Tag: norwich

November 18, 2018

For over a decade now, I’ve shot the Norwich Halloween gathering in front of the Norwich Inn for Norwich Recreation. When I first started doing it, my own kids were part of the gaggle of kids gathering to bob for donut holes and prepare for trick or treating in town. Now, it’s a whole new…

January 13, 2015

Working on a story for the “A Day in the Life” column that I’ve had in The Norwich Times for the past four-five years. I got a chance to hang with Norwich’s volunteer fire squad at a training session last night, and it was both inspiring and impressive to watch these guys (and women) in action. Also…

February 10, 2014

Sadly, Norwich, VT native and all-around nice girl Hannah Kearney is no longer defending Olympic freestyle moguls champion. Billed as the favorite and hoping to repeat her gold medal performance from Vancouver, she instead had a tough final run at the Sochi Olympics and ended up “only” winning bronze. It was disappointing to herself and…

December 16, 2013

Down the Path to Better Solar His brainchild may look like a postmodern sculpture, but Bill Bender is an engineer at heart, not an artist. When he isn’t busy helping his daughter Kristen climb mountains or biking with his younger kids to school, the unassuming Norwich resident is quietly revolutionizing solar energy.  Bill remembers taking a course…

October 26, 2013

Every year since 2007 I’ve had the pleasure of shooting the antics at the traditional Norwich Halloween party in front of the Norwich Inn and turned the result into a poster for Norwich Recreation that hosts the event (the exception was 2012, when I was in Rwanda and missed the event). Many of the stars…

February 13, 2012

After 10 years at the helm, Library director Lucinda Walker reflects on the place of the public library in Norwich. The federal Institute of Museums and Library Services describes libraries as “community anchors.” The public/private joint venture that is the Norwich Public Library meets that definition perfectly. Within a library, the librarian is the anchor.…