Opening day of Clinton County Fair hits snag

After the pandemic forced the Clinton County Fair to take last year off, the fair will make its return on Tuesday. However, the opening day schedule at the fairgrounds in Morrisonville has just been scaled back a bit. According to a Saturday afternoon email from fair director Mike Perrotte, the...
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Police looking for thief in Swanton

SWANTON — Police are investigating two reported thefts that took place in Swanton early this morning. Ryan Kilpek told police that he had been the victim of a theft from his vehicles between 3:45 a.m and 04:10 a.m. Kilpek said that while he was asleep an unknown subject approached his...
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Police investigate head-on crash on Burlington’s Beltline

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Burlington Police are investigating a head-on collision on Burlington’s Beltline, Friday night. Police say it happened just after 7:00, closing down the North Avenue exit to Plattsburgh Avenue. A white pickup truck and dark colored sedan, collided into each other, sending one of the driver’s to...
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Navigating Nature: Making new memories after a pandemic pause

As we weather through the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, more folks are getting vaccinated and finally reuniting with their loved ones. Pre-pandemic, I would see my daughter and family who reside in Idaho at least every three months. Thanks to technology, I could regularly facetime with them but a kiss blown through a computer screen just does not hold a candle to a real live kiss and hug.
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As caterpillars turn into gypsy moths, a respite for trees

DEC foresters assess outbreak damage that hit parts of the Adirondacks. The statewide gypsy moth infestation has entered a new phase, as the caterpillars have become moths, and the females are now laying eggs. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has been tracking elevated populations of the...

Two North Country breweries win big at New York State Craft Beer Competition

PLATTSBURGH — Two North Country breweries won big this year at the fifth annual New York State Craft Beer Competition — the country’s largest state-level craft beer contest. Valcour Brewing Company, of Plattsburgh, beat out 22 other entries for gold in the non-imperial porter category with its David’s Porter. While...
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Breakfast Hot Spot Coming to Former Burlington Location of Mirabelles Bakery

A pair of thirtysomething brothers from New York City will open a Burlington breakfast spot at 198 Main Street, the former location of Mirabelles Bakery. Allan Walker-Hodkin and Travis Walker-Hodkin hope to launch the Café HOT. with takeout service by early September. (The restaurant's name concludes with a period. "We're very precious about our name," Travis acknowledged with a laugh.)
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Take A Break And Plan A Stay At This House In Vermont With Waterfront Views And A Hot Tub Too

Addison is a small town in Vermont that’s about 45 minutes south of Burlington. Along with being close to Vermont’s largest city, Addison is a great destination if you’re looking for a quiet getaway that includes water views and a hot tub too. The following vacation rental is a new property that’s a good choice […] The post Take A Break And Plan A Stay At This House In Vermont With Waterfront Views And A Hot Tub Too appeared first on Only In Your State.
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Planning a successful paddle

Tips for making the most of distance trips in the Adirondacks. In early May, Maeghan Farnham and Matt Smith set out to paddle the Oswegatchie Traverse, a classic trip in the northwestern Adirondacks. Due to the time of the year, they had no problems finding a campsite. With high waters,...

Public Pool Roundup

Here's a list of local pools where you and your kids can keep cool this summer. We've included some information about each one, including address, phone number and admission fee. Enjoy!. 1. Maple Street Park and Pool 75 Maple Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452 802-878-1376 Two pools at this location...
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Wildlife Watch: Hinesburg Town Forest offers self-guided tour

As the weather constantly changes here in New England, so do the crop seasons. Demand for Vermont child care grants exceeds available funds. Vermont needs more child care spots for kids from birth to 3 years old, and an organization giving grants to do just that says it can’t keep up with the demand.
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3 Iconic Recipes from Vermont's Best Restaurants

There are a lot of options for what to make this weekend. Vermont offers some delicious foods from their favorite restaurants that you might want to try cooking at home!. This weekend, have some Vermont-style cooking at home. These three recipes are iconic to their respective restaurants and come from some of the most loved Green Mountain State restaurants!
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5 Best Steak Restaurants in Vermont

The people of Vermont know a thing or two about steak. The Green Mountain State has some rocking steakhouses and restaurants serving up only the best cuts of meat. Following is a list of Vermont's prime cuts and where to eat them!