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Shadow Lake clean water week July 29 to August 4


In honor of the statewide Clean Water Week celebration of all Vermont water bodies and the tremendous effort of communities, individuals, businesses, and organizations working to protect and restore clean water, the Shadow Lake Association (SLA) is participati... More »

Sex offender discussion in Newport


Fulfilling its mandate to provide safety and educational events in the community, the Orleans County Restorative Justice Center will hold a community education event about sex offenders in Vermont. Gary Marvel, field operations manager for the Vermont Departme... More »

Pasture resiliency field day August 9


Heavy rains, more runoff, and rising temperatures increase plant stress and limit productivity. Learn about adaptation strategies for these climate impacts at an interactive field day focused on pasture resiliency, coordinated by the Orleans County Conservatio... More »

Musical workshop for children at Greensboro library


Join the Greensboro Free Library to explore the magic of instruments, as Josh Gould of Walden will bring many different instruments to demonstrate. The children will be able to play the instruments themselves and listen to the different sounds they make. This ... More »

Hydro seed grant received


The towns of Derby, Morgan, and Brownington recently received a $24,390 Ecosystem Restoration Grant through the state of Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation’s Clean Water Initiative Program. The grant funds will be used to purchase a hydro seeder ... More »

Lake Region senior meals August menu


Below is the Lake Region Senior Center in Orleans August menu and schedule of activities. Wednesday, August 1 –– Hamburgers, potato salad, and banana cake. Friday, August 3 –– Chicken Alfredo with broccoli, garlic bread, salad, and blueberry cheesecake. Wednes... More »

Wednesday at Westmore


The hills are alive with the sound of music and laughter in this all-ages puppet production. “That’s What I Call Sweet Music” follows the troubles and travails of puppetry’s favorite loudmouth, Mr. Punch, as he sings his way through trouble, adventure, and tri... More »

Sterling College completes 60 for 60 fund-raising challenge


In May of 2018, Sterling College challenged its alumni and friends to honor Sterling’s sixtieth year anniversary with a gift of $60, and set a goal to raise $120,000 by June 30. The college is pleased to announce that the challenge has been met with a total of... More »

Burt Porter sings at Bread and Puppet


Poets Burt Porter and Lindsay Knowlton will present a poetry reading on Sunday, August 5 at 5:45 p.m. at Bread and Puppet in Glover, after the Grasshopper Rebellion Circus and Pageant, in the Paper Maché Cathedral behind the Bread and Puppet Museum. Mr. Porter... More »

Deadline approaching for working capital loans


The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and most private nonprofit organizations that Tuesday, August 21, is the filing deadline for federal economic ... More »

Craftsbury Community Care Center cookout and fund-raiser


The Craftsbury Community Care Center will hold its annual cookout and auction fund-raiser on Saturday, July 28, at the care center at 1784 East Craftsbury Road.  The auction will feature sports memorabilia with letters of authentication from the New England Pa... More »

Clan of the Hawk gathering August 4


The twenty-ninth annual Clan of the Hawk gathering will be held on Saturday, August 4, on the clan’s special grounds. This year the gathering will be a one-day affair, Saturday only. The day will be filled with activities. First Light Drum Circle will be there... More »