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170 years at the Vermont State Fairgrounds
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August 24, 2016

170 years at the Vermont State Fairgrounds

Fairgoers adapt to changes, enjoy perennial favorites By Jimmy Britt In 1846  the Liberty Bell cracked when it was rung on George Washington’s birthday, the Mexican American War began and Iowa became the 29th state in America. That same year Vermont held its first State…

RCHS hosts “Dog Days of Summer” pool party
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August 24, 2016

RCHS hosts “Dog Days of Summer” pool party

Sunday, Aug. 28 at 10 a.m.—RUTLAND TOWN— Let your favorite pooch enjoy the end of summer with a dip in the pool from 10 a.m. to noon, Sunday, Aug. 28 at North Wood Pool, Post Road in Rutland Town! There will be a free swim…

Flooding remembered, five years later
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August 24, 2016

Flooding remembered, five years later

By Polly Lynn Five years ago this week, Tropical Storm Irene killed six people in Vermont, ravaged 3,500 buildings, took out more than 500 miles of roads and about 200 bridges at an estimated cost of $733 million—a figure equal to two-thirds of the state’s…

The Naked Table Project returns for its 8th year

The Naked Table Project returns for its 8th year

Saturday & Sunday, Aug. 20 & 21—WOODSTOCK—In an experience that epitomizes Vermont values, ShackletonThomas invites 15 to 20 participants, groups, and families to come and make their own table from sugar maple locally harvested from the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in Woodstock, followed by a…