• Cyclists ride coast-to-coast for pancreatic cancer »

    By Evan Johnson

    Clad in cycling shoes, shorts and superhero t-shirts, three friends near the end of their cross-country bike trip to raise money for pancreatic cancer research.

    The trip, which is being called Portland to Portland, is a project of Josh Johannessen, Scott Phillips,…

  • Killington-favorite Donavon Frankenreiter returns for free concert, Aug. 12 »

    Saturday, Aug. 12, 3:30 p.m.—KILLINGTON—Cooler in the Mountains free summer concert series at Killington Resort continues Saturday, Aug. 12 with the return of Killington favorite, Donavon Frankenreiter. A singer-songwriter with a passion for music, he will surely excite and move the crowd. Frankenreiter will perform off…

  • Vermont Open Farm Week returns Aug. 14-20, celebrates local food origins »

    VERMONT — For the third consecutive year, farmers across Vermont will open their barn doors and garden gates to welcome the public for a behind-the-scenes look at Vermont’s vibrant working landscapes. Vermont Open Farm Week 2017 will be held Monday, Aug. 14, through Sunday, Aug. 20, at dozens of farms…

  • It’s fair time! Vermont State Fair runs Aug. 15-19 in Rutland »

    Aug. 15-19—RUTLAND—The 172nd Vermont State Fair returns to Rutland Wednesday through Saturday, Aug. 15-19 with a shorter span, but plenty to see, eat, and do. Carnival entertainment will be happening every day, with ride wristbands available all day Wednesday and Thursday, and at noon on…

  • Farmer Olympics return for third year »

    POULTNEY— Teams of farmers from all over Vermont will come together Wednesday, Aug. 2 at Cerridwen Farms on the Green Mountain College campus in Poultney to compete in a wide range of events designed to challenge farmers’ field skills at the third annual Farmer Olympics,…

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Local News

Properly disposing of household medical waste

16 August, 2017

By Julia Gosselin

If you have diabetes, you most likely have insulin needles in your home. Leaving these syringes around your home could not only look bad, but it could pass on possible diseases. Diseases like Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV can all be...

Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Killington-favorite Donavon Frankenreiter returns for free concert, Aug. 12

Killington-favorite Donavon Frankenreiter returns for free concert, Aug. 12

09 August, 2017

Saturday, Aug. 12, 3:30 p.m.—KILLINGTON—Cooler in the Mountains free summer concert series at Killington Resort continues Saturday, Aug. 12 with the return of Killington favorite, Donavon Frankenreiter. A singer-songwriter with a passion for music, he will surely excite and move the crowd. Frankenreiter will perform off...

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Sports

Cyclists take on hunger

Cyclists take on hunger

10 August, 2017

Vermont Foodbank takes up the fight against hunger with the annual Harpoon Point to Point ride on Sunday, Aug. 12.

Since its inception in 2002, the Harpoon Point to Point has become the Vermont Foodbank’s largest fundraiser of the year, raising over $1.3 million...

State News

Grassland bird populations decline in Vermont

Grassland bird populations decline in Vermont

26 July, 2017

Grassland-nesting bird populations continue to decline in numbers in Vermont, according to recent surveys conducted by the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department (VTF&W) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Bird species that nest in grasslands include vesper sparrows, grasshopper sparrows, bobolinks, and eastern meadowlarks,...