Fifth annual Cycle 4 CMT fundraiser targets rare disease, August 26

Walkers and cyclists will take to local country roads Aug. 26 for the 5th Annual Cycle 4 CMT fundraiser. The event is open to people of all ages and abilities, and proceeds support research for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, referred to as CMT, which is a progressive neurological disease that damages nerves to the arms and legs. Shelburne… Read More »

Summer in full bloom

Summer in full bloom

Sunflowers fill the field at Maple Hill Farm along Thomas Road and Spear Street in Shelburne. A friendly sign invites passersby to pick some to take home. Don’t forget the on-your-honor-box: $1 per stem.

Prevent ash borer infestation: Don’t move firewood for campsites

Motorists in the areas of Plainfield, Groton, Calais, Williamstown, Washington, and Barre may notice new flashing road signs reading “Don’t move ash firewood beyond this point.” The signs are part of an inter-agency partnership between the Agency of Transportation, the Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation and the Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets to… Read More »

Vermont walleye fishing season opens Saturday

Vermont walleye fishing season opens Saturday

The Vermont walleye fishing season opens Saturday and state Fish & Wildlife officials suggest particularly good chances for anglers. “We saw some really nice, trophy-size walleye during our recent survey work, which certainly brightens the outlook for the upcoming walleye season,” said Chet MacKenzie, fisheries biologist with Vermont Fish & Wildlife. Lake Champlain and its… Read More »

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