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Now it is not just the oldsters “Aging in Place,” it is the whole darned world. Who would have thought such a thing could or would happen? When the Aging in Place initiative got off the ground in the first place, I think it must have been at least five years ago, it was because of newcomers to...
WILMINGTON- On Saturday, February 22, at 4:30 pm, John C. Porter will discuss his book, “Preserving Old Barns: Preventing the Loss of a Valuable Resource.” Get those barn restoration and history questions ready.
The new edition of “Preserving Old Barns” is a wonderful resource for barn...
WILMINGTON- A free series of Thursday lectures and workshops is sponsored by the Aging in Place Initiative but is definitely not  limited to seniors.
Everyone is welcome to participate in the downstairs recreation room at St. Mary’s in the Mountain on East Main Street in Wilmington from 3...

Jack Widness will present a talk and slideshow about fly fishing on Maine’s Kennebec River. Courtesy Appalachian Mountain Club
MARLBORO- Ten years of fly fishing the East Outlet of Maine’s Kennebec River will be the topic of a slide presentation and discussion by Jack Widness. Widness is a board member of the Trout Unlimited Connecticut River Valley Chapter.
The East Outlet of the Kennebec River is the primary...

Nature lovers of all ages can enjoy the sunset during a hike on Hogback Mountain. Photo courtesy SVNHM
MARLBORO- The Southern Vermont Natural History Museum invites nature lovers to go for a hike up Mount Olga under the light of the winter’s last full moon.  
Participants will  meet at the Hogback Mountain Scenic Overlook at 6 pm, on Friday, March 22, then  enjoy an easy walk from the...

Jennifer