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.
On Nov. 16, Vermont State Police in Royalton were notified of an overdue deer hunter in Rochester, Vt. The hunter was identified as Charles Emerson of Essex, Vt. Emerson is 86 years old and was hunting alone along Bingo Road in Rochester.
Cycle Addison County, organizers of the Vermont Gran Fondo, kicked off a partnership with Local Motion’s Bike Smart program.
The Converse Bay Fishing Access Area on Lake Champlain reopened after going through renovation work. The site is located within the Town of Charlotte.
Vermont sled dog adventurer and geologist Rob Farley and his family take their Siberian husky team for a practice dash along Texas Hill Road in Hinesburg Oct. 4.
The Addison County Chamber of Commerce and the Bristol Recreation Department hosted the 2015 Bristol Harvest Festival and the Better L8 Than Never Car Show Sept. 29.
The vintage year 1958 was a very good one for General Motors and its first generation Chevrolet Corvette sports car, the so-called C1 edition.
The Tour de Farms is one of Vermont’s oldest cycling farm tours and is set in Addison County’s rolling farmlands – voted New England’s best biking by Yankee Magazine.
On Sept. 14, Middlebury Select Board members Laura Asermily and Susan Shashok reported their meeting between Police Chief Thomas Hanley and local biking enthusiasts to discuss proposed revisions to the Middlebury Ordinance for the Regulation of Bicycles and Skateboards.
The Boyer family of Monkton report an excellent apple harvest rivaling the 2013 season.
Vermont’s community of amateur astronomers is hoping for fair weather on Sunday, Sept. 27, as members prepare for a unique full harvest Moon lunar eclipse. Leading the charge to inspire interest in the eclipse and the hobby of backyard astronomy is the Green Mountain Alliance of Amateur Astronomers.
High-price fishing gear stolen from locked, parked car
Thefts in the Town of Chittenden—especially from parked motor vehicles at Chittenden Reservoir and Leffert’s Pond—have been on the rise during the summer months of 2015.
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Rutland City officials approved a “complete streets” configuration for Dorr Drive that significantly narrows car lanes and encourages cyclists and pedestrians to share the road with automobiles. The decision comes with Vermont’s fourth cyclist traffic death of the year last week.
This year’s Vermont State Fair in Rutland, which wrapped up Sept. 12, marked a smaller fair than seen in recent years. But as the fair began to emerge from its recent troubled finances, 2015 was seen as a rebuilding year with the hope of bigger, better fairs in the years ahead.
Chittenden Reservoir Day, the annual cleanup and celebration of the 750-acre hydroelectric and recreational facility owned by Green Mountain Power in Chittenden, will be held Oct. 3 at the dam.