Castleton State College and the Castleton Summer Concert Series on the Green series have formed a mutually beneficial partnership.
Vermont State Parks announces the annual opening of its summer operating season this weekend. The Memorial Day holiday, the unofficial beginning of summer, also marks the beginning of the prime season for all 52 state parks.
Monday, May 27
The annual Middlebury Memorial Day Parade will be held Monday, May 27, starting at 9 a.m. The parade route travels north on Main Street and concludes with a ceremony at the Soldiers Monument on Merchants Row immediately following the parade.
Okemo Mountain Resort commemorated Vermont Green Up Day May 16. Staff members donned blue latex gloves and, with trash bags in hand, scoured the Resort for litter.
Lifelike garden sculpture needs a name, home
A six-foot-tall, Bigfoot statue is making a special appearance at Garden Time in Rutland Town this month. And customers are loving it.
Major fixes to historic covered bridge in Charlotte
The historic circa-1849 Quinlan's Covered Bridge is getting a much needed facelift this spring and summer. The heavily traveled bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Notes from the North Woods
It certainly has been an interesting week to be in the woods.
They say the early bird gets the worm. It should read: “The early riser gets the bird,” and hopefully that bird’s a turkey, but for me, I think the “bird” is all I’m getting, so to speak!
Dozens of yard, garage sales around town
The New Haven Town-wide Sale will be held, Saturday, May 25, and Sunday, May 26. Lawn and garage sales will ne held throughout town between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
The Black River Academy Museum will open its summer season on Saturday, June 1st, with a 5K Fun Walk. Event organizer Sharon Combes-Farr said that the walk will start and finish at the museum, 14 High St., and will go down Dug Road, turn South on 103, go back through town via a stroll down Pleasant Street and then back up Main Street, returning to the museum. The route will be marked.
The Town of Hubbardton and the Lake Bomoseen Association have been awarded $9,900 in taxpayer funds through the Grant in Aid Funds from the State of Vermont for the Greeter Program, according to Bob Franzoni of the Lake Bomoseen Association.
South American plant is popular in Vermont gardens
Beverly Sabatini of Pinewood Gardens in Brandon tends to a hot house full of newly arrived colorful petunia plants.
2013 Hinesburg Big Truck Day & Children’s Festival
Something magical happens when you mix kids and fire trucks. The sense of wonder and big smiles are priceless—and that’s what makes the annual Hinesburg Big Truck Day and Children's Festival a fun time spent with the whole family.
Black River is one of Vermont's best trout streams
The Black River through Windsor County is one of the best trout streams in central Vermont. Last week, volunteers joined game officers of the Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife to stock the Black between Cavendish and Weathersfield.
Devil’s Bowl Speedway’s Bond Auto Parts Modifieds were part of a weekend-long celebration of stock car racing along Merchants Row in Rutland May 4-5.