Lifestyle & Entertainment


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Chili Fest lures thousands to Middlebury

The Seventh Annual Vermont Chili Festival was held March 14, a week later than last year’s festival.

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Being Rusty DeWees

Interview conclusion

Read the complete interview with Rusty DeWees in the spring free issue of North Country Living Magazine in local stores the week of April 5.

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Allen-Webb engagement

Brian and Cathy Allen of Felton, Del., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kylie May Elizabeth, to Travis Wilham Webb, son of William and Ruth Webb of Hartley, Del.

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In search of the North Country’s Sasquatch

An update on Bigfoot sightings in Vermont and New York

Right now, a group of dedicated, amateur researchers are searching the northern woods of New York and Vermont for signs of a strange creature long thought to be extinct—known in folklore as Bigfoot or Sasquatch.

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Vermont Sampler: The simple realism of Grandma Moses

Many famous men and women have walked the landscape of the Green Mountain State since its founding in the 18th century.

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Helwig-Laughlin engagement

Jeffrey and Robin Helwig of Plattsburgh, N.Y. announced the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Elizabeth, to Maxwell Tillinghast Laughlin, son of Trevor and Zaidee Laughlin, also of Plattsburgh.

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Kenneth Maurice: Revealing heaven and earth in stone

Native Vermont sculptor Kenneth Maurice, owner of Vermont Stone Sculpturing, Inc., has a rare talent—a gift of transforming inert stone into magnificent works of art. From religious statues, outdoor fountains and sculpted figurines to war memorials, family busts and pet memorials, this master has revealed the human heart and soul in stone.

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St. Patrick's Day: Middlebury to celebrate wearin' the green

On Sunday, March 15, at 4 p.m., a special St. Patrick’s Day celebration at Middlebury College’s Wilson Hall McCullough Social Space will feature music and dance, of Ireland and Appalachia.

Theater to continue “Live in HD” series

Officials of the Paramount Theatre in downtown Rutland announced the third “Live in HD” programming initiative.

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The end of "Miller Time"

Radio listeners to WVMT 620 AM in Burlington woke up to learn that "The Dennis Miller Show" is off the air.

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From the Editor: Live long and prosper

For those of us who grew up as fans of television’s original “Star Trek” during the 1960s, the news last month of 83-year-old actor Leonard Nimoy’s death struck an especially sad note.

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Being Rusty DeWees

An interview—part 1 of 2

Meet Rusty DeWees—better known to area residents as the Logger.

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Hands-to-Honduras: Shelburne group aids the smallest

Parents of newborn babies are accustomed to tiny hats landing on the heads of their new prodigy, but in a poor nation struggling to provide basic items that help with survival, those small comfort items can go unnoticed.

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New face in local news

PEGTV Channel 15

PEGTV of Rutland County welcomed Amber Dumas to its staff as a field producer for its popular “Access” news magazine television show on PEGTV’s Channel 15.

Living Expo will offer exhibits, workshops, more

The Addison County Relocalization Network (ACORN) and the Acorn Renewable Energy Co-op will present the 2015 Sustainable Living Expo on Saturday, April 11 at Middlebury Union High School (MUHS), from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.