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2019


September-October
Celebrating 30 Years of Community – Individuals Count – essays by numerous E Montpelier residents

July-August
Zach & Helen Sullivan | 802 Coffee – Bob Watson

Adam Riggen  Antarctica Adventures | Green Up Day Success | Poem from Driftwood

May-June
Air BnB & Short Term Rentals | Brian Gallagher, Mr Baseball | Driftwood Press | Green Up Day

March-April
Town Meeting Day Edition | Joyce Bean’s Jokes | Town Meeting Potluck | Zoning Changes

January-February Richard & Susan Riley |  Moon-Belly Wellness – Victoria Capitanelli
Vanishing Dairy Farms | Old Meeting House Fish Weathervane | Adamant Coop Calendar – Janet Macleod


2018

November-December Miriam Bernardo | Tregea Bevan | Harvest Festival Redux | Mindset at EMES | Dave Coburn Remembered | Twin Valley Knitting Group

September-October GENERATIONS – Cates, Claytons, Blackwells, Singers, Chickerings, MacDonald Solidays, Brazier Rd Neighborhood, Redmunds, Knoedler Duanes, Peck Farm & Bairs

July-August Ginny & Dave Burley |  Precision Edge – Dave Guilmette

May-June Zoom Bikes – Larry Gilbert | Lauren Oates & Matt DiGiovanni | Green Up Day

March-AprilTown Meeting Day Edition

January-February Jack & Jillian Zeilenga |  Jim Eaton Productions |Central Vermont Humane Society


2017

November-December Mekkelson RV | Neil Rauh| Phillips Family Travels | Brazier Farm Neighbors | Local Artists

September-October E Montpelier Creates | Women who Farmed | Energy Committee plans

July-August Sue & Chris Racinelli | Farewell to Dave Coburn | Nature’s Ninos – Betsy Barstow

May-June Greg Wimer | Green Home Solutions | Norwegian Toril Halvorsen Bergh remembers exchange program & living with the Millers | Wes & Jean Cate Community Committee

March-April Town Meeting Day Issue

January-February Sandy & Terri Conti | Winterwood Timber Frames | Author Brian Tokar


2016

November-December John Hall | P.W McCoy Corp. – Patrick McCoy | Ananda Gardens

September-October New EM Residents | Laura Williams McCaffrey | Native American artifacts found

July-August Sara & Darryl Garland | Stillpoint Associates – Peter & Fran Weinbaum  | Ormsbee Legacy

May-June Rick & Ginger Hopkins | Weeding Edge – Loring Starr | Old Meeting House | Community Singalongs

March-April Town Meeting Day Edition | Fox Run Farm Maple Syrup

January-February Michael Duane & Ellen Knoedler | Hammett Hill Honey


2015

November-December Malcolm & Diana Fielder | Linda Urban | db Design, Inc – Jeff DeMartino & Don Blanchette | EM History – Andy Christiansen

September-October Where are you now? Reflections by people raised in EM | Volunteer Dogs

July-August Joyce Bean | Bair’s Hard Cider – Dan & Leila Bair

May-June Green Up Day & Trails Expanding | Hobie Guion & Bill Heigis | Marigold Farm

March-April TOWN MEETING DAY ISSUE

January-February Tony Klein & Jennifer Boyer | Nick Neddo | Alan Whitcomb, Postmaster


2014

November-December Catherine Rader & Ken Hertz | Chris Pratt – Open Sash

September-October Something for Everyone – Town Activities

July-August Bob Nuner | Lisa Mase – Harmonized Cookery

May-June Kari Bradley & Gabriella Malina | Eben Bodach-Turner – Bowmaker | Fire District

March-April TOWN MEETING DAY ISSUE


2013

September-December THE ENERGY ISSUE

July-August Chris & Mary Stone | Fontaine Mill & Forestry – Marc Fontaine

May-June Anne & Conrad Ormsbee | Janice Degoosh – The Pink Shutter | EM & Civil War | Fire District

March-April TOWN MEETING DAY ISSUE

January-February Flor Diaz & Dan Smith | Joe & Lori Buley – Screamin’ Ridge Farm


2012

November-December Tom Cate & Nancy Disenhaus | John Hull – Insurance Agency of New England

September-October Road Names in Town | Rally Day

July-August Bill Merrylees & Lucy Patti | The Four | Chapell Family – Templeton Farm | Linda Urban

May-June Wash ‘n Wag – Evelyn Dixon | Green Up Day |Remembering Sylvia Tosi | Ross Hazel

March-April TOWN MEETING DAY ISSUE

January-February Pitz Quattrone & Amy Torchia | Willem Lange | K&A Leasing – Casey & Amanda Northrup | Remembering Jean Cate


2011

November-December Bruce & Lindy Johnson | Jo Chickering | Peter Colman – Vermont Salumi

September-October Disappearing Landmarks | September Tale

July-August Rachel Senechal & Wayne Hamilton | Benedict Koehler – Koehler & Quinn | Flooding at Wrightsville Beach

