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Orleans Fair maple contest winners


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 »

New exhibit opens at the Highland Center for the Arts


A new exhibit called, “The Book of Changes: Symbolic Landscapes of the I Ching,” will be on view at the Highland Center for the Arts in Greensboro from December 2 through January 26. The center will host an opening reception on Tuesday, December 5, from 4 to 6... More »

Christmas luncheon in Greensboro on December 2


The holidays are a time for cherished traditions and festive occasions, one of which is the annual ladies’ Christmas luncheon, which will take place Saturday, December 2, at noon, at the Greensboro Country Club. This event, hosted by the ladies of the church, ... More »