Tag Archives: summer

Column
June 21, 2017

Remembering summer places for food, ice cream

By Mary Ellen Shaw

Now that summer is here it brings back memories of summer meals and ice cream treats enjoyed outdoors back in the 60s and 70s.

The A&W Restaurant on upper North Main Street was one of the “in places” to go. It…

Summer skaters
Column
June 14, 2017

Summer skaters

By Declan McCabe

Scanning a sunlit pond floor for crayfish, I was distracted by seven dark spots gliding in a tight formation. Six crisp oval shadows surrounded a faint, less distinct silhouette. The shapes slid slowly and then, with a rapid motion, accelerated before slowing…

Cooler in the Mountains summer series announced
Local News
June 14, 2017

Cooler in the Mountains summer series announced

KILLINGTON—The lineup for the free Cooler in the Mountains summer concert series has been announced. Kicking off July 15 in conjunction with the Killington Wine Festival, the concert series runs for eight consecutive Saturdays and features a variety of national acts that spans diverse musical…

Program offers summer food service for kids
News Briefs
June 8, 2017

Program offers summer food service for kids

FAIR HAVEN—Fair Haven Concerned, Inc., is participating in the summer food service program for children. The program is designed to ensure that children who rely on free or reduced price meals during the school year continue to have adequate nutrition throughout the summer. It is…

Okemo’s Jackson Gore Summer Music Series returns

Okemo’s Jackson Gore Summer Music Series returns

Friday, June 9, 5 p.m.—LUDLOW—Okemo Mountain Resort kicks off summer with the return of the Jackson Gore Summer Music Series. Named a 2015 “Best of New England” editor’s pick by Yankee magazine, the Jackson Gore Summer Music Series features free concerts scheduled from 6-9 p.m. most…

News Briefs
May 31, 2017

Police: summer traffic safety initiatives begin Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day weekend through June 4, the Vermont State Police (VSP) will be increasing enforcement efforts to promote safe, responsible driving in support of Operation C.A.R.E. (Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort) and Click It Or Ticket.

Operation C.A.R.E. is a national campaign by state police…

Spring into summer at Brandon Church

Saturday, May 27, 9 a.m.—BRANDON—On Saturday, May 27, the lawn in front of the Brandon Congregational Church and Fellowship Hall, 1 Carver St., Brandon, will be filled with activity. Brandon-grown trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, herbs, veggie starts, herbs and containers and other treats for the…