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North Country Hospital and VASA team up to teach ATV safety

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For kids who like to ride all terrain vehicles (ATVs), North Country Hospital will be hosting a free half-day classroom ATV training course sponsored by VASA (Vermont ATV Sportsman’s Association) on Saturday, March 24, from 9 a.m. to noon in the downstairs mee... More »

NEKCA names Jenna O’Farrell as executive director

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Ellen Stanley, president of the board of directors for the Northeast Kingdom Community Action agency (NEKCA), announced that Jenna O’Farrell will take over as executive director of NEKCA in July of 2018. She replaces Joe Patrissi who will retire in July after ... More »

Annual Taste of the Kingdom at Jay Peak on February 28

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The tenth annual Taste of the Kingdom, a fund-raising event held by Green Mountain Farm-to-School (GMFTS), will take place on Wednesday, February 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Jay Peak Resort’s Foeger Ballroom. Tickets are on sale now and are available for purchase ... More »

Conservation district to offer free NMP update class

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Farmers and local organizations are doing their part to improve water quality. With USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program grant funds, the Orleans, Caledonia, and Essex County natural resources conservation districts support small farmers in their eff... More »

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Jay Peak, Burke to go on the market in May

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By Anne Galloway and Alan J. Keays, VTDigger.org The ribbon was cut Wednesday afternoon on the last major development at Jay Peak, coming just a few months before the resort is expected to hit the market in search of a buyer. The 800-plus EB-5 investors who we... More »

NEKLS honored as a best workplace

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Northeast Kingdom Learning Services, Inc. (NEKLS) was recently named one of the “2018 Best Places to Work in Vermont” on a list compiled by Vermont Business Magazine, the Vermont Chamber of Commerce, the Vermont Department of Economic Development, the Vermont ... More »

Rodeo Roundup offers rootin’ tootin’ theater fun

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The MAC Center for the Arts, 158 Main Street, in partnership with ACT 1, the Northeast Kingdom’s premiere children’s theater academy, will host a half-day theater workshop for children aged five to eight. “Rodeo Roundup” will offer theater, learning, songs, an... 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 »

Scammers target PayPal accounts

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Scammers have found several ways to target people with PayPal accounts. Con artists have been e-mailing fake payment confirmations claiming to be from PayPal that contain links that, if clicked, allow them to install malicious malware. Phishing scams look like... More »