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New book features wild tales from Vermont’s leafy outback

If you think only guys love the wilds of Vermont, it’s time to get with the program. Some of Vermont’s best up-and-coming sportsmen are women.

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Five generations of the Beach family recognized as innkeepers

Addison County’s First Family of innkeepers received long overdue recognition recently. Members of the Beach family, owners and operators of the Basin Harbor Club along Lake Champlain, were recognized recently by the membership of NEIRA, the New England Inns and Resorts Association.

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Black Friday: Why to shop, buy local

As consumers flood big brand retailers searching for Black Friday deals, many local businesses remind shoppers to shop locally. Why? Remember you help the local community and there are many great deals to be found right here in your own backyard.

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Don't be alone this Thanksgiving: Enjoy a free meal, new friends at Middlebury VFW

There will be a free community dinner, Thanksgiving Day, at the VFW in Middlebury, between noon- 3 p.m.

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Freedom as the school district solution

Ethan Allen Institute Report

The ranks of people opposed to the controversial school consolidation act (Act 46) are growing.

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Rutland community, MSJ to hold court for ex-athlete Lenny Burke

There are moments when, much like a classic Doc Edgerton stroboscope freeze-frame image, our lives are suspended in space-time’s eternal now; a moment when everything we know and love hangs in a balance of possible futures.

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Student assessment costly, seen as threat to self-esteem

Vermont Watchdog Report

This year’s Smarter Balanced Assessment test, which showed about half of Vermont students are proficient in math and English, cost taxpayers $3.3 million and may be a threat to self-esteem.

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Congratulations! VUHS 1st Quarter Honor Roll 2015-16

Vergennes Union High School

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Vermont: Labor market weak

Vermont Watchdog Report

Despite a recent upbeat national jobs report, Vermont’s state economist says the jobs market faces significant headwinds in the Green Mountain State.

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CCV partners with G.E. Aviation and Adecco on tech training

High-tech jobs in Vermont

Community College of Vermont (CCV) is partnering with GE Aviation and Adecco Staffing USA, part of the world's largest recruitment and workforce solutions provider, to offer a Certified Production Technician (CPT) course in Rutland, which began last week.

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Local Thanksgiving dinner is free, for everyone

There will be a free community dinner, Thanksgiving Day, at the VFW in Middlebury, between noon-3 p.m. The dinner is none other than Don’s Annual Thanksgiving Dinner, made possible with lots of help from the community.

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Rutland third-graders receive new dictionaries

For nearly a quarter of a century, Rutland South Rotary Club members have made the English language a priority. Every year members raise funds to purchase new dictionaries for Rutland-area elementary school students.

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Vermont near bottom of the list when it comes to tax competitiveness

A new report places Vermont near the bottom of the list of 50 states when comes to tax competitiveness. The report is not good news for the state’s Democrats which have been battling outside perceptions of the Green Mountain State as being unfriendly to business.

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Police officer returns to active duty

Burlington Police Cpl. Ethan Thibault returned to work at the Burlington Police Department nearly three weeks ago after being placed on administrative leave. Thibault, who joined the department more than a decade ago, was arrested by the Vermont State Police in September, charged with domestic assault. The charges stem from reports that Thibault, a resident of Hinesburg, assaulted his then-girlfriend, Whitney Dubie.