Jamaica State Park may be the oldest campground in Vermont—literally. It’s a campground that has been hosting native Vermonters for more than 6,000 years.
For private landowners in Addison and Rutland counties wondering since 2013 about news about the State of Vermont’s plans for woodland harvesting guidelines, the wait is over.
The snowy world of sled dogs will be explored in a program this month sponsored by the One World Library Project in Bristol. Addison resident Ed Blechner, who has been mushing dogs for forty years throughout the Northeast and Eastern Canada, will present “Dogsledding in Labrador” on Thursday, Jan. 15, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Lawrence Memorial Library in Bristol.
On Dec. 22, at approximately 6:43 p.m., the Vermont State Police received a call reporting an overdue skier. The skier was identified as Lyndon Mann of Royalton. It was not initially known by friends where Mann went skiing.
You can enjoy an old-fashioned miniature Christmas village display at the historic town hall in Warren, N.H., just across the Vermont stateline.
Angler John Fuller of J.D. Fuller Plumbing & Heating in Middlebury, proudly displays a trout he pulled out of chilly Lake Champlain recently.
A significant upgrade at the Ed Weed Fish Culture Station in Grand Isle is expected to pay dividends for the health of the salmon population in Lake Champlain.
Vermont has its own Rod Serling’s “Night Gallery” of ghost ski resorts.
Addison County Treasures Series
The best things in life are not only free, but they are often right in front us—in our own backyards, so to speak. In the case of historic downtown Middlebury,
Members of the GFWC Orwell Fortnightly Club placed wreaths around the village of Orwell during the week.
If you’ve ever been told that you cannot do something, but you refuse to give up on your dream, you have something in common with ski instructor and motivational speaker Chalky White. White is no stranger to Vermont skiers.
Prospecting garnets in Vermont & New York
Last summer, I toured a fascinating exhibit of beautiful North Country garnet gemstones on display at the New York State Museum in Albany. The museum isn’t just a place to gawk at New York garnets; the exhibit also includes exceptional garnets that are found on both sides of Lake Champlain.
The wreck of the “O.J. Walker”
Most folks think of the deep oceans when it comes to history’s most memorable shipwrecks, but inland Lake Champlain turns out to be one of the nation’s most unexpected maritime archeological treasures when it comes to antique wrecks—there are over 300 vessels lost in the cold, murky depths of the northeast's biggest lake.
Vermont PBS’s venerable outdoor program, Outdoor Journal, will go live during the heart of deer season with a program celebrating another venerable Vermont institution: deer season.
On Thursday, Nov. 13, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., the students of the Aurora Middle School will be giving the first tours of the nature trail and outdoor classroom that they have designed.