Veterans Day, or Armistice Day, was commemorated on the steps of the Akeley Memorial Building in Stowe. Historically, Veterans Day marked the end World War I at 11 a.m. on the 11th day of the 11th month, in 1918. Later, Nov. 11 became a day to honor American veterans of all wars.
The British have come! The British have come! Or, at least their cars did, during the annual British Invasion car show, held over the weekend. The event was put on pause last year, but the myriad Bentleys, Rolls Royces and the like roared — or putt-putted or wheezed — back to Stowe.
Crowds turn out for Stowe Performing Arts’ final Music in the Meadow concert Aug. 8 to see Red Baraat, a pioneering band from Brooklyn. Everyone got up to dance to the band’s singular sound, a merging of hard-driving northern Indian bhangra with elements of hip-hop, jazz and raw punk energy.
"For years my wedding ring has done its job. It has led me not into temptation. It has reminded my husband numerous times at parties that it’s time to go home. It has been a source of relief to a dinner companion. It has been a status symbol in the maternity ward."