May-June Roy & Joanne Bair | Shaline Patrick – Shaline Bridal | Lyn Blackwell | Winter Carnival

March-April TOWN MEETING DAY ISSUE

January-February Audrey Lafirira | Dave Sparrow – Sparrow Farm | EMHS Music IN EM | Coburn Rd Quarry


2010

November-December Nona Estrin | Weston Cate Memoriam | All Together Now – Ellen Leonard, Janice Walrafen | Strong Living

September-October Rally Day | Hike Bike Stroll! | New EMFD Station

July-August Grace Cook | Crossroads Auto Repair – Marcie Buldoc | Having It All

May-June Chris Ellingwood talks Tech | Liz Stephen, Olympian | Central VT Humane Society

March-April TOWN MEETING DAY ISSUE

January-February Martha Isreal | High Hill Inn – Anne-Marie & Joe Dixon | Technology Reaches Around the World


2009

November-December Don & Carol Welch | Alex Brown | Paris by Design – Karen Kane

September-October Rally Day | Fairmont Farms | Signpost 20 years old

July-August Maurice & Barbara Brown | Vermont Country Campers – Layne Gregoire

May-June Tim Jennings & Leanne Ponder | John Audy

March-April TOWN MEETING DAY ISSUE

January-February Colin & Laura McCaffrey | Neighbors Share Dinners | Stephen Miracle Bus Heater Project


2008

November-December Ray & Jody Brown | Sign Here – Mike & Cheryl Rus

September-October Rally Day | Jean Cate & EM Signpost

July-August Alice & Richard Angney | Green Sacks – Rose Carol  & Colleen Brooker

May-June Doug & Renee Kievet-Kylar | Fairmont Farm – Richard & Bonnie Hall

March-April TOWN MEETING DAY ISSUE

January-February Ginny Callan & Cort Richardson |Green Mountain Hooked Rugs – Stephanie Krauss


2007

November-December Dave & Darlene Grundy | Black Rock Coal – Rose & Dave Pelchuk

September-October RALLY DAY ISSUE

July-August Paul Erlbaum & Rachel Grossman | Plainfield Hardware

May-June
Shawnee Intuitive – Fern Tisley | John Astle, Pilot

March-April TOWN MEETING ISSUE

January-February Kevin Hudson | Steve, Louise, Neil Rauh


2006

November-December JoAnn Velander | Capitol Grounds – Bob Watson

September-October Favorite Places in Town Issue

July-August Spike Holden & Janet McLeod | Kelly’s Greenhouse/Wheeler Homestead – Kelly Phillips

May-June Steve & Sue Sinclair | Ari’s Adventure | What’s For Dinner? Beth Ann Porter

March-April TOWN MEETING ISSUE

January-February #1
January-February #2 Sylvia Tosi | Liz Stephen | Memphremagog Heat Exchangers – David Hansen


2005

November-December Lois Mcknight | Melting Pot Cafe

September-October Rally Day Issue | 4 Corners School

July-August Joe Buley | Orchard Valley School

May-June Kevin McCollister | Erika Zimmerman | Hermit Baker – Alyce Collins | Perspectives on a First Town Meeting

March-April TOWN MEETING ISSUE | Bob Labbance

January-February Dr Greg McDonald | Cacicio Heating – Dario Cacicio


2004

November-December Jean Cate Memoriam | Central Vermont Data Systems – Paul Allard

September-October Our Amazing Teens Issue 

July-August Ed & Gladys Cote | Southgate Steeplejacks – Jay Southgate

May-June Dave Connor |  Vermont Compost – Karl Hammer

March-April Dick & Jane Staudt | Yard Ware of Vermont – Jay Graves

January-February Michael Dworkin | Porta Rinx – Damian Renzello


2003

November-December Naomi Flanders | Morse Farm Ski Touring

September-October RALLY DAY ISSUE

July-August Martha Holden | Legare’s Farm Market

January-February Esther & Glen Goodall | Onion River Food Shelf, Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), Volunteer Fire Dept


2002

November-December Lyn Blackwell | CV Home Health & Hospice | People’s Health & Wellness Clinic

September-October RALLY DAY ISSUE | East Montpelier Public Works, Roads

July-August Hilari Farrington | Complete Connection – Rubin & Liane Bennett

May-June Joyce Copping | Riverbend Store – Maurice & Sue Cerutti 

March-April Bruce Bjornland & Georgiana Miranda | Bigelow Garage Door | EMES Capital Improvement Committe

January-February Jo & Art Chickering | Ellen Demers – Shear Elegance


2001

November-December Putnam & Sue Clayton | Birds R Us Plus – Emma & Paul Grant

September-October RALLY DAY ISSUE | Fire Dept

July-August Heidemarie Heiss Holmes | Elemental Energy – Jim Grundy

May-June Ken Riportella & Ruth Crose | Tinker & Trade – Bob Smith

March-April
Richard & Joyce Wolkimor | Northstar Fireworks – Dave Swenson

January-February Paul & Elaine Manghi | Pizza Joe’s – Joe Cross


2000

November-December Mabel (Chris) Wright | Ruby’s Run – Abby Bruce & Sean Downey

September-October RALLY DAY ISSUE | Neighbors Helping Neighbors – Community Services

