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Vermont Beardies are back!

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Wheels for Wishes Fourth Annual Vermont Beardies Pits Furry Fundraisers Against Each Other to Benefit Make-A-Wish Vermont Burlington, VT – A full beard is almost as Vermonty as pure maple syrup, and in this case, it’s just as sweet. For the fourth year in a ro... More »

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Is your Smart TV watching you?

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If your TV is smart, very possibly. Let’s take a look at the way your smart TV records your viewing habits and very quietly makes money off them. ACR: Everything is connected  We wouldn’t have a properly dystopian situation on our hands without a nice little a... More »

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Orleans Fair maple contest winners

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Here are results from this year’s maple contest and sugarhouse competition at the Orleans County Fair. There were 66 entries in eight classes. The best of class and best of show for maple syrup entries were: Golden delicate — The Patenaude’s Sweet Meadow Maple... 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 »

Burke celebrates the holidays on December 10

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A visit from Santa is just one event in a full day of holiday festivities scheduled throughout the town of Burke on Sunday, December 10. It starts off with Santa’s annual pilgrimage to Mike’s Gas in West Burke from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Santa will have gifts for a... More »

Charleston students get hands-on ecological instruction

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On September 26, fifth- and sixth-graders from Charleston Elementary School visited Echo Lake to celebrate the conclusion of the hands-on ecological program run by Siskin Ecological Adventure during the 2016-2017 school year. Siskin Ecological Adventures is a ... More »

Skida gear sale will benefit Craftsbury library

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Skida Headwear is partnering with the Craftsbury Public Library for a holiday sale. During the Craftsbury Holiday Market, the library will have a booth selling Skida hats and headwear, with the retail profit from each sale going directly to the library. “We ar... More »

The Music Box hosts a benefit concert for Puerto Rico

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The Music Box at 147 Creek Road in Craftsbury will host a concert to re-grow Puerto Rico on Friday, December 1, at 7:30 p.m. All funds raised will benefit agriculture and artists in Puerto Rico. The concert will feature music from Randy Bulpin and Rik Barron, ... More »

Fish and Wildlife Department to host moose meeting

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The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department will hold a public informational meeting about Vermont’s moose on Wednesday, December 13, at the NorthWoods Stewardship Center, 154 Leadership Drive, in West Charleston. “We are holding the meetings on the status of Ver... More »

Brownington 12-year-old to be in Spectacular Spectacular

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Zoey Copp, 12, of Brownington, recently attended an audition in South Burlington where she won a spot in the live performance of Spectacular Spectacular to be held on December 9 at the Higher Ground ballroom. The event is sponsored by Kids VT magazine. Zoey wi... More »

Goodrich to hold thirteenth annual Christmas celebration

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The Goodrich library is at its best during this time of year. Every room is ablaze with seasonal splendor in the form of decorated Christmas trees, wreaths, and garlands. Seasonal books, DVDs, CDs, and magazines abound. The display cases on the third floor are... More »

Tree of Lights fund-raiser returns to CNB

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The Tree of Lights will again adorn the front of Community National Bank (CNB) at the Derby branch office. As it has for over ten years, it will be illuminated with colorful lights, each representing a loved one remembered. The Tree of Lights is an annual bene... More »