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Dogs fly at Lake Bomoseen

CASTLETON, Vt. (WCAX) - The pups were flying on Lake Bomoseen Sunday. About 50 dogs competed at the annual Fly Dogs event. We’re told Reaper got the biggest jump at 27 feet, 10 inches. A nice way to cool off on a hot day!
CASTLETON, VT
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Driver charged with excessive speed, attempting to elude police in Salisbury

SALISBURY — A 21-year-old woman from Middlebury was arrested following an incident in Salisbury on Friday. Police say they observed a vehicle traveling south on US Route 7 at an excessive speed at around 10:10 p.m. Police say they attempted to stop the vehicle, which fled south on US...
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This is Our Home: Vergennes

VERGENNES, Vt. — In this week’s "This is Our Home," NBC5 anchor Sarahbeth Ackerman went to Vergennes to check out the smallest city in Vermont. The locals like to call it, "A little city, with a big heart." For next week, Sarahbeth will be heading to Jericho, Vermont,...
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Sharing the Joy of Reading

Emily Benz’s love of reading helped her identify a problem that she knew she could help fix. Benz, a Nursing major from Burlington, Vermont, found through tutoring kindergarten students that many of them didn’t have books at home. So, she immediately got to work to change that by starting Project Bookshelf, a program that collects and distributes books to kids in Vermont who need them.
BURLINGTON, VT
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Students get back to hands-on learning at Governor’s Institutes of Vermont

CASTLETON, Vt. (WCAX) - The Governor’s Institutes of Vermont have returned to in-person learning for the first time in two years. Throughout June and July, more than 500 students from all corners of Vermont will meet on state college campuses to take courses and workshops in disciplines they’re interested in. Interested students can apply to programs like technology, engineering, entrepreneurship, math and art, to name a few.
CASTLETON, VT

Vermont beaches, pools affected by nationwide lifeguard shortage

Managers of beaches and pools in Vermont came to a harsh realization when preparing for summer crowds this year: Few lifeguards are applying for work. A national lifeguard shortage has affected the state, and it’s set to impact the rhythm at swim spots over the next few months. With lifeguards in short supply, beaches and pools are reducing hours, shrinking swim zones, and desperately moving to expand their staff.  ...
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Celebrating French cuisine in Winooski

31 junior firefighters aged 14 to 17 from all over New England are passionate about fire service, that’s why they applied for extra training from the Vermont Fire Academy in Pittsford. 39 years ago, Burlington hosted the Lesbian and Gay Pride Parade, the first in the state of Vermont.
WINOOSKI, VT

VT woman, dog attacked by coyote during walk

A Vermont woman is recovering after she said she was attacked by a coyote. The woman said she was walking with her young dog through a pasture behind her home in Panton last weekend when she saw what she thought was a dog running across the field. She then realized that it was coyote and the animal attacked her 8-month-old puppy and then went after her, WCAX-TV reported.
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Farmers markets accept SNAP

ELIZABETHTOWN | This summer, Lake Placid, Tupper Lake and Saranac Lake farmers markets accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. This, in addition to Double Up Food Bucks, a program that matches SNAP dollars up to $20 and Power of Produce Club, a program that teaches children about agriculture, science and nutrition, was implemented to get as many local people to farmers markets and eating local produce as possible.
ELIZABETHTOWN, NY
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Warden responds to ‘exceedingly rare’ coyote attack in Addison County

The incident was likely a “one-off,” said Chris Bernier, a biologist with Vermont’s Fish & Wildlife Department. Vermonters “shouldn't feel like they need to fear coyotes as a result of this one incident,” he said. Read the story on VTDigger here: Warden responds to ‘exceedingly rare’ coyote attack in Addison County.

Vermont woman, dog attacked by coyote in Panton

PANTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont woman is recovering after she said she was attacked by a coyote. The woman said she was walking with her young dog through a pasture behind her home in Panton last weekend when she saw what she thought was a dog running across the field. She then realized that it was coyote and the animal attacked her 8-month-old puppy and then went after her, WCAX-TV reported.
PANTON, VT

Weston Mountain: A worthy destination

What do you suppose is the most popular mountain accessed from the Roostercomb trailhead in Keene Valley? Careful with your answer, it might not be the obvious. Well bad luck, it is the obvious. Most hikers scoot right up to Roostercomb, breezing on by the junction to Snow Mountain, which is an equally appealing, but on most days a far less crowded hike.
KEENE VALLEY, NY

Featured Pets June 22 – 28, 2022

Sprocket 10-year-old. Male. Pit mix. White with black. Currently being treated for Lyme and Anaplas- mosis and improving each day. I can be noisy when left alone for too long. All of these pets are available for adoption at Rutland […] Read More The post Featured Pets June 22 – 28, 2022 appeared first on The Mountain Times.
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Middlebury Sweets Pairs Candy Cornucopia with Hotel Rooms

"We cater to the kid in you," reads the sign outside a rather unassuming orange motel at 1395 Route 7 in Middlebury. Once inside, visitors instantly understand. It's a candy destination worthy of Willy Wonka: Two colorful rooms brim with chocolates, gummies, jelly beans and taffy. With more than 1,500...
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Fort Ticonderoga boat cruises to run through mid-October

The Carillon has returned to Fort Ticonderoga, with boat tours taking place Tuesday through Sunday from May 27 to mid-October. The 75-minute narrated boat cruises cover some of the most archaeologically rich waters in North America while surrounded by breathtaking lake views, commanding mountains, and the majestic fort. From shipwrecks...
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