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.
PEGTV, Rutland County’s public access television station, will be broadcasting the 55th annual Rutland City Halloween Parade live on cable channel 15 starting at approximately 6:45 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25.
Seventh Annual Spooktacular
Hay bales, festive games, and costumes will once again decorate the town green on Sunday, Oct. 26 for the seventh annual Middlebury Spooktacular. The green will be alive with music, dancing, costumes, and games for all ages. Festivities will kick off at 1 p.m. and will conclude with a children’s trick or treat parade along Main Street lead by the legendary Spooktacular witch.
The 16th Annual Scouting Salute to Veterans Parade will be hosted by the Town of Bristol on Nov. 1, starting at 11 a.m. downtown. Parade registration begins at 9 a.m. at Mt. Abraham Union High School. Facilitated by the American Legion, on behalf of the Green Mountain Council of the Boy Scouts of America, the parade is organized by the Scouts to honor local armed forces veterans and first responders.
Woodland hike is season's finale
The third and final guided tour exploring sections of the 1776 Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road takes place on Sunday, Oct. 12, at 1 p.m. at the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont. Enjoy the fall colors and learn about history, too.
Devil’s Bowl Speedway has rescheduled its inaugural “King of the Clay” event to Sunday, Oct. 5 due to a predicted washout on the original Saturday date. The event – which begins at 4 p.m. on Sunday – is the second round of the three-race “Battle at the Bowl” dirt track series and features a 50-lap, $5,000-to-win race for Big Block and Small Block Modifieds, plus Sportsman Modifieds, Renegades, Mini Stocks, and the Enduro Series championship finale.
Middlebury's Mary Hogan Elementary School is Addison County' bike capital this month.
Addison County is fertile ground for the growing sport of horseshoes in Vermont.
Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. and the Vermont Lake Monsters raised over $1,700 this summer at historic Centennial Field to support the New York-Penn League team's Share the Experience Program.
On Saturday morning, Sept. 13, a bear hound was shot by a perpetrator(s) using a cross bow. The Walker-type hound was shot three times; once in the head and two downward into the back near the spine.
Vermont State Police at New Haven have received multiple reports from victims of car break-ins at local hiking trailheads.
The weather was nearly perfect for the Annual Monkton Volunteer Fire Department Grass Drags, Mud Bog, & Sidewinder Harescramble Sept. 14.
Middlebury Speedi-Lube Service owner Damon Pelkey just restored his father’s 1947 Ford half-ton pickup and showcased the classic vehicle at the Better L8 Than Never Car Show at the Bristol Recreation Field Sept. 14. He was joined by classic vehicles owned by his father, brother and wife.
Better L8 Than Never Car Show
Middlebury Speedi Lube owner Damon Pelkey restored his father’s 1947 Ford half-ton pickup and will showcase the classic vehicle at the Better L8 Than Never Car Show in Bristol Sept. 14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
St. Albans, Vt., was far from the Civil War’s bloodletting in October 1864. When the nation’s interstate violence spilled into sleepy Vermont on the unsuspecting morning of Oct. 19, the Union sounded the alarm. The odd thing was that you couldn’t travel much farther north in the United States to distance yourself from the terrible fighting taking place in the southern states.