arose at 2:30 a.m. from her bed in the Mar­riott Con­fer­ence Cen­ter in Wash­ing­ton D.C.  At 4:30 she … Con­tinue read­ing

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The Inauguration, Part 1: Gabi and Lauren Go to Washington

Two Danville stu­dents to attend his­toric inau­gu­ra­tion By Sharon Lakey On Jan­u­ary 20, 2008, the world’s eyes will be turned on Wash­ing­ton DC as Barack Obama is sworn in as the 44th Pres­i­dent of the United States. Two Danville high … Con­tinue read­ing

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Feted in Fantasy Land

Winona Gadapee brings her expe­ri­ences in Nashville back home By Sharon Lakey At mid­night on Octo­ber 10, 2008, Winona Gadapee was still fly­ing high as she and her hus­band, Arnie, touched down at the Burling­ton air­port. In a few short hours, … Con­tinue read­ing

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