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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…

Plymouth, Bridgewater ticket the most in the state
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May 2, 2018

Plymouth, Bridgewater ticket the most in the state

2017 traffic tickets in central Vermont

By Katy Savage

Locals aren’t surprised that Vermont Public Radio recently found both Bridgewater and Plymouth had the highest traffic ticket counts in the state last year.

Jim Haff got a ticket for going 10 miles over the limit…

Killington Resort announces summer event schedule
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May 1, 2018

Killington Resort announces summer event schedule

KILLINGTON—On May 1, Killington Resort announced the 2018 summer event schedule including the Fox US Open of Mountain Biking Aug. 1-5, and the Under Armour Mountain Running Series Aug. 25.

In addition to more than 20 events this summer, Killington’s summer operations continue to expand. A Woodward WreckTangle and…

Spring skiing has arrived!
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April 25, 2018

Spring skiing has arrived!

By Polly Lynn Mikula

With temperatures reaching into the 60s for the first time this spring, skiers and riders flocked to the slopes and Madaila was happy to entertain them. The Burlington band rocked the stage at the base of Superstar April 21, as part…