• Issue Archive for
  • Jan 7-13, 2009
  • Vol. 14, No. 19
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News + Opinion

  • Peter Freyne, 1949-2009
  • Peter Freyne, 1949-2009

    Peter Freyne never missed a deadline in the 13 years he worked for Seven Days. He delivered his political column, "Inside Track," every Tuesday by 4 p.m. and was never subtle about it. Shortly after emailing his article, Freyne would show up at the office to answer questions, argue, check last-minute facts and, depending on his mood, terrorize our staff. His column was the last thing we squeezed into the paper before sending it to press.
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Letters to the Editor

    GOD SPEEDER’S Thank you, thank you, for publishing the story about Peter Freyne and the wonderful people at Speeder’s [“Friends of Freyne,” December 24]. It warms my heart to think there are people out in our community who put themselves out for others. When it is really cold, I think about moving to a warmer climate, but where would I go? Vermont is such a wonderful place, and I am blessed to live here with people like Paula Sperry and Marie Claire who really care.

Arts + Life

  • History Repeating
  • History Repeating

    Art Review: "Veiled Lineage," sculpture, painting and installation by Terry Hauptman & Jerry Geier; "Landmarks," videos shot on Vieques by Jennifer Alfora & Guillermo Calzadilla. Firehouse Gallery, Burlington. Through February 14.
  • News Quirks
  • News Quirks

    Curses, Foiled Again A bank robber who had a 10-minute head start on sheriff’s deputies on Merritt Island, Fla., was arrested only a block away, with the stolen cash concealed in his prosthetic leg. Paraplegic Christopher Reed made his getaway on a motorized wheelchair, according to Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Vic DeSantis, who observed, “He probably miscalculated his ability to flee the scene.”

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