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.
Gymnasium bleachers are the site of — and play witness to — fond memories for the small towns they serve, from basketball games to graduations, concerts to Town Meeting Day.
A couple who moved to Stowe a little over a decade ago, after buying a nine-room bed and breakfast in the throes of the Great Recession, has been named the top business owners by Stowe Area Association.
Almost 40 young creatives sent in a variety of responses to our coloring page, asking what they were thankful for in this unusual, tumultuous year.
This Thanksgiving is unlike any other — and it’s safe to say the rest of the 2020 holiday season will be unique, too. We asked folks to share their favorite foods and drinks, for this time of year, and asked students to share what they’re most thankful for.
What are you thankful for? This full-page coloring contest entry will be available in November print issues of the five Vermont Community Newspaper Group publications.
Three local chambers are using a $30,000 grant to promote the best of Route 100. Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce, Stowe Area Association and Revitalizing Waterbury received $30,000 in Restart Vermont regional marketing and stimulus grants to promote the rugged, mountain corridor that links Stowe to the Mad River Valley.
Stowe’s inaugural Indigenous Peoples’ Day Rocks! event took place Sunday, featuring Chief Don Stevens, Abenaki drummers, Native American singers, authors, storytellers and more.
With support from Union Bank, the cycling community has come together to put on Ride for Justice on Saturday, Sept. 19. All proceeds benefit the Lamoille Restorative Center.
The dynamic rusty steed that used to stand aside Route 100 in Waterbury has been put out to pasture. Swooping in to replace it is a chrome-domed eagle, perched along one of the busiest stretches of highway in the state.
Stowe Free Library opens for walk-in service on Tuesday, Sept. 1. Walk-in hours, the number of individuals allowed into the building, and accessible areas of the library will be limited.
On Wednesday, August 26, Woman’s Equality Day and the centennial of 19th Amendment, members of the Vermont Suffrage Centennial Alliance will join local citizens throughout the state to commemorate guaranteeing women the vote.