Steve Parren: 30 years protecting Vermont wildlife

Steve Parren: 30 years protecting Vermont wildlife

By PHYL NEWBECK This fall, Steve Parren received the GMP-Zetterstrom Environmental Award for his work on behalf of Vermont’s endangered wildlife. Parren is the Wildlife Diversity Program Manager at the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department, working out of its Essex Junction office. He was recognized for his work helping to save multiple endangered species, raising… Read More »

CVU volleyball players earn all-star status

CVU volleyball players earn all-star status

By LAUREN READ The Vermont Youth Volleyball Association recently celebrated the best in high school volleyball naming players to all-star teams and Champlain Valley Union was well-represented. The Redhawk boys, who captured their third straight Division I title this fall, landed players on both the first and second teams. Alden Randall, Baker Angstman, Devin Rogers,… Read More »

Vermont breaks November snowfall record

VTDIGGER.ORG If it seemed snowier than usual in November, that’s because it was. Last month, Vermont was pelted with 32.9 inches of snow, according to Central Vermont meteorologist Roger Hill. Data from the National Weather Service show that it was the snowiest November on record. Vermont’s next snowiest November was in 1900 when 24 inches… Read More »

Fish & Wildlife holiday gift certificates

Fish & Wildlife holiday gift certificates

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says it has a perfect holiday gift for friends and family who hunt and fish – gift certificates for 2019 Vermont hunting and fishing licenses. The certificates can be purchased on the department’s website and it can be used for any license including the Combination Hunting & Fishing License. Find the… Read More »

Nominations needed for small business awards

The Small Business Administration Vermont District Office is accepting nominations for its 2019 Small Business Awards. Previous Vermont winners include Ben and Jerry’s, Switchback Brewing Company and Mamava, the 2018 Small Business Person of the Year winner. Since 1963, the SBA has recognized the outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses for their contributions to their… Read More »

Last chances for deer in final hunting seasons

Vermont hunters get two more chances for a deer this year during the muzzleloader deer season and the second part of the archery deer season, Dec. 1-9. A muzzleloader hunter may take one legal buck anywhere in the state.  An archery hunter may take a legal buck anywhere in the state, provided they didn’t take… Read More »

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