Tag Archives: middletown springs

Historical Society Maple Festival blends old and new

Historical Society Maple Festival blends old and new

Sunday, March 19, 1 p.m.–MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS—Remarkable silent auction offers, local artists and craftspersons, merchants and professionals highlight the 29th annual Maple Festival of the Middletown Springs Historical Society Sunday, March 19, 1-4 p.m.

The event will feature a demo of early maple sugar making in…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
September 14, 2016

Historical Society meeting features Irish family history

Sunday, Sept. 18 at 2 p.m.—MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS—Historian William Powers will give a slide presentation, “The Powers Family—From Mitchelstown, Ireland to Middletown Springs, Vermont” at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Middletown Springs Historical Society on Sunday, Sept. 18 at the Historical Society Building, 10 Park…

News Briefs
June 23, 2016

News Briefs: Lakes Region, 6-22-2016

By Lani Duke

Dog rules stand as is

FAIR HAVEN—Fair Haven’s Select Board turned down a request by Eric and Adrianne Gross to revisit and amend the board’s protective order regarding a dog owned by William and Charity Pearo. The dog had escaped its yard…

News Briefs
May 27, 2016

News Briefs: Lakes Region May 26

Officer receives commendation

FAIR HAVEN—Fair Haven Police Chief William Humphries gave Sgt. Dale Kerber an official Lifesaver commendation for services to the community and surrounding area. The May 9 award cites three instances in which Kerber saved a life by administering the opioid antidote naloxone…

News Briefs
April 27, 2016

News Briefs: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke

Ancient road offers history lesson

MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS—Middletown Springs town attorney Gary Kupferer led a public hearing in the Middletown Springs town office March 26 to consider discontinuing sections of the historic Garron Road (Town Highway No. 21). Neither a road laid out…

Local News
April 20, 2016

Police Beat

Fatal house fire

On April 13 at about 4 a.m. the Vermont State Police responded to a house fire at 35 West Street in Middletown Springs. Upon arrival troopers discovered an occupant deceased inside the building, which was completely destroyed. She was…

News Briefs
March 30, 2016

Lakes Region News Briefs

By Lani Dukes

Contemplating Life Café holds official open house

FAIR HAVEN—Michael Mancino has opened the Contemplating Life Café in the former Carvey’s restaurant of Fair Haven. Though it first opened Feb. 13, it held its grand opening over Easter weekend.

Local News
March 17, 2016

Springtime sugaring events

Vermont’s biggest harbinger of spring – maple sugar season – kicks off in March and continues through April with fairs, festivals, and family fun. As the largest producer of maple syrup in the U.S., Vermont knows how to celebrate the sweet stuff.

Sugaring festivals often…

News Briefs
February 17, 2016

Lakes Region

Poultney budget contains minor increase

POULTNEY—Poultney voters will be asked to approve a slightly increased budget over that of the previous year, up by only a bit over 2 percent, $1,139,189 for the 2016-17 fiscal year, compared to the current year’s $1,115,271.