Tending gardens to nurture students

Ethan Lareau. Photo provided

LONDONDERRY, Vt. – Green Mountain Gardeners’ Mountain Garden Walks will take place July 17, 2021 to benefit the Lib Thieme Scholarship Fund. According to Ethan Lareau, current scholarship recipient, “This scholarship allows me to worry less about the financial obligations … Continued

One Credit Union awards $6,000 in scholarships

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Brett Smith, president and CEO of One Credit Union, announced the winners of the 2021 Scholarship Awards. To qualify applicants must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or better, demonstrate financial need, and be eligible for membership at … Continued

2021 Sammy Pierce Memorial Scholarships awarded

Alexandra Hutchins. Photo provided

REGION – Each year, the Sammy Pierce Memorial Scholarship is offered by the Crown Point Board of Realtors and Mrs. Sam (Rita) Pierce to eligible candidates continuing their education. The scholarship was created in honor of their late cohort, Sammy … Continued

Saxtons River commemorates Fourth of July

Saxtons River Fourth of July 2021 t-shirt design by Emily Wunderle. Photo provided

SAXTONS RIVER, Vt. – No parade, no fireworks, no street fair, but Saxtons River will still celebrate the Fourth of July, although not in its usual all-out way. Citing concerns about Covid-19 and young children, plus the difficulty of raising … Continued

Vermont turkey brood survey starts July 1

Starting July 1, Vermont Fish & Wildlife is asking people who see wild turkey broods during the month to provide information about their sightings via a survey on the department’s website.

REGION – Wild turkeys are found throughout most of Vermont, but their reproductive success is monitored annually by the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department with help from “citizen scientists.” The department had an annual online survey for reporting turkey broods … Continued

Brownsville Independence Day celebrations

Independence Day Celebration parade in Brownsville. Photo provided

BROWNSVILLE, Vt. – The grand Brownsville Independence Day Celebration is Saturday, July 3. From 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., there will be a full schedule of activities in the village. Brownsville Community Church will host a community breakfast from 8:30-10 … Continued

Vermont Fish & Wildlife says pollinators are in peril

Vermont’s pollinators remain in peril and with so many wild plants and commercial food products dependent on bees and other insects, the time to act is now.

REGION – Many of Vermont’s pollinator species are in peril, and the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department would like to share a few simple suggestions to greatly benefit our essential pollinator species. “The majority of our flowering plants need pollinators … Continued

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