Pioneering the Vermont growler movement

Pioneering the Vermont growler movement

Ever since the early days of Vermont’s beer boom, beer lovers around the state have been passionate about their growlers. As local craft beer brewing became a full-blown craze, those 64-ounce jugs of deliciousness have become more popular with local drinkers as well as beer tourists, who come to Vermont specifically to get a taste… Read More »

Young hero keeps pushing forward

Young hero keeps pushing forward

The Vermont Air National Guard sponsors the Young Hero Program to recognize children living with life-changing health issues. It is designed to pay tribute to their courage and dignity. Lauren Hunt, 14, of Shelburne received the Young Hero Award at University of Vermont Medical Center on March 16. This award was presented by Lt. Col.… Read More »

A flipping good time with Green Mountain Warriors

A flipping good time with Green Mountain Warriors

“In a million years I never thought I’d be flipping tires and carrying buckets of rocks at 5:45 in the morning, never mind twice a week,” said Gina Douglas Normand. Normand is one of 20 others ranging in age from 25 to 65, of all athletic skill levels, who make up the Green Mountain Warriors… Read More »

Vermont Stage offers up Dancing Lessons

Vermont Stage offers up <em>Dancing Lessons</em>

Vermont Stage is pleased to announce that its production of Dancing Lessons, written by Mark St. Germain, will be playing at FlynnSpace in Burlington through March 27. Appearing on stage in Vermont for the first time, Dancing Lessons is about a scientist with Asperger’s who knocks on the door of his neighbor, a Broadway dancer… Read More »

Organic farming winter conference: facilitating connection to soil, society

Organic farming winter conference: facilitating connection to soil, society

Victoria Tamas, Contributing writer Why would 1,200 people including farmers, teachers and families gather on the coldest weekend of the year for workshops, community art and ice cream? On Valentine’s Day weekend, the annual Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA-VT) Conference drew organic food enthusiasts from near and far to the University of Vermont Davis Center.… Read More »

Save the date! Green Up Day will be on May 7

Save the date! Green Up Day will be on May 7

Now in its 46th year, Green Up Day has made Vermont a model for civic involvement in the service of environmental cleanliness and beauty. Join volunteers this May 7 to help remove litter from Vermont’s roadsides. Help keep Vermont green and clean! Now on the Vermont Income Tax Return, line 29, taxpayers can choose Green Up for a… Read More »

Kenneth Gaudette

Kenneth Gaudette

Vermont lost one of its last mountain men on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. Kenneth Earl Gaudette Jr., more commonly known as Kenny G, or Grampy, took his last walk onto his beloved Shelburne Pond a day too late in the season. Born January 17, 1949 to Kenneth and Lily (Greer) Gaudette, Kenny spent his childhood… Read More »

Shelburne Pond death, warden rescued

Shelburne Pond death, warden rescued

Staff report Thin ice caused a tragedy on Shelburne Pond Wednesday afternoon. One man is dead, and a game warden was rescued as he tried to save him. Shelburne Police and Rescue were dispatched to the area after Game Warden Dana Joyal called for assistance. Joyal had been dispatched to the Vermont Fishing Access at… Read More »

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