Donald E. Regan Obituary

#MIDDLEBURY Mr. Donald E. Regan passed away Wednesday, Dec. 28, at his home in Oxford, Conn. He was born in Waterbury on July 14, 1934, a son of the late John J. and Ola M. Regan. He ... Continue Reading →

Poem A Day – Dec. 31, 2016

#MIDDLEBURY An Old Man’s Winter Night Robert Frost All out of doors looked darkly in at him Through the thin frost, almost in separate stars, That gathers on the pane in empty ... Continue Reading →

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Poem A Day – Dec. 30, 2016

#MIDDLEBURY Granadilla Amy Lowell I cut myself upon the thought of you And yet I come back to it again and again, A kind of fury makes me want to draw you out From the dimness of the ... Continue Reading →

William E. Harrison Obituary

#MIDDLEBURY William E. Harrison, 65, of Middlebury died Dec. 27, 2016. Bill was born on April 14, 1951, in Springfield, Mass., a son of the late Robert and Elizabeth (Schiller) Harrison. ... Continue Reading →

Poem A Day – Dec. 29, 2016

#MIDDLEBURY What Is It You Feel I Asked Kurt Diane Seuss What is it you feel I asked Kurt when you listen to Ravel’s String Quartet in F-major, his face was so lit up and I wondered, ... Continue Reading →

Dr. Bernard F. Oemcke Obituary

#MIDDLEBURY Dr. Bernard F. Oemcke, 86, of Southbury returned to the Lord on Dec. 26 surrounded by his loving wife, Jean, and their children in the comfort of his home. Born Oct. 31, ... Continue Reading →

House fire takes man’s life

#MIDDLEBURY #MVFD #POLICE Middlebury Police Chief Fran Dabbo reports the Dec. 27 house fire at 165 Whittemore Road in Middlebury claimed the life of William Harrison, who was in his ... Continue Reading →

Poem A Day – Dec. 28, 2016

#MIDDLEBURY Silence Marianne Moore My father used to say, “Superior people never make long visits, have to be shown Longfellow’s grave or the glass flowers at Harvard. Self-reliant ... Continue Reading →

Poem A Day – Dec. 27, 2016

#MIDDLEBURY Cattail History Noah Warren The lake dry; it seethes. Rust creeps through brittle reeds, seeps into the rustling seed-heads – one stalk bows beneath the weight of ... Continue Reading →