Tag Archives: Winter

Winter storm Stella wallops northeast
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March 15, 2017

Winter storm Stella wallops northeast

Ski resorts and snowsport enthusiasts rejoice

By Evan Johnson

Winter storm Stella came down hard on the northeast dumping up to two feet of snow by early Wednesday. The fast-moving storm caused thousands of flights across the northeast to be canceled and closed schools.

The…

Winter bird rehabilitation faces extra challenges
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March 1, 2017

Winter bird rehabilitation faces extra challenges

By Leah Burdick

An injured barred owl sat in the back seat of a four-door sedan, staring balefully out the window at its rescuer. “I saw him on the side of the road, just sitting there, trying to fly,” the young woman explained to Maria…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
February 1, 2017

Get social at KES winter fundraiser

Thursday, Feb. 9 at 6 p.m.—KILLINGTON—Support the Killington Elementary School KEEPERS organization at the winter social fundraiser on Feb. 9, 6-8 p.m. at The Foundry at Summit Pond. Tickets are $20 per person, and can be purchased in advance or at the door. Tickets include…

Boisterous Blue Jays flock in winter
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January 18, 2017

Boisterous Blue Jays flock in winter

By Susan Shea

“Jay, jay, jay!” Every morning last winter I awoke to the loud cries of a flock of 17 blue jays dancing around my feeder. They gorged on sunflower seeds and suet, scaring away smaller birds, then left, only to return in the…

Brandon gets crafty with annual sale at Compass
Arts, Dining & Entertainment
January 18, 2017

Brandon gets crafty with annual sale at Compass

Saturday, Jan. 28 at 10 a.m.—BRANDON—Once again the Compass Music and Arts Center is holding its popular winter season arts and crafts sale. Artists and crafters, like anyone, tend to accumulate too much stuff. However, when their studios fill up, others benefit! The sale, to…