Stowe’s fire department chief, Kyle Walker, has been suspended amid a criminal investigation into his alleged actions as a police officer.
The Lamoille South Unified Union school board is severing ties with its superintendent a year before her current contract is up. Superintendent Tracy Wrend announced last week she is stepping down at the end of the school year “to explore other opportunities.”
The man who police say told them he started eight Stowe fires in the past two years, causing $1.5 million in damage, pleaded not guilty last week to eight counts of arson and was released back into the community.
For nearly two months after the 2020 election, Ronnie Thomas proudly flew a flag outside his Route 100 apartment building near the Stowe/Waterbury town line — supporting his preferred candidate, Donald Trump.
Last year was a good one to be in the business of selling Christmas trees. Up and down Vermont and across the country, people visited Christmas tree farms and stands in record numbers, particularly early in their selling season.
In 2008, Turtle Fur in Morristown started Project Warmth, a local initiative that donates cold weather accessories to those in need. Today, it’s a nationwide effort and the company donated 27,000 hats and accessories in 2020 across 30 states.
Pop quiz: What’s the most pressing issue facing lawmakers in the 2021 legislative session? Hint: It’s been the most pressing issue in the world for a year now.
Coronavirus: Local Business Operations
Explore Stowe-area businesses and events with modified operations as a result of COVID-19. Information courtesy of the Stowe Area Association.
"To our Lamoille County Neighbors: There will be plenty of information coming out over the next several weeks. We will specialize in providing information that pertains to our local businesses and services."
Vermont high school sports continue to take baby steps towards the winter season. On Friday, Jan. 15, Gov. Phil Scott said high school and recreational sports restrictions were being loosened a little bit.
I guess it was inevitable that one of my trivia questions would stir up a controversy. But I’ll get to that a little later in the column.
Winter, real winter — not some kind of winter based on the calendar — has returned and just in the nick of time.
John Fusco of Morristown, an award-winning screenwriter, film producer, novelist, singer-songwriter and musician, with more than 15 major movies and television shows to his credit, has received the 2020 Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts from the Vermont Arts Council.
Stowe Elementary School is compiling a list of children who will be entering kindergarten for the 2021-2022 school year.
Lamoille FiberNet Communications Union District has partnered with Lamoille North Supervisory Union and Lamoille South Unified Union School District to provide internet connectivity to students in need.
Join former Marlboro College professor Meg Mott for “Why Does the Electoral College Matter?” on Zoom, a Vermont Humanities Council presentation, Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m.
An icy Bingham Falls in Stowe shimmers in the winter light.
Families and local kids come out in force on Marshall Hill in Stowe village after northern Vermont gets a dump of snow. More snow is expected through the end of the week — plus a cold snap.
“Visual Memior #1, Sown, Sewn, Boomer Born, Midwest Bred (Infancy, Childhood),” Anne Cummings 2019.
Law enforcement maintains a presence at Sunday’s statehouse gathering.