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Locals battle it out note for note at Lip Sync
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May 9, 2018

Locals battle it out note for note at Lip Sync

By Robin Alberti

The Paramount Theatre was buzzing with excitement Saturday night, as eight teams, sponsored by local businesses and groups, took the stage to move their lips and hips, all for a great cause. The second annual Lip Sync Battle was an entertaining fundraising…

Local farms to give produce to hungry Vermonters
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May 9, 2018

Local farms to give produce to hungry Vermonters

By Katy Savage

PAWLET—Laughing Child Farm owners Tim and Brooke Hughes-Muse got into the business to provide healthy, organic food to friends and neighbors.

They focus on one crop on their farm in Pawlet: sweet potatoes. The Hughes-Muses have grown 160,000 pounds of potatoes a…

Combination Pond fishing derby lands good catches
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May 9, 2018

Combination Pond fishing derby lands good catches

By Julia Purdy

RUTLAND—Combination Pond, a former farm pond on Moon Brook nestled within a labyrinthine suburban neighborhood on the eastern edge of Rutland City, was the lively scene of the annual fishing derby Saturday, May 5, which draws families and anglers from all over…

Castleton town office gets new stone bench
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May 9, 2018

Castleton town office gets new stone bench

By Katy Savage

CASTLETON—It’s been a year since the town office building moved to its new location on Route 30.

Until recently, the site lacked any landscaping beyond construction of the new building itself, said new Town Manager Mike Jones.

Jones said a new bench…

DisasTour sees the sun
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May 2, 2018

DisasTour sees the sun

RASTA’s DisasTour race saw its seventh year on Saturday, April 28, with great weather in which to pedal, paddle and run. Team Sports Connection placed first, with a time of 2:17:44.

 

DisasTour races through White River Valley, Saturday

Photos by Jerry LeBlond

Grab your bags, Green Up Day is May 5
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May 2, 2018

Grab your bags, Green Up Day is May 5

Always the first Saturday in May, Green Up Day this year is Saturday, May 5. A Vermont tradition since 1970, Green Up Day is a statewide event when over 22,000 volunteers come together to remove litter from roadsides and public spaces. 2020 will mark Green…