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Land trust, Stowe Area seek option tax dollars

As December approaches, so does Stowe’s budget season. And just as it’s the season for gift wish lists, ‘tis also the season for organizations hoping for some help from the town coffers. Read more


Post office problems plague Stowe

Complaints of delays and unreceived mail have begun cropping up in Stowe like weeds, just as all the rest of the grass has begun to brown and the holiday season begins in earnest. Read more


Stowe Mountain Resort opens Friday: Marking a return back to normal

With the chairlifts and gondola running at full capacity, cafeterias and bars back to slinging burgers and beers, and masks optional while playing in the snow, things will be pretty much back to normal at Stowe Mountain Resort this ski season. Read more


In Morristown: Voters face opposing views on packed ballot

There may be two sides to every issue, but Morristown residents have been getting it from all sides as they prepare to vote on a trio of topics that have very little to do with each other. Read more


Fear of higher taxes clashes with school autonomy in Elmore

As the Dec. 7 referendum on whether Elmore will join neighboring Stowe in emancipating itself from the Lamoille South Unified Union School District approaches, coalitions are beginning to take shape on either side of the vote. Read more


Road from nowhere? Stories differ on origins of Peoples Academy shortcut

A proposed new road in Morrisville aimed at alleviating traffic jams caused by the morning commute to Peoples Academy is included in the draft town plan currently under review. Read more


Morristown town plan updated after public hearings

The Morristown town plan is in its 22nd revision as its authors continue to tinker with the document following a pair of public hearings last week. Read more


Wolcott Town Forest approved after last-minute acreage increase

On Nov. 10, Wolcott voted overwhelmingly to approve the town’s purchase of land that will become the town forest. Read more

Jeffersonville shooter faces new charges in murder

The suspected drug dealer who authorities say pulled the trigger in a Lamoille County homicide more than 18 months ago has been charged in a new federal indictment in connection with the death. Read more

Stowe man gets pass on prison in international drug smuggling

A Stowe man, who federal authorities say was caught with about 272 pounds of marijuana near the U.S.-Canadian border, has avoided going to federal prison for his part in an illegal drug smuggling operation in the Northeast Kingdom. Read more



Remembering Bill McCollom, one of Vermont skiing’s best

We were all there to celebrate the life of Bill McCollom. McCollom was a Vermonter, a Retro-Skier, a ski racer, a coach, a teacher, a writer and a friend. Read more


Stowe Youth Hockey: Stowe girls drop two in weekend games

The Stowe Girls U10 team fought hard this weekend, but ultimately struggled to consistently find the back of the net, dropping a pair of games to South Burlington on Saturday and St. Albans Sunday. Read more


Trotting for turkey

Bishop Marshall Catholic School in Morristown held the Unstuffed 5k Turkey Trot Nov. 20. through the heart of the village. Read more


On the podium

The finalists in the Eastern States Cup Downhill competition, from left, Geoffrey Ulmer, fourth, Albany, N.Y.; Dylan Conte, second, Stowe; Max Morgan, first, South Burlington; Steve Estabrook, third, South Burlington; and Sean Suprenaunt, fifth, unknown. Read more


Community News


Stowe Friday program needs you — to volunteer

The Stowe Friday program is a go for 2021-2022. Volunteers are needed to make the Friday program work. Read more


Stowe Tree of Lights returns for December

Stowe’s Tree of Lights yearly fundraiser for Central Vermont Hospice and Lamoille Hospice begins Thursday, Dec. 2, and runs through Dec. 30 in the Stowe Reporter. Read more


Mysterious panoramic found at Hanley’s General Store

A mysterious, 109-year-old panoramic photograph was recently unearthed from the attic of Hanley’s General Store in Jeffersonville and Doug Gray is hoping to get some help in tracking down its origins. Read more

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