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The number of kids riding school buses in South Burlington seems to be back to pre-pandemic levels — most adults and teens are vaccinated and the promise of a shot for youngsters is within reach.

Join the Ethan Allen Homestead virtually for an introduction and a viewing of the documentary “1609: The Other Side of History,” Sunday, Oct. 17, 2-3:30 p.m.

“I’ve got something for you,” my husband calls from the front door. He’s found an oddly beautiful beetle in the autumn woods. It’s around three quarters of an inch long, a dark iridescent teal, and its wings and wing-covers look comically small.

Through Friday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., motorists should expect delays at the exit 14 clover-leaf on Interstate 89 in South Burlington as crews work to recover contaminated soils from the tractor trailer accident last week.

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One of the great pleasures of a sunny fall day is the juicy, sweet crunch of a new apple, fresh from the orchard.

RJ Noonan coached generations of runners at Rice Memorial High School. A 2010 inductee to the Vermont Principals Association Hall of Fame, his impact on the running community was felt statewide.

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As this year’s gardening season draws to a close, unlike shovels, rakes and trowels, a garden journal is a tool you can start using now.

Enjoy takeout chicken and gravy, biscuit, homemade cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, squash, cole slaw and a choice of pumpkin or apple pie delivered safely to your car, Saturday, Oct. 30, 4:45-6:30 p.m., United Church of Hinesburg, 10580 Route 116.

Jim Pettine and Bella, his German shepherd, end their evening walks at Overlook Park in South Burlington. “The view is as good as any in Vermont and the sunsets rarely disappoint. Bella also likes all the love she gets from the other folks wh…

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