A furred feline is now the face of Wolcott. Jax the Cat, the mascot and only full-time, overnight resident at the Wolcott town offices, was unanimously elected honorary mayor during Wolcott’s town meeting on Tuesday.

Organized by Morrisville Rotary, the Polar Splash challenges people to jump into Lake Elmore every year and raise money for organizations while they’re at it. This year’s event raised $47,342 for Jenna’s Promise, which aims to help people struggling with drug addiction.

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Cross-country skiers of all ages had a fling with races from 1-10K, plus an obstacle course, sledding and snow sculpting on Saturday, Feb. 8. Proceeds benefited the Mountain River School assistance fund.

With more than a foot of snow from last week’s storm — and a couple of dustings after — Stowe looks the way the Ski Capital of the East is supposed to. The mountains have recovered from that crushing thaw and heavy rain a month ago. Stowe and Sugarbush resorts are reporting 100 percent of tr…

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In this photo collection: A Winterfest gate greets visitors to the skating rink; kids get tired after running around; youngsters shoot in the biathlon competition; a warm fire is good; biathlon competitors scoot quickly to the next shooting station; Winterfest president Roger Clapp opens the…