During her thirty-eighth voyage, the Charles W. Morgan visited the National Historical Park at the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston, Mass., on July 18-20.
A piece of contemporary outdoor sculpture is shaking things up in the Sheldon Museum’s period garden in downtown Middlebury this season.
Local residents can be proud that the annual Addison County Fair & Field Days Hand Mowing Contest is the oldest in the nation, and undoubtedly the most famous.
Vermont auctioneer John Nopp ran the show at the Orwell Volunteer Fire Department’s recent fund-raising auction. The event was held on the village green and the gazebo was the focus of the day’s activities. This summer’s outdoor event helped support the efforts of Orwell’s small volunteer force of skilled fire and rescue personnel.
On Sunday, July 27, at 1 p.m., a Hubbardton resident from the late 1700s comes to life to guide a tour to and around the East Hubbardton Cemetery.
On Sunday, July 27, at 1 p.m. the public will have a unique opportunity to explore the history and views from the new Lake Champlain Bridge during the first of three guided walks. The activities are jointly presented offered by the Chimney Point State Historic Site in Vermont and Crown Point State Historic Site New York. Site managers Tom Hughes and Elsa Gilbertson will lead the unusual walking tour.
Pond Hill Pro Rodeo Co. in Castleton kicked off its 44th year of producing one of New England’s best and most colorful, summer-long professional rodeo event. The 2014 rodeo season east of the Rockies got underway on the last weekend of June and the Eagle was on hand at Vermont’s sole venue to document the all-American thrill sport.
The 21st Annual Three Day Stampede Toward the Cure for Cystic Fibrosis will be held July 25-27. According to Stampede organizers, this year is shaping up to be a year of record breaking yard sale donations.
Boy Scouts from Troop 536 helped plant six Maple Trees in Middlebury and East Middlebury on June 7.
Pond Hill Pro Rodeo Co. in Castleton kicked off its 44th year of producing one of New England’s best and most colorful, summer-long professional rodeo event.
Vermont’s recently created Shoreland Protection Act WENT into effect July 1. In May, the Vermont General Assembly passed shoreland protection legislation that applies to activities within 250 feet of a lake or pond’s mean water level for all lakes and ponds greater than 10 acres in surface area.
The Northeastern New York Committee welcomed 15 New York City children when they arrived in Vergennes June 30.
Brandon's Independence Day Weekend Celebration kicks off Friday, July 4, at 5 p.m., with the Great Brandon Street Dance under the stars.
Vermont offers endless naturally beautiful and pristine settings to take a plunge into a cool lake, relax below a waterfall on a quiet stretch of river, or splish-splash in a pond. Swimming is healthy summertime fun for all ages, but it’s important to know water conditions before you go.
Since tractor pulling is a lot more exciting than watching corn grow, it might explain its rising popularity among rural folks. Pull events are a great place for friendly competition, socializing, and lots of bragging rights.