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Vermonters cheer for third win in three years

PHOTOS BY JON OLENDER While New Hampshire has had the edge historically, Vermont has been on a tear, taking its third Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl win in three years last…

Church Replaces antique pipe organ

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer St. Luke’s has a brand-new set of pipes. This spring, the beloved old reed organ in St. Luke’s Episcopalian Church, which was originally constructed by…

Flippin’ Out: Youth keep the skateboards moving

Staff Photos by Robert Layman Skaters have to start somewhere, and in Rutland, that somewhere is usually Flip Side Skatepark. This week’s People & Places shows the next generation learning…

Carving project reaches benchmark

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer WEST RUTLAND — The town of Proctor is about to get benched. A group of young people who have ties to the town have created…

Sprouts Club helps kids find roots

By Kate Barcellos Staff Writer PITTSFORD — The Pittsford Village Farm isn’t just growing vegetables: It’s growing gardeners. And in Pittsford, they start them young. From 11 a.m. to noon…

An evening with the Hill Climbers

Photos by Rober Layman More than 50 young mountain bikers amassed at the trailhead for Pine Hill Park in Rutland on Monday night. Divvying up into small skill-based groups, they…

Boy, 11, asks public for some space

By KATE BARCELLOS Staff Writer CASTLETON — It was Father’s Day, and the Carlson-Pontos decided to have a barbecue. Karleen, her husband Arnie, and their three adopted children — Angel,…

Proctor graduation: ‘I can’t wait to see what we become’

B y Tom Haley Staff Writer PROCTOR — The Proctor community has been a soccer hotbed, so it was not surprising that the six students in the class of 2018…

OV graduation: ‘We won’t back down’

By Patrick McArdle Staff Writer BRANDON — The 75 members of Otter Valley Union High School’s Class of 2018 got a bleak warning from their valedictorian, but he quickly followed…

Mill River Grads urged to motivate others

By Gordon Dritschilo Staff Writer Mathew Mathews said a tragedy made him abandon his graduation speech. The Mill River Union High School Class of 2018 salutatorian said he had looked…