June 2018

All posts published in June 2018

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Obituaries July 3, 2018


Della Sanborn Gray Della Sanborn Gray, 93, of Winter Haven, Florida, died on October 1, 2017. Mrs. Gray was born on February 9, 1925, in East Charleston to Charles and Ethel (Kettel) Sanborn. She was a lifetime resident of Holland and Morgan until retiring to ... More »

Vermont Food Venture Center hits milestones


In 2018, the Vermont Food Venture Center (VFVC) in Hardwick reached its seventh year of operations. The 15,000 square-foot farm and food business incubator was launched through a collaborative effort between the Center for an Agricultural Economy and the North... More »

Craftsbury Chamber Players 2018 season


The Craftsbury Chamber Players will present six weekly concerts in Hardwick and Burlington, as well as mini-concerts for children, the Craftsbury Chamber Players continue to offer an engaging musical journey. The 2018 season offers a wide range of repertoire, ... More »

Employers see unemployment insurance tax relief


The Vermont Department of Labor has made changes to the Unemployment Insurance (UI) program starting July 1, that will ultimately reduce the cost of UI taxes for employers for the second year in a row. Nearly 22,200 employers remit state unemployment taxes to ... More »

Carnival at Newport centennial parade


A large costume performance street art, as seen at world staged carnivals will be happening at Newport’s centennial parade on Saturday, June 30. All costumes are carried by the masqueraders –– adding brilliant and colorful vibrations to the sunny summer. See t... More »

Jones Memorial to host storyteller Jim Barton


The Spark! Connecting Community grant from the Vermont Community Foundation was awarded to the Jones Memorial Library in Orleans for the summer reading program. The Listen, Read, Share! story hour with Jim Barton will be held on Mondays, July 2, July 16, July ... More »

Family bike events at Newport centennial


A bike path tour is coming to Newport for the centennial celebration on Sunday, July 1, at 10 a.m. For beginners and all ages, the Bike Path Tour will be an exciting, fun, adventure riding groomed and paved bike paths, from the downtown Newport’s Farmer’s Mark... More »

In Search of Memphre


Seven swimmers are joining In Search of Memphre on Tuesday, July 17, for the international 25-mile cross-border swim between Newport and Magog, Quebec, on Lake Memphremagog.  This year’s swim is dedicated to the Asylum Seekers.  As part of that dedication, the... More »

Vermont bear tooth rule requirements enforced


A new rule passed in 2017 by the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Board requires hunters to collect and submit a pre-molar bear tooth within 48 hours of shooting a bear. The submission must be to a game warden or other department official. The mandatory collection, c... More »

Vermont State Parks launches Happy Campers program


Vermont State Parks is launching the First Time Happy Campers Program at five parks during the months of July and August. Created in partnership with the Outdoor Gear Exchange, this program provides free camping for new campers, whose names will be chosen at r... More »

Northeast Kingdom Creative Economy plan


The Vermont Creative Network, in conjunction with the Vermont Arts Council and an advisory committee comprising Northeast Kingdom (NEK) arts and community leaders, is developing a creative economy action plan for the three-county region. Supported by grants fr... More »