“Although our building is currently closed to the public, the running joke is that ‘we work in a petri dish,’” Gizelle Guyette, former director of Morrisville Centennial Library, said about the nearly 100-year-old library.

Jeffersonville poet Susan Sanders has spent the last month capturing in verse what she sees as the essence of every Lamoille County town, focusing on what makes each unique and an attribute to the whole of the community.

House Speaker Jill Krowinski, D-Burlington, has abandoned a controversial proposal to reform the state’s pension system. At a press conference April 2, she said she would instead establish a task force to address Vermont’s ballooning pension debt. 

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The Stowe ski season is coming to an end and so to is the Retro-Ski season. I’ll start with a reminder of a special event next Thursday, April 22, 7 p.m. The Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum will livestream a one-on-one conversation with Phil Mahre as part of its Red Bench series. The event is free and you can register at

Having spent a good part of the winter skiing every public resort in the state, and a surprising number of backyard areas, there is yet one more alternative that ended up being far more fascinating than one might imagine — private areas that offer an interesting alternative to the modest scale of a rope tow or two on a hill behind the house.

Bjorn Westervelt competed in his third Biathlon World Championships earlier this month in Obertilliach, Austria, part of a relay team that finished eighth.

Olympic gold medalist Phil Mahre headlines the next installment of the Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum’s Red Bench Speaker Series, Thursday, April 22, 7 p.m.

Someone dropped a bunch of loose trash along the side of Earl Grey Road in Morristown. The property owner called police, who said that dumping of such magnitude comes with much heftier penalties than typical littering, in the $400-$600 fine range.

Spring skiing wraps up Sunday, April 18, when Stowe Mountain Resort is set to close for the season.

Geese search for food on Lake Lamoille in Morristown.

COVID killed the tailgate party this spring, but one family got in a few minutes of parking lot fun and a check-in with a ski bud.

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