Is it time to replace your entry door? What to know

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  StatePoint – Is it time to replace your home’s entry door? If your foyer is drafty, the answer is yes. Particularly with winter around the corner. Not only will a new door boost exterior appeal, it will prepare interiors … Continued

Les and Louise Roberts take Curb Appeal honors

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – “Do you have the guts to take on a fixer-upper?” asks a popular home improvement TV series. With that as their mantra, Les and Louise Roberts rolled up their sleeves, renovated every square inch of their “fixer-upper” … Continued

Kickoff event for Button Up Campaign

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – There is no denying that this was a very hot summer. Now it is time to think about buttoning up and getting ready to stay warm this winter in an environmentally kind manner. The Springfield Town Energy … Continued

Buried treasure unearthed during Septic Smart Week 2018

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MONTPELIER, Vt. – More than half of Vermonters own something worth tens of thousands of dollars buried in their backyard, yet most never lay eyes on it. These unseen treasures lurking just below the surface are wastewater treatment systems, commonly … Continued

Free smoke detectors and home fire safety

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LONDONDERRY/WESTON, Vt. – The American Red Cross of New Hampshire and Vermont, in conjunction with the Londonderry and Weston Volunteer Fire Departments, is continuing to bring a program of free smoke detectors and home fire safety education to the Towns … Continued

SEON’s third annual Sustainable Home Tour

REGION – After a summer of excessive heat and humidity, it is hard to deny that climate change is real. It was an uncomfortable time for many who are used to a cooler northern climate. Yet there are some practical … Continued

Vermont’s beautiful landscape on display

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REGION – Mountain Garden Walks, sponsored by Green Mountain Gardeners, takes place Saturday, July 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This self-guided walking tour offers the opportunity to explore seven enchanting gardens in Peru, Landgrove, and Weston. Each garden captures … Continued

Annual Works in Progress garden tour, six gardens and lunch

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SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – You’re invited into six local gardens Aug. 5 for the Eighth annual Works in Progress Garden Tour, sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Church in Springfield. Our early summer morning will begin at Glen Williams’ amazing in-town garden … Continued

Tapping into the booming growth of garden tourism

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REGION – July 2018 will be a busy month for garden tours. On Saturday, July 21, Green Mountain Gardeners will host Mountain Garden Walks, a tour of gardens in Peru, Weston, and Landgrove. And on the same day, the Mount … Continued

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