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Vermont gardening review: signs of climate change in 2014

All the facts and science and climate records point to a changing climate.

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Vergennes Rotary holds annual speech contest

Each year, Rotary of Greater Vergennes sponsors a local speech contest for students in grades 9 through 12.

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Rutland Energy Innovation Center offers geothermal power event

The GMP College Connections lecture series is hosting its next energy discussion on Tuesday, Dec. 2, at the Energy Innovation Center, 68-70 Merchants Row in Downtown Rutland. The free public event begins at 5:30 p.m. and lasts approximately an hour. Light refreshments will be served.

Addison County United Way seeks volunteers

Serena Eddy Guiles of the RSVP and the Volunteer Center of the United Way in Addison County is looking for volunteers for the following two position...

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Middle Road relocation approved

According to published highlights of a recent Middlebury Select Board meeting, the Board took public testimony Nov. 10 on a revised proposal from Middle Road Ventures to alter Town Highway 20, known as Middle Road...

Vermont salmonella cases may be linked to bean sprouts

An outbreak of salmonella illnesses in the northeastern United States, including three cases in Vermont, has been associated with bean sprouts. This is the finding from an investigation by the Vermont Department of Health along with other state health departments, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Letter to the Editor: Turkey alternatives

Next week, President Obama will pardon two turkeys to promote the turkey industry. Every one of us can exercise that same pardon power by choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance.

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CVAA to host holiday meal for seniors in Middlebury

CVAA's First Friday Holiday Meal will be held at the Middlebury VFW Post Dec. 5 at 11:30 a.m. for a noon meal featuring baked chicken breast stuffed with apple cranberry dressing, gravy, mashed potatoes, baby whole carrots, cranberry sauce, dinner roll, and pumpkin cake.

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Anonymous donor gives $10,000 match to Vt. Adaptive Ski social-media campaign

For the first time, Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports, the largest nonprofit in Vermont to provide sports and recreational programming on a daily, year-round basis for people with disabilities, will participate in the nationally recognized charitable giving campaign, "#Giving Tuesday" on Dec. 2.

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Vermont dairy farm admits to violations

Leach Farms, Inc., a dairy farm in Enosburg Falls has admitted to violations of Vermont’s water pollution law and agricultural practice regulations and will pay $40,000 in civil penalties for the water quality violations.

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Ethan Allen Institute: The coming administrative state

The Vermont administrative state is again on the march.

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Rutland-area students receive dictionaries

Members of the Rutland South Rotary believes in the importance of literacy. They anually donate dictionaries to third graders in eight schools within Rutland County.

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Ticonderoga area turns out to support IP pipeline

Adirondack Council also backs proposed plan

While government leaders had already thrown their support behind the idea of a natural gas pipeline crossing Lake Champlain from Vermont to International Paper - Ticonderoga Mill, they received the backing of the largest environmental watchdog in the Adirondack Park.

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DOT, Crown Point seek safety improvements for ‘bridge road’

Crown Point Supervisor Charles Harrington was presented with a petition from residents of his community wanting something to be done at the intersection of Route 185, the road leading to the Champlain Bridge between the two states, and Routes 9N/22.