An Elmore woman was fatally shot by her husband who then shot and killed himself early Monday morning in what police are calling a case of homicide stemming from domestic violence.

The proposed Vermont Senate district map offered by the seven-person board responsible for redrawing the state’s political landscape every 10 years may aim to dilute some of the political clout wielded in Chittenden County, but Lamoille County’s lone senator isn’t much of a fan.

In a town where alcohol has long lubricated the local economy, and where the nightlife is often just getting started at 10 p.m., Stowe restaurant and bar owners have roundly rejected a proposal by the town to place a cutoff time on outdoor drinking.

Recreation is a big deal in Stowe, a town known for its ski slopes, mountain bike trails, hockey arena and walking paths. But the locus of recreation is long in the tooth and needs some updating, some say.

A full house gathered at Elmore Methodist Church Tuesday night to talk out the question of leaving the Lamoille South Unified Union school district and whether the vote is a golden opportunity to take control or a blind leap into a dangerous abyss.

A series of generous donations last year have allowed The Current, the contemporary art education and exhibition center in Stowe, to expand education offerings to now include printmaking, glass work and ceramics among other multi-medium classes.

Those big orange plow trucks that the Vermont Agency of Transportation uses to keep the roads cleared, salted and sanded all winter are so ubiquitous that, save for a passing glance of the drivers piloting them, one could be forgiven for thinking they all look exactly alike.


Following state law passed last week during a special session of the Vermont Legislature allowing towns to pass masks mandates at the local level, the Stowe Selectboard is holding a special meeting to take up the issue.

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.

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.

I became addicted to skiing in the 1960s when I was in college. Part of that addiction included devouring ski magazines. In those days there were two mainstream ski magazines, SKI and SKIING.

Stowe Masters swimmers brought home a dozen first place finishes from the 12th Leaf Peepers Masters Meet at the Upper Valley Aquatic Center in White River Junction Nov. 20.

Celebrate the return of the Members’ Art Show and the Festival of Trees & Lights. This year marks the 40th anniversary of this annual Stowe tradition, featuring a collection of works by members of The Current among twinkling trees in the gallery and art lounge.

The Mad River Chorale presents its holiday concert, “Jubilant Reunion!,” Saturday Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m. at the Waterbury Congregational Church and Sunday, Dec. 12, 4 p.m. at the Waitsfield United Church.

Peoples Academy baseball and Post 33 baseball are partnering with the Lamoille Valley Foster and Adoptive Families Association in a winter holiday baseball clinic to fill 100 stockings with Amazon gift cards.

Christina Glowac offers a demonstration to several local children during The Current’s October open house to introduce the community to its new printmaking, ceramics and glass work studios. 

Players on the Lamoille Union High School girls’ soccer team were honored with Capital League and All-State awards after the end of their season. Barrett Freeman and Phoebe Loomis won Capital League First Team and All-State recognition.

Players on the Lamoille Union High School girls’ soccer team were honored with Capital League and All-State awards after the end of their season. Annabelle Wells, Emily Hutchins, Essie Loomis and Logan Freeman received honorable mentions. 

Elmore School students and the plow they named, Snowy Owl.

A first-of-its-kind Greater Stowe Interfaith Coalition’s interfaith winter display, installed on Stowe’s Village Green, showcases five faith symbols that represent faith communities in our area.

Players on the Lamoille Union High School girls’ soccer team were honored with Capital League and All-State awards after the end of their season. Kaylee White and Grace Kirk received Capital League second team honors.

Morristown Elementary School students pose with the highway department plow they christened Snowy Wolf Pup, after the school mascot.

This year’s fall foliage contest brought out, far and away, some of the most talented photographers in our 15 years of holding the competition.

There may not be enough snow to allow the ski resort to open as scheduled, but skiers of a different kind were able to compete this past weekend during the NENSA Invitational Roll Ski Race.

Veterans Day, or Armistice Day, was commemorated on the steps of the Akeley Memorial Building in Stowe. Historically, Veterans Day marked the end World War I at 11 a.m. on the 11th day of the 11th month, in 1918. Later, Nov. 11 became a day to honor American veterans of all wars.

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