For Maddy Ziminsky, leading a march on the anniversary of the death of George Floyd — the Black Minneapolis man killed last year by a white police officer that prompted nationwide protests — was merely the continuation of a long-fought campaign to promote racial equity in her community.

Stowe Mountain Resort was largely shuttered last summer during the pandemic, but the resort is ramping up for its usual slate of outdoor activities, from leisurely ascents up Vermont’s highest peak or screaming descents down its face.

The woman who accused Stowe’s fire department chief of rape during years of sexual encounters when he was a Stowe police officer has shed her anonymity, even as her alleged assailant maintains their relationship was consensual.


Despite the state’s planned reopening in July — if not sooner — many expect Vermonters to stick to the outdoors when it comes to summer recreation.

Last year, Stowe High School’s graduating class resembled a drive-in movie at the base of Vermont’s highest peak. This year, seniors and their families will be able to get out of the car and sit with each other again in some semblance of normalcy after a very abnormal year.

Emily Rosenbaum of Stowe has been named project director for Lamoille County’s Working Communities Challenge grant, United Way of Lamoille County and Capstone Community Action announced.

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Skyler Graves, the second-ranked girl in the state entering the three-day individual tournament, bested the top-ranked player in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4. And the duo of Gabby Doehla and Kate Tilgner won the doubles match, the first for the school since 2009.

Tryouts for Post 33 Yeti 14U summer baseball will be held Sunday, June 6, 2:30-4 p.m., Peoples Academy baseball field, Morrisville.

Lamoille Chamber of Commerce is holding an in-person mixer Monday, June 21, 5-7 p.m., at the Copley Country Club Veranda Bar & Grill, 441 Copley Country Club Road, Morrisville.

Select board chair Earl Domina Jr., raises a hand before addressing the outdoor crowd in Belvidere. 

The second tractor trailer of the season — as of press time — got stuck in Smugglers Notch Sunday and closed the pass for almost six hours. New messages on flashing signs on either side have been to updated to say “TT will not fit” and “Your GPS is wrong.”

The Peoples Academy baseball team jumps and hoots in celebration after knocking off Vergennes in the semifinals of the Division 3 playoffs Tuesday. The win pits No. 2 Peoples against top-seeded Thetford for the title game.

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