From The Author

Pat Wise

Subscribe Newletter

Musician Sammy Blanchette headlines Singo Fundraiser 

June 19, 2024
Monday, June 24 at 7 p.m. —LUDLOW—Jane McGarry  is hosting a special SINGO Night on Monday, June 24, at 7 p.m., to raise funds for the United Church of Ludlow’s “Ring Out Love” Capital Campaign. Ludlow musician Sammy Blanchette, a.k.a. Sammy B, will perform the songs live, adding a unique twist to a fun event…

Discover More from This Author: Pat Wise

Consider these 7 tips to beat the heat

June 19, 2024
Stay Hydrated: Drink plenty of water throughout the day, even if you don’t feel thirsty. Avoid beverages that can dehydrate you, such as alcohol and caffeinated drinks. Keeping a bottle of water handy can help remind you to sip regularly. Wear Light Clothing: Opt for lightweight, loose-fitting, and light-colored clothing. These choices help your body…

Gov. Scott announces $1.7m in transportation fund grants 

June 19, 2024
Three projects in Windsor County are among the 11 to receive awards  Governor Phil Scott and the Vermont Downtown Development Board announced Monday, June 17, the allocation of $1,787,989 in Downtown Transportation Fund grants to support projects to improve safety, access, and transportation in 11 Vermont downtowns and villages across seven counties. “Revitalizing our downtowns is important…

Hartland school budget Q&A

June 5, 2024
The Hartland school budget re-vote will take place on June 11 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Damon Hall. Voting early: Once the ballots are ready you can vote in person at Damon Hall and give the ballot to the Town Clerk, even if it is before voting day. Ballots are expected to arrive on…

BarnArts Announces 2024 Feast & Field Music Series Line-up

May 29, 2024
Friday, May 30 at 6 p.m.—BARNARD—BarnArts Feast and Field Music Series launches May 30 with a return of beloved Mexican fiddle virtuosos the Villalobos Brothers as celebrated season openers. The outdoor music series continues each Thursday through September with an eclectic selection of artists ranging from Vermont talent, such as Myra Flynn, Bow Thayer, and…

Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society announces annual benefit gala and auction

May 29, 2024
Friday,  May 31—WOODSTOCK—  Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society will hold its annual benefit gala & auction at Billings Farm & Museum, located at 69 Old River Road, Woodstock. The theme for this year’s event, “The Care We Give,” underscores the essential services and resources provided by the society, benefiting animals both during their stay and after…

Anglin’ for education at the The Huck Finn Catfish Derby benefit for Killington Elementry School

May 29, 2024
Saturday, June  at noon—KILLINGTON—The Huck Finn Catfish Derby, a community event to benefit Killington Elementary School (KES), will be held ar at The Foundry at Summit Pond in Killington. For only $5, participants can register for the derby, with trophies awarded to the winners. The event promises a delightful afternoon with delicious burgers and hot…

Celebrating the addition at Castleton Library

May 29, 2024
Saturday, June 1at 1  p.m.—CASTLETON—The Castleton Free Library, 638 Main St., will celebrate its new addition and the elevator on Saturday, from 1-3 p.m. The elevator will provide unprecedented convenience and ease of access for all. A ribbon-cutting will take place at 1 p.m. Light refreshments will be served with music by The Plumb Bobs.…

Bread and Puppet presents the ‘Whole Kit and Caboodle Show’

May 29, 2024
Sunday, June 2nd, at 2 p.m.—GLOVER—Bread & Puppet Theater Presents: Museum Opening and The Whole Kit and Caboodle Show In the Bread and Puppet Museum and the Papier Maché Cathedral at the Bread & Puppet Farm, 753 Heights Road in Glover. An afternoon of music and puppet shows to celebrate the opening of the B&P…

Rutland Railway Association welcomes visitors every Saturday

May 29, 2024
By Paul Andriscin Steam whistles shriek and diesel horns blare every Saturday at the Center Rutland Railroad Station, home of the Rutland Railway Association. From 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. the station is open as members congregate to run model trains and greet visitors to the depot’s museum. Home to a vast collection of railroad…

Vermont Outdoor Farmers’ Market is back outside for the summer

May 29, 2024
Saturdays 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. — RUTLAND —The Vermont Farmers' Market summer season  is in full swing on Saturdays at Depot Park, downtown Rutland. Running from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., this downtown outdoor farmers' market is one of the largest in the state and the first to operate year-round. Shoppers can find a…

Relay for Life runs all day and night at Rutland’s Vermont State Fairgrounds

May 29, 2024
Saturday, June 1, 1 p.m.-Sunday June 2, 8 a.m.—RUTLAND—Relay for Life will be held at the Vermont State Fairgrounds, 175 So. Main St., Rutland. The event will run all day/night long ending at  8 a.m. on Sunday. Relay For Life is the world’s largest volunteer-based fundraising event. It will kick off by celebrating local cancer…

Getting ready to run with ‘Finding Our Stride’ Community 5K Run and Walk is 

May 29, 2024
Runners racing with focus on feet Sunday, June 2 at 9 a.m.—KILLINGTON—Killington Parks and Recreation and Killington Elementary school are joining forces to host a "Finding Our Strides" Community 5K Run or Walk.This event begins and ends at Johnson Recreation Center Pavilion with the 5K route following the dirt road portion of River RoadThis event…

Creative Tweens Showcase Sustainable Fashion at’Reuse Runway’ Show

May 22, 2024
Wednesday, May 29 at 4:45 p.m.—WHITE RIVER JUNCTION­—Creative tweens from rePlay Arts and JAM – Junction Arts & Media’s after-school programs are joining forces to present “Reuse Runway,” a fashion show in the JAM space at 5 S. Main St., 1st floor, White River Junction. rePlay’s students will strut the red carpet in their own…