John Lent to speak in Vergennes
On March 21, at 7 p.m., Bixby Memorial Free Library in Vergennes will host local marathoner John Lent as he presents stories of runners who participated in marathons held in Antarctica and South America.
The Better Middlebury Partnership pulled off another hat trick last weekend with its Sixth Annual Vermont Chili Festival.
Deep within the shade of little "Fern Canyon"—technically called a boulder field, not a canyon—a blast of cold air awaits you. As you scramble up the rocky defile, located off Goat Farm Road in Pittsford, Vt., you will notice a rapid drop in the surrounding air temperature.
Killington, Vt., is the quintessential Ski Town, U.S.A.
Vermont comes alive in the spring and the best views of the doubly verdant Green Mountain State—with an emphasis on the green—is from the sky. And the best place to be in the sky above Vermont is in a sailplane.
Great Benson Fishing Derby
There was lots of fun last weekend at the Great Benson Fishing Derby.
Aloha! Here’s your opportunity to get out of the snow, dream about an island getaway, and support area hospice services. In its seventh year, the Hawaiian Vacation Raffle in support of hospice services will draw the winning ticket on Saturday, March 22, at a festive island themed reception.
The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources is seeking public input for the update of the long-range management plan for Mt. Philo State Park in Charlotte.
The Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton will be hosting the Romance Half Marathon and Tour Feb. 16 to benefit the Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum. Rikert’s expansive trail network mirrors trails walked by Robert Frost, and link in with Vermont’s expansive Catamount Trail network.
The Vermont Gran Fondo is the Green Mountain state’s first stand-alone fondo-style cycling event. The inaugural ride will be held on Saturday, June 14, with the start and finish at the Middlebury College Snow Bowl located in Hancock, Vermont.
Two Olympic athletes who got their start in Vermont—at Okemo and Okemo Mountain School—will get a lot of cheers this week.
On Wednesday, Feb 5, children in Middlebury will walk to school or walk while at school for daily physical activity...
Feb. 1 racing gala in Rutland
Local stock car racers will be celebrated for their high-speed achievements on Saturday, Feb. 1 at the Devil’s Bowl Speedway Banquet of Champions. The annual awards gala will be held at the Holiday Inn Rutland-Killington in Rutland honoring champions and top award winners from ASCAR Whelen All-American Series and other divisions.
New Market Press, publisher of the Eagle, welcomes hundreds of new readers in the Bristol area starting with the Feb. 1 newsprint edition.
The U.S. Association of Blind Athletes, in partnership with Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports, will host the seventh annual Winter Ski Festival at Pico Mountain in Killington, from Feb. 7-10. The event is the largest annual gathering in the United States of skiers who are blind and visually impaired.