WEEKLY HUM ( 08-28-06 )
IT'S A RAP
Considerable Hum on the street about Essex gunman Chris Williams and why he was still on the street. Here's his rap sheet as published by the St. Albans Messenger.
The HumDrum award for letter of the week goes to Norman Scolaro and his missive to the Barre Times-Argus: Don't Bring Politics To Funerals. Read it here.
Fox News journalists freed by captors in Gaza. Just for kicks, check and see where your local or national paper put the story placement. Check out this take of the story from the New York Sun.
FROM THE HALLS OF JERICHO
Our coverage of native Vermonters running for office continues with Jericho's John Stewart, who is running for Vt Senate, Chittenden County. No, he's not the same John Stewart who sang the monster hit "Gold" or the sarcastic host on Comedy Central. But he's well known in Jericho, where he is presently town treasurer. Access his personal story now.
FIVE CORNERS UPDATE - Essential Collection
Long wait at the Essex Junction Five Corners Light this morning. I had time to get out of the car, walk over to the senior center, play a couple games of cribbage with the ladies before I had to back to the idling. It was a good break.