2015 Manchester, Vermont Town Meeting

2015 Manchester, Vermont Town Meeting

Vermont Town Meeting is an annual event that I enjoy photographing and participating in. While each town will see the same “usual suspects” in attendance, and a few new faces, you never know what hot topics, or controversies may arise. My text from 2014: Town Meeting… Never heard of it? Then you probably don’t live in Vermont. Every year, the first week of March, towns across the state of Vermont hold individual meetings where local officials are elected, budgets are decided, and appropriations are doled out. Most importantly, Town Meeting is…

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Norman Lear

Norman Lear

In a partnership between Northshire Bookstore and WAMC, The Book Show host Joe Donahue sat down to interview legendary television creator Norman Lear in Manchester, VT in front of a live audience. The legendary creator of iconic television programs All in the Family, Sanford and Son, Maude, Good Times, The Jeffersons, and Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, Norman Lear remade our television culture—while leading a life of unparalleled political, civic, and social involvement. Sharing the wealth of Lear’s ninety years, Even This I Get to Experience is a memoir as touching and remarkable as the life he has…

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Acer Objects – Manchester, VT (Google Business View)

Acer Objects – Manchester, VT (Google Business View)

In an unsuspecting building along Main Street in Manchester Village, Vermont, lies a treasure trove of home decorating items that many have never seen before. Acer Objects is a store that many have passed by thinking nothing of stopping, but trust me, once you’ve been inside, you’ll be back often to search out new and interesting items for your home. Recently, Northshire Photo had the opportunity to create a virtual tour of this amazing interior decor shop, so that everyone can see what they’ve been missing out on. So be sure to…

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Town Meeting 2014 – “Somebody Has To Do It”

Town Meeting 2014 – “Somebody Has To Do It”

Town Meeting… Never heard of it? Then you probably don’t live in Vermont. Every year, the first week of March, towns across the state of Vermont hold individual meetings where local officials are elected, budgets are decided, and appropriations are doled out. Most importantly, Town Meeting is an opportunity for individuals to have their voice heard. This is the one chance a year where you can get up in front of your neighbors, and express to them why you agree, or often disagree with the planned future of the community. Unfortunately…

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