• Updated

Stowe’s Main Street went back to the future last week after workers removed the last vestiges of power lines that were considered the peak of technology more than a century ago, but came to be, for some, an eyesore that cluttered the skies — a $3.2 million eyesore.

alert
  • Updated

The county’s only homeless shelter has served residents overnight for a few years, but staff said during a pandemic that’s not good enough — people need a safe place to stay all day, every day, to lessen the risk of spreading COVID-19.

alert
  • Updated

The coronavirus has put the Stowe Arena on ice. The municipal rink has shut its doors to recreational hockey leagues, and it’s unsure how much skating time the high school teams will get when their seasons start at the beginning of December.

editor's pick web only
  • Updated

Skiers and riders were thankful for fresh snow on opening day at Stowe Mountain Resort Wednesday. The opening date was pushed back five days after a warm November made it impossible to start the chairlifts last Friday.

alert
  • Updated

Lamoille County’s unemployment rate went from the among the lowest in the state to the highest during the coronavirus pandemic. In the midst of that alarming flip-flop, the county has received a $300,000 grant to help get more people back to work.

  • Updated

A hunter bagging a buck on the fourth day of Vermont’s rifle season doesn’t sound like anything out of the ordinary. But for Marcel G. Gravel, the feat represents something that might best be described as a miracle.

alert
  • Updated

While many segments of the local economy have suffered from the COVID pandemic, the construction industry doesn’t appear to have been socially distanced from the dollar.

alert
  • Updated

The last three months of the fiscal year that ended June 30 nearly coincided with the first three months of the pandemic. But, save for tourist-dependent Stowe, the pandemic isn’t reflected in cash register receipts around Lamoille County.

  • Updated

One of Stowe Mountain Resort’s main goals for the upcoming ski season is making sure there will be a full season, from start to finish. Already, the start part is a moving target.

Coronavirus: Local Business Operations

Author David Goodman will discuss his newest book “Best Backcountry Skiing in the Northeast: 50 Classic Ski & Snowboard Tours in New England and New York” on Thursday, Dec. 3, 7 p.m., 1 South Main St., in Stowe, as part of Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum’s Writers on the Red Bench Series.

Stowe Middle and High School has received a 2020 College Success Award, recently announced by the national nonprofit GreatSchools, whose mission is to empower parents so they can improve educational opportunities for their children.

Crews remove the last pole at the intersection of Sunset and Main streets.

A $3.2 million project that buried the utility lines under Stowe’s Main Street finished up last week, after two construction seasons. The result is a vastly less cluttered village view, allowing heretofore unavailable money shots of the photogenic Stowe Community Church, among other landmarks.

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!