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.
With the chairlifts and gondola running at full capacity, cafeterias and bars back to slinging burgers and beers, and masks optional while playing in the snow, things will be pretty much back to normal at Stowe Mountain Resort this ski season.
As the Dec. 7 referendum on whether Elmore will join neighboring Stowe in emancipating itself from the Lamoille South Unified Union School District approaches, coalitions are beginning to take shape on either side of the vote.
A Stowe man, who federal authorities say was caught with about 272 pounds of marijuana near the U.S.-Canadian border, has avoided going to federal prison for his part in an illegal drug smuggling operation in the Northeast Kingdom.
Backcountry rescue teams from Waterbury and Stowe, assisted by three other rescue teams, brought a 31-year-old injured hiker off White Rocks Trail on Hunger Mountain in Middlesex Saturday night, Nov. 20.