Tag Archives: Vermont

Local News
February 22, 2017

Vermont agency selected for regional rebranding effort

RUTLAND—A Brattleboro-based marketing agency has been selected to spearhead a regional marketing campaign aimed at rebranding the greater Rutland region. Mondo Mediaworks, headed by Luke Stafford, a 2016 Vermont Business Magazine “Rising Star,” was selected from a field of nearly two dozen bidders. “We received…

Vermont Flurry scheduled for Feb. 17-19
Arts, Dining & Entertainment
February 15, 2017

Vermont Flurry scheduled for Feb. 17-19

Feb. 17-19—WOODSTOCK—Currently scheduled for President’s Day weekend, Feb. 17-19, Pentangle Arts and ArtisTree present the Vermont Flurry Snow Sculpture Contest on the Woodstock Green. As always, this event is weather-dependent and may be rescheduled on short notice. At press time, a winter storm had just…

Commentary
February 8, 2017

Is Vermont poor or paradise? Depends on the study

By Jon Margolis, VTDigger

Vermont offers its citizens more opportunity to “access the American dream” than any other state. Vermont is one of the poorest states in the Union. Can both those judgements be correct? No. One of them must be wrong. Maybe both of them.

But just…

Column
February 3, 2017

Icy Vermont interlude for a Hollywood legend

By Mark Bushnell, VTDigger

The movie is long forgotten, but the scene is well remembered. It is a classic of the silent-movie era. A young woman lies unconscious on an ice floe as it floats downriver toward a waterfall. All the while, her lover braves…

Vermont Farmers Food Center shares plans with Senate committees
Local News
January 25, 2017

Vermont Farmers Food Center shares plans with Senate committees

By Evan Johnson

RUTLAND—Rutland’s farmer’s market started, Greg Cox said, “with four vendors and no customers.” On Thursday morning, Jan. 19, after four years of steady growth fueled by local interest and volunteer work, Cox, the Vermont Farmers Food Center (VFFC) board president took the…

Vermont hunters had successful 2016 deer seasons, VTF&W reports
Sports
January 11, 2017

Vermont hunters had successful 2016 deer seasons, VTF&W reports

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department released preliminary numbers, Jan. 4, showing 16,160 deer were taken during Vermont’s 2016 deer hunting seasons. Reports from big game check stations indicate hunters had successful deer seasons in 2016, taking 3,447 deer in archery season, 1,438 in youth…