July-August 10 years of the Signpost – History

May-June Sam & Barbara Starr | Alice’s Perennials – Alice Wright

March-April Maggie Rebman | Gauthier Welding & Fabrication

January-February Donna & John Hall | Paul Shper & Grace Gilbert


1999

November-December Fred & Nancy Strong | Cutler Cemetery | Pat & Sandy LaPerle

September-October RALLY DAY ISSUE | Farms Past & Present

July-August Stanley St John | Steve & Laurie Justis

May-June Everett Jones | Vermont Heritage Weekend

March-April Arnie Matava | Sesquicentennial Events | Dianalyn’s Misc – Diana Gather & Lyn LaClair

January-February Richard Czaplinski | Mary Anne Cerasoli


1998

November-December  Karen & Dick Saudek | Winchester Collision – Michael & Karen Winchester

September-October Rally Day Issue | EM  History

July-August Doing & Joanne Johnson | EM Home Center – Steve & Janet Noyes

May-June Marion Palmer | Andrew Christiansen

March-April Austin Cleaves | Furniture Barn – Mike & Anita Cote

January-February Mildred Heller | CAMSCO – Wally & Berta Macnow 


1997

November-December Sue & Maurice Cerutti | Donna Leno Day Care

September-October Rally Day Issue | How Did You Get Here? Many Residents

July-August Ruth Frost | Elliott Morse

May-June Charlotte & Tom MacLeay | Pick a Posy Gardens – Joyce LaMountain 

March-April Edwin “Eddie” Clark – Used Car Exchange | Henry Parker

January-February Andy & Carolyn Shapiro | U-32 Community Building


1996

November-December Delia Robinson Whistles | Edie Miller

September-October RALLY DAY ISSUE | EM Trails History | Sandy Woodbeck – Gully Jumpers & EM Trails

July-August Marion Barclay (EM School History)  | Green Mountain Monitoring – Earl & Polly Montague

May-June Al Couch | Cold Pocket Farm – Dennis & Bonnie White

March-April Dean Shattuck | Bill Smith Maple Syrup

January-February Marion Lord | John Riley


1995

November-December Lawrie Morrison – Gallery of Cabinets | Earle Ellingwood 

September-October RALLY DAY ISSUE 

July-August Joey LaQuerre Marine | Conrad Ormsbee

May-June Brian & Lisa Stone Dairy Farm Horn of the Moon Rd | Maybeth Butler

March-April Ron Gonyaw – Game Warden | South Pacific Bead Co. – Willis Backus 

January-February Norma Raymond | North Country Credit Union 


1994

November-December
Ernest Dodge on Dodge Family History | Dick Blake – Blake & Loso Used Cars

September-October RALLY DAY ISSUE

July-August Barbara Fitch | Dennis & Sonny Hawkins Farm – Town Hill Rd

May-June Kingsbury Hydro – Tom Stuwe | Roger Chapell

March-April Helen Allen | Danforth Sugar House

January-February Stanley Christiansen ” | Northlight Press – Lew Bell


1993

November-December Claudia Bristow | Huntington Homes

September-October Rally Day Issue | School History & Current News

July-August Rosie Cueto – Town Lister | Green Valley Campground – Emile & Ginette Gosselin

May-June Messier House Moving – Norman & Carla Messier | Joyce Bean Upholstery

March-April Carmi & Phyllis Duso | Wintergreen Nursery – Doug Miller

January-February Marion Codling | Peter Hill – Hill’s Auto Repair


1992

November-December Bradford Lane | Washington Electric Coop

September-October Rally Day Issue

July-August Minnie Lane, Retired Town Clerk | Mekkelsen Trailer Sales – John & Grace Mekkelsen

May-June Cate Farm – Richard Wiswall | Charles Johnson, Naturalist

March-April
Celina Moore, singer| Bragg Farm Sugar House – Doug and Barbara Bragg

January-February
George F Sibley | Jennifer Boyer – Thistle Hill Pottery


1991

November-December Dudley’s Store – A History | Gladys Dunkling 

September-October Town History & Old Photos

July-August  Morse Farm – Dot, Harry, Burr Morse | Hamilton Coe Throckmorton, Pastor

May-June Brazier Family Farm | U32 Junior High expansion discussion | Ellen C. Hill

March-April Dwight Clark | Rick & Betsy Barstow – Sugarmakers

January-February Anne Flanders | Carver Family Tree Farm


1990

November-December Carroll Badger | Riverbend Store – Bob & Karen Van Zandt

September-October Debut of EM Signpost | Larry & Diane Brown – L Brown & Sons | John & Polly Holden