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Nominations sought for 2018 tree steward awards

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Nominations for the 2018 Vermont Tree Stewards Awards will be accepted until March 30. The awards are sponsored by the Vermont Urban and Community Forestry Program, a partnership of University of Vermont Extension and the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks a... More »

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Fanfare brings classical music, and garden hoses, to Coventry

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The backboards at the Coventry Village School resonated with the opening bars of “Star Wars” as the VSO-affiliated brass trio, Fanfare, opened their SymphonyKids program there on January 26. The group’s instruments, including a trumpet, a French horn, a trombo... More »

Spaghetti dinner will benefit Special Olympics of Vermont

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The Orleans/Essex Special Olympics of Vermont will host its fourth annual spaghetti dinner on Saturday, February 17, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at American Legion Post #21, located at 160 Freeman Street in Newport. The meal will include the entrée (a vegetarian optio... More »

Seed swap on February 22 at the Greensboro Free Library

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As winter wears on, some people have visions of crisp green lettuce, rainbow stripes of tomatoes, the perfect tender bean, and exotic flowers dancing in their head. Before placing a seed order, come to the Seed Swap at the Greensboro Free Library on Thursday, ... More »

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Real estate tycoon Tony Pomerleau dies

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By Mark Johnson, VTDigger.org Real estate tycoon and philanthropist Antonio Pomerleau has died. The patriarch of the Pomerleau family passed away at the age of 100, his son, Ernie, announced Friday morning. The elder Pomerleau had been in recent poor health. T... More »

Fish and Wildlife to discuss baitfish regs at LRUHS

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The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is hosting several public discussion sessions on Vermont’s fishing regulations. Department officials are hoping to engage anglers in a discussion and gather public opinion on the state’s baitfish rules. Vermont’s most r... More »

Hill Farmstead named best brewery in the world

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Hill Farmstead Brewery has been named “Best Brewery in the World” for the year ending 2017, as well as Best Brewery in the United States and Vermont, by RateBeer, the world’s largest, most popular beer review and rating website. This is the fourth year in a ro... More »

Dailey library offers spring book discussion series

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The Dailey Memorial Library spring Vermont Humanities Council book discussion series is “America Across the Generations,” with scholar Rachael Cohen. This series explores juvenile fiction classics and invites participants of all ages to attend. Discussions wil... More »

Fish and Wildlife offers snow goose hunt permits

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Vermont’s spring snow goose hunt will be held from March 11 through April 27. Since 2009, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has annually issued a conservation order to allow the reduction of the population of migrating greater and lesser snow geese as well as... More »

NEK Audubon offers summer scholarships

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NEK Audubon is seeking scholarship applicants, ages ten to 15, to attend a one-week or two-week summer session at the Acadia Institute of Oceanography in Seal Harbor, Maine. Since its inception in 2009, The Airie Lindsay Scholarship Fund has provided 41 schola... More »