A new gondola-style connector lift is being planned for Stowe Mountain Resort’s Spruce Peak and Smugglers’ Notch Resort’s Sterling Mountain, documents provided by the resorts to the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources revealed.

Stowe isn’t going to be winning a Webby anytime soon, but a more modern update to the municipal website is on the town’s to-do list. It’s just going to cost almost three times as much as expected.

The Agency of Natural Resources will let Stowe Mountain Resort continue its paid parking program indefinitely after the resort provided the state with data asserting its positive effects on traffic during the 2022-2023 ski season.

Stowe officials are pondering whether to go from simply saying all people are welcome, like nearly half the towns in the state have done, to dedicating long hours putting words to action, like roughly a dozen towns have done.

Parked out in front of the public safety building Saturday during a recent open house recruitment driver were the newest tools in the fire department and EMS toolbox: the new fire engine and new ambulance.

The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department and the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board are accepting public comment and will hold three public hearings on new proposed regulations for trapping and for hunting coyotes with dogs.

Monday, May 29, is Memorial Day, and as many have surely seen U.S. flags popping out of the earth alongside wildflowers, a sure sign that parades, barbecues and other events celebrating and honoring the country’s war dead are just around the corner.

Stowe swimmers Charlotte Brynn and Paula Yankauskas brought home several medals in the 2.4 mile and the premier Golden Mile races in the open water swim event in Lake Cane in Orlando May 20.

Citius. Altius. Fortius. Maximus? The Peoples Academy/Stowe track and field team is so large this year that it takes multiple buses to truck all the athletes to meets.

The Vermont Chamber of Commerce is hosting a reception for the state’s business leaders to honor the career of Sen. Patrick Leahy on Thursday, June 8, 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the University of Vermont’s Dudley H. Davis Center.

The lineup for Wednesday Night Live at Oxbow Riverfront Park has been announced, from performances from the local dance academies to a River Arts free art tent.

Stowe Land Trust offers a variety of programs for the upcoming summer, from a trail volunteer workday at Kirchner Woods to a celebration for its volunteers.

Joe and Mallory (Hebert) Caforia of Williston welcomed their daughter, Harper Madeleine, on May 5, 2023, at University of Vermont Medical Center.

Throwback Thursday

Lamoille North Supervisory Union Proposed Site Plan - Option 9D (Draft for Review).

Ariana Keene winds up and prepares to let the discus fly.

Morristown firefighters tackle the blaze that killed Roger Haselton, who owned the Brooklyn Street home, locally know as the “pallet palace.”

Sawyer Beck and Ivan Buczek talk track on the oval at Peoples Academy during a recent practice.

Voting is open for the annual 4393 Awards, a reader survey sponsored by the Stowe Reporter and News & Citizen to honor the best in our area. Readers helped shape the survey in May by nominating their favorites in each category. Voting is open through June 23. ONE VOTE PER EMAIL ADDRESS. Winners will be announced this summer.

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