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Nature photography on display at Craftsbury care center


Warren Walker, Cabot nature photographer, is exhibiting his work at the Craftsbury Community Care Center during March. Mr. Walker will attend an artist reception on Friday, March 16, at 4 p.m., at the care center. He is a sixth-generation Vermonter raised on a... More »

Let’s Go Fishing program seeks instructors


The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is seeking volunteers who would like to become Let’s Go Fishing instructors so they can pass on the fishing tradition to Vermonters both young and old. The department will be hosting a one-day training workshop for new ... More »

Conservation district releases online RAP quiz


The Orleans County Natural Resources Conservation District (OCNRCD) has released a new online educational tool for Vermont farmers and service providers. Sarah Damsell, district manager for OCNRCD, received a grant from Vermont’s Clean Water Fund to support th... More »

Sugarhouse tours statewide for Maple Open House Weekend


Maple Open House Weekend brings an estimated 30,000 visitors to tour Vermont sugarhouses and meet the sugar makers responsible for leading the nation in maple syrup production (nearly 1.8 million gallons averaged over the past three seasons). The weekend celeb... More »

Holland community meal on March 12


The Holland Community Church will hold its monthly community meal on Monday, March 12, at the church’s new fellowship hall. The meal will begin at noon. Menu for this month is boiled dinner with kielbasa, and chocolate pudding with whipped cream for dessert. E... More »

Barton Area Senior Services, Inc. (BASSI) March menu


Thursday, March 1 — Chicken and biscuits, mashed potatoes, mixed veggies, and strawberry shortcake. Tuesday, March 6 — Chipped beef with gravy over mashed potatoes, broccoli, bread, and carrot cake. Thursday, March 8 — Spaghetti with meatballs, tossed salad, g... More »

North Country FBLA holds successful blood drive


North Country Union High School’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter hosted its first blood drive through the Red Cross on February 19. Over 50 people attended the closed drive. The group’s goal for the drive was to donate 30 pints of blood, and... More »

VCLF offering “building bright futures” grants


The Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF) is now accepting applications for Building Bright Spaces for Bright Futures (BBSFBF) 2018 grants. The fund was created in 2002 by the Vermont legislature to increase the quantity and quality of child care and early educat... More »

Lake Region student heads to Poetry Out Loud competition


Lake Region Union High School student Benjamin Pellizzari is among four students from the Northeast Kingdom who will travel to the Barre Opera House on March 8 to compete in the 2018 Vermont Poetry Out Loud State Competition. These young people will be among s... More »