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Stan Morris Tabbed To ITA Collegiate All-Star Team

Middlebury men's tennis player Stan Morris has been named to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Collegiate All-Star Team. The ITA Collegiate All-Star Team recognition honors the top student-athletes of the 2021-22 season across all divisions of college tennis, including Morris as the NCAA Division III Singles National Champion. He adds...
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All aboard! What it’s like to ride the Ethan Allen Express

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - In one month, Amtrak expands its service to Vergennes, Middlebury and Burlington. We wanted to find out what it’s like to ride the train. I hopped on the Ethan Allen Express in Albany, New York, earlier this week. I had the chance to ride the train, speak with passengers and get the full Ethan Allen experience ahead of its expansion to more Vermont cities.

Neary steps down as Aldermen to lead Rutland Region Planning Commission

It will be a quick end for Devon Neary’s time as a Rutland City Alderman, and a new beginning for his time with the Rutland Region Planning Commission. In a press release on June 21, the RRPC announced that Neary would become its next executive director and step away from the Board of Aldermen to focus on his new role.

Remembering John Deere's Vermont roots

It's no surprise to see John Deere equipment around Vermont in the summer months. Annual tractor parades in Charlotte, Dorset, Manchester, and Peacham − to name a few − are guaranteed to display the John Deere logo in the line-up of tractors. The Green Mountain State offers several locations which sell the company's equipment, so John Deere is never far. The company has never been based in Vermont, but Deere himself was actually a native Vermonter. ...

Fair Haven concerts welcomes back the 40th Army Band

By Ceil Hunt Thursday, June 30 — FAIR HAVEN —The Vermont National Guard and the Office of the Adjutant General are proud to present “Vermont’s Own” 40th Army Band for their 2022 summer tour. The Fair Haven Concerts in the […] Read More The post Fair Haven concerts welcomes back the 40th Army Band appeared first on The Mountain Times.

Fair Haven Free Library invites everyone to a sea star studded celebrity summer

Tuesday, July 5 — FAIR HAVEN — Beginning in July, Fair Haven Free Library invites everyone to dive in, join in, and make a splash about reading all summer long. There will be celebrity story tellers, magic, reading challenges, book club discussions, music and much more!. The first...

Lake George visitors center expanding summer hours

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Last month, a new visitors center and museum opened at Battlefield Park in the village of Lake George. Starting July 1, the center will be expanding its hours as the summer season gets rolling. As of July 1, the Battlefield Park Visitor Center will...

Amtrak to leave Burlington for NYC July 29

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. — A month from June 29 will mark the close of a project costing around $110 million. Amtrak will leave from Burlington Vermont, and head down to New York City. The Ethan Allen Amtrak train will leave the Burlington station around 10:10 a.m. every morning and head...

Chaffee to plant pollinator garden

Work is in full bloom at the Chaffee Art Center on South Main Street in Rutland on the new pollinator gardens. In March, the Rutland County Audubon Society or RCAS received word that a 2022 collaborative grant from the National Audubon Society to help establish pollinator gardens on the grounds was approved.

Spongy moths backing off around parts of Lake George

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Over the last two months, anyone surrounded by a lot of trees in the North Country may have heard a telltale chorus similar to falling rain – even while the sky is clear and blue. Now – at least in some parts of the North Country – the telltale tune of the spongy moth caterpillar has gone silent.

Middlebury environmental goals for 2028

After nearly 90 years, a Vermont ski area is changing its name. A government grant was given to Brattleboro to build an event venue to increase tourism to the town. Why do trucks keep getting stuck on the Notch Road?. Updated: 18 hours ago. The Smugglers’ Notch mountain pass between...

Schmetterling Wine Shop and Calvi’s Ice Cream Stand to Open in Middlebury

This summer, Middlebury will gain a natural wine store and a seasonal ice cream stand, both funded by grant money through the Better Middlebury Partnership. In late May, Erika Dunyak and Danielle Pattavina received a Kick Start Middlebury grant of $20,000 for Schmetterling Wine Shop at 48 Main Street, which they plan to open by July 1. Helen Hall was given $15,000 for Calvi's, an ice cream stand in Frog Hollow Alley.