The Rooney Farm in the Mud City area of Morristown milks a herd of 50 carefully curated cows, with ubiquitous Holsteins for a reliable base and a mix of Ayrshires, Jerseys, Guernseys and Norwegian Reds to add better butter content and lower bacteria counts — quality measures that fetch a higher price from the buyer.

The Peter A. Krusch Nature Preserve opened in Cambridge earlier this month, bringing a dynamic and tranquil piece of land to the public while expanding access to the Cambridge Pines State Forest.

The mission to bring affordable high-speed broadband internet to everyone in Lamoille County proceeds apace, with a six-figure funding boost to help the effort.

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With the leaves changing and temperatures dropping, now is the time to think about how to save energy, money and the planet during the heating season, and the Hyde Park Energy Committee and Lamoille County Planning Commission is here to help.

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, in collaboration with local nonprofits, town officials, scientists and regional planners, has completed two tactical basin plans that will be available for public comment through Nov. 12.

When Vermont legislators return to session in January, leaders in the Senate and the House have said that the passing of Prop 5 will be an immediate priority.

In the meat of the season, playoffs on the horizon, here’s how Peoples Academy’s sports teams fared this week.

Here’s how Lamoille Union High School’s varsity teams fared in the past week.

Staci Pomeroy, river scientist at the Vermont Department of Conservation Watershed Management, Rivers Program, offers “Forces Impacting Vermont Rivers,” Thursday, Oct. 21, 4 p.m. at the Noyes House Museum, 122 Lower Main St.

Join the Friends of Lanpher Library for a Spooktacular Pumpkin Extravaganza, Saturday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m.- noon at the library.

The Hardwick Area Food Pantry and Center for an Agricultural Economy join forces for a Pies for People project for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Stowe’s cross country teams competed in a meet at Peoples Academy in Morristown Saturday in perfect fall foliage running weather.

A quintessential Vermont fall: visitors, cows, a barn, cameras and colorful leaves.

Sophomore Siri Dunn hits the trails during a meet.

Selina Rooney, part of the family that runs the Rooney Farm in Morristown’s Mud City area, with some of the farm’s cows. The farm is one of 27 Vermont dairy farms that recently received notification that Horizon Organic will no longer buy milk from them at the end of next summer.

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