Forest tent caterpillar damage expected again


REGION – Forest tent caterpillars have hatched, according to forest health specialists from the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation. The insect is expected to cause widespread defoliation this summer, mostly in forests across northeastern and central Vermont. Forest … Continued

Join our Learn to Row program


SPRINGFEILD, Vt. – With the great success of the first season of rowing classes last summer, the EdgarMay Health and Recreation Center is thrilled to announce that they will be offering a second season of Learn to Row Classes in … Continued

Keep an eye out for turtles


REGION – It’s springtime and Vermont’s turtles on are on the move. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is asking for the public’s help in keeping them safe. Female turtles are looking for places to deposit their eggs, sometimes choosing … Continued

Stay at a Vermont Campground


The natural, forested landscape of Vermont makes for plenty of camping locations. Many campgrounds open through out May and close in October. Vermont welcomes you whether it is your first time camping or if you are a return visitor.   … Continued

Chester fishing derby


CHESTER, Vt. – The Annual Chester Rod & Gun Club’s fishing derby was held this past Saturday, May 13, at the Chester reservoir. The Rod & Gun Club does a wonderful job with the fishing derby every year. The day … Continued

Springfield Farmers Market to relocate

farmers market

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The Springfield Farmers Market will be opening for the 2017 season Saturday June 3 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in a new location. The market has been in the People’s United Bank parking lot in downtown … Continued

Saxtons River fishing derby in spite of rain

fishing derby

SAXTONS RIVER, Vt. – Youthful anglers gathered Saturday, May 6 in spite of the rain for the annual Saxtons River Recreation Area fishing derby. Prizes sponsored by J & H Sporting Goods in Bellows Falls were awarded as follows: Ages … Continued

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