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Wellness Week is coming to CCV

Katelyn Barcellos Staff Writer Wellness Week 2018 is set to arrive at the Community College of Vermont’s campus in Rutland, bringing with it a host of events and initiatives to…

Castleton hosts the first Vermont Science Olympiad

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer CASTLETON — Aspiring mathematicians, engineers and scientists from high schools across the state gathered last Saturday at Castleton University for the first Vermont Science Olympiad….

Market merger: CU students, REDC

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer Rutland Economic Development Corp. and students at Castleton University are teaming up to spread the word about the Rutland MINT makerspace, where creative minds can…

Hoppy days in Fair Haven

By Katelyn Barcellos Staff Writer FAIR HAVEN — Something new is brewing in Fair Haven’s business district. The Fair Haven Planning Commission has granted approval to open the town’s only…

Local cheese turns heads

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer WEST PAWLET — A small creamery in West Pawlet is turning heads and igniting taste buds with award-winning cheeses made on their Civil War-era farm….

Whaleback turns wine into weddings

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer POULTNEY — Dennis Brown, owner, and operator of Whaleback Vineyard, is revitalizing his old dairy and horse barn on Route 30 in East Poultney into…

Donations, grant help buy a forklift

Kate Barcellos Staff Writer WEST RUTLAND — The Carving Studio & Sculpture Center is getting a lift, literally, thanks to donations and a federal grant. “Forklifts are used for transporting…

A story of a small town fighting back

By Katelyn Barcellos Staff Writer POULTNEY — Local homesteader and longtime Green Mountain College professor Philip Ackerman-Leist published his third nonfiction work, “A Precautionary Tale” in October, in hopes that…

Larson Farm: From raw milk to gelato

By Katelyn Barcellos Staff Writer WELLS — Rich, Cynthia and Mercy Larson of Larson Farm in Wells aren’t just farming for themselves. They’re farming for their community. “We want to…

Food group hosts hunger event at GMC

By Katelyn Barcellos Staff Writer Hunger Free Vermont held a conference recently at Green Mountain College that included representatives from hunger-relief organizations around the state, who gathered to discuss hunger…