• Woodworking & Forest Festival returns to Woodstock for 14th year, named top event »

    WOODSTOCK—Lovers of farms, forests, and fine woodworking— those great aspects of Vermont— will be on display at the  Vermont Woodworking & Forest Festival held Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23-24 at Billings Farm & Museum and the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The Vermont Wood Manufacturers Association…

  • New dorms represent a “wonderful marriage” of education and economic development »

    Downtown Rutland’s Gryphon Building opens doors to Castleton students

    By Evan Johnson

    For college students looking to live off campus, finding adequate and affordable housing can be a hassle. Castleton University students now have housing that’s affordable and close to the offerings of downtown Rutland,…

  • Vt. waterfowl hunting weekend brings youth outdoors »

    Sept. 23-24—VERMONT—A youngster’s first hunt can mark the beginning of a lifelong passion for the outdoors and a commitment to wildlife conservation. There is no finer time to begin this journey than during Vermont’s upcoming youth waterfowl hunting weekend on Sept. 23-24.

    “Vermont’s youth waterfowl hunting weekend…

  • W2W cancer support group heads to the beach »

    Photo by Tamera Mack Pictured: Adela Hanson, Rutland; Paula Liguori, Florence; Linda McGuire, Shrewsbury; Arlene Zivitz, Rutland; Lynn Rose, Rutland; Leslie Sternfels, Fair Haven; Katrine Hughes, Rutland; Carol VanGuilder, Rutland; Susan Edwards, West Rutland; Marie Fitzgerald, Pittsford; Cheryl Gosselin, Fair Haven; Mary Werbinski,…

  • Paddleboard competition raises funds for multi-town bike path »

    A group of 20 paddleboarders raced down the Woodward Reservoir at the first Make A Wave race, held Saturday, Aug. 26.

    PLYMOUTH—First Stop Board Barn of West Bridgewater hosted its first annual Make A Wave benefit paddleboard race Saturday, Aug. 26.

    The highly…

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Woodworking & Forest Festival returns to Woodstock for 14th year, named top event

Woodworking & Forest Festival returns to Woodstock for 14th year, named top event

20 September, 2017

WOODSTOCK—Lovers of farms, forests, and fine woodworking— those great aspects of Vermont— will be on display at the  Vermont Woodworking & Forest Festival held Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23-24 at Billings Farm & Museum and the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The Vermont Wood Manufacturers Association...

Sports

Spartans best Beast in Sprint, Beast and Ultra events Sept. 16-17

Spartans best Beast in Sprint, Beast and Ultra events Sept. 16-17

20 September, 2017

By Polly Lynn Mikula

This years Spartan Beast at The Beast (a.k.a. Killington Mountain) boasted a 14 mile course with 32 obstacles. The Ultra was two laps of that course, whereas the Sprint was a shortened experience of about 5 miles.

Over 10,000 athletes...

State News

Vermont Foodbank asks Vermont to take action to end hunger

06 September, 2017

This September the Vermont Foodbank, together with the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, will mobilize across all 50 states in an effort to bring an end to hunger. Hunger Action Month is designed to inspire people to take action and raise awareness of...