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Vendors and customers chat at a previous Vermont Wine & Harvest Festival. Vendors are now sought for 2021. File
DOVER - The 2021 Vermont Wine & Harvest Festival is currently seeking vendors. This year’s festival takes place on September 25 at Mount Snow, and is bookended by two other events: the Wine Stroll & Soup Contest in Wilmington on Friday, September 24, and the Vermont Wildlife Festival at...
JACKSONVILLE - The Whitingham Free Public Library is offering free hatha yoga on Mondays from 6:30 to 7:30 pm for all skill levels, but aimed toward the beginner. Classes begin Monday, July 12, and run through August 9 at the Whitingham Municipal Center.
Dr. Wendy Sergeant is the yoga...

Mount Snow’s Bluebird lift was installed a decade ago.
10 years ago:
Construction on Mount Snow’s new high-speed six-pack bubble chair was underway. Mount Snow planned to airlift all 26 towers into place with helicopters in a single day.
Wilmington and Whitingham voters were set to weigh in on the future of their...

Tyler Lederer
WEST DOVER - Despite foggy and drizzly conditions, celebrants were treated to a dazzling fireworks show Saturday evening at Mount Snow. The annual exhibition was sponsored by the Southern Vermont Deerfield Valley Chamber of Commerce.
 

Cast members for the Wings Performing Arts production of “Robin Hood” took time out from rehearsal for this photo. The show will debut Friday, July 9, at 6:30 pm outdoors at Twin Valley Elementary School in Wilmington. Photo courtesy Katie Boyd
WILMINGTON- COVID-19 and decreased rehearsal time haven’t stopped the Wings Performing Arts Camp from presenting their annual play this summer. 
The program will be showcasing an original musical version of “Robin Hood” this weekend. The play will run from Friday, July 9 through Sunday,...
DOVER - The Southern Vermont Deerfield Valley Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the annual Independence Day fireworks show at Mount Snow resort on Saturday, July 3, rain date July 4. The fireworks will begin at approximately 9:15 pm.
Visitors are encouraged to stay in or close to their...
The Spin Doctors bring their vibrant, blues-influenced sound and unique chemistry to the Stratton stage at 7:30 pm; doors open at 5:30 pm.
The Spin Doctors bring their vibrant, blues-influenced sound and unique chemistry to the Stratton stage at 7:30 pm; doors open at 5:30 pm.
STRATTON - Stratton Mountain welcomes back a sky-high Fourth of July celebration in southern Vermont, taking place July 2, 3, and 4. Excitement is in the air as fireworks, family activities, and live music return to the mountain, alongside summer operations including downhill mountain biking,...
Scouts from BSA Troop 461 will hold a car wash fundraiser Saturday, July 3, from 10 am to 2 pm, at the West Dover Fire Station on Route 100. Donations will be gratefully accepted to help fund the troop’s activities for the year as they work toward their Eagle Scout rank.
VT Tech grads
RANDOLPH- Mitchell Flood, of East Dummerston, Lain Stevens, of Grafton, Katherine Jacobs, of Winhall, and Ilana Newton, of West Townshend, all graduated from Vermont Technical College after the spring 2021 semester.
Owen Ameden, of Jamaica, graduated...

Deerfield River Bar and Bottle Shop managing partners John A. Verrochi and Lindsay C. Derr took a risk opening during COVID. Lauren Harkawik
DOVER - People tell Deerfield River Bar and Bottle Shop managing partners John A. Verrochi and Lindsay C. Derr they must be crazy to have opened a business in the middle of a pandemic. 
The pair brushes it off. 
“Opening during COVID, we knew what to expect,” says Derr. “Thankfully...

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