The U.S. House Agriculture Committee approved a Farm Bill last week on a bipartisan vote of 36-10. The bill is expected to be debated by the full House of Representatives this summer.
Monday, May 27
The annual Middlebury Memorial Day Parade will be held Monday, May 27, starting at 9 a.m. The parade route travels north on Main Street and concludes with a ceremony at the Soldiers Monument on Merchants Row immediately following the parade.
North Ferrisburgh United Methodist Church sent nine members on a recent mission tTrip to North Carolina. Chase Atkins, Clare Conner, Peter and Laurie Curler, Diane and Amanda Cousino, George and Linda Lucia, Pastor Rev. Kim Hornung-Marcy and Ted Marcy all drove to the site.
Thirteen-year-old Annie Jackson, a student at Vergennes Union High School, has an interest in dogs and law enforcement. Like many teens with developing career interests, she wants to know as much about her passions as she possibly can.
Okemo Mountain Resort commemorated Vermont Green Up Day May 16. Staff members donned blue latex gloves and, with trash bags in hand, scoured the Resort for litter.
Two Rutland-area insurance agencies merged recently.
All of the excitement of the Taste of Home Cooking School is coming to the Employees Mutual Association in Ticonderoga on Saturday, June 1.
Commuting customers of the Jolley Convenience Store, located on Route 116 in Hinesburg, are enjoying the place’s expanded beverage service.
Bud Smith turns a coffee hobby into a local business
Bud Smith has always had a taste for coffee. His long-percolating passion for all things relating to the evergreen coffea bush took off with the dawning of the new millenium.
You’re never too old to adopt a superhero as your very own. My guy has always been Zorro, the fictional character of books, movies, and television, created by Johnston McCulley back in 1919.
Lifelike garden sculpture needs a name, home
A six-foot-tall, Bigfoot statue is making a special appearance at Garden Time in Rutland Town this month. And customers are loving it.
Major fixes to historic covered bridge in Charlotte
The historic circa-1849 Quinlan's Covered Bridge is getting a much needed facelift this spring and summer. The heavily traveled bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) is holding a yard sale to raise money for the homeless animals.
AT&T New England officials said they are educating drivers across the region about the dangers of texting while driving, and urging them to take the “Txting & Drving: It Can Wait” pledge never to text and drive.
23rd Annual Rutland Dismas House Dinner-Auction, June 9
You don’t hear much about the lives of Vermont college professors after hours, but if Castleton College Professor Lillian Jackson is any indication, faculty members are working their magic in the community behind the scenes, too.
Employees may ask what coworkers are paid
Gov. Peter Shumlin (D) will sign into law a bill May 14 strengthening protections for Vermont workers around a number of issues, most notably equal pay.
The Middlebury Rotary Club is launching its Flag Raising Project to promote patriotism and raise funds for charitable use in our community.
On May 13, at 9:43 a.m., troopers from the Vermont State Police Rutland Barracks and Rutland Town Fire Department were dispatched to a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Route 7 in Rutland Town at the intersection of Cold River Road.
Dozens of yard, garage sales around town
The New Haven Town-wide Sale will be held, Saturday, May 25, and Sunday, May 26. Lawn and garage sales will ne held throughout town between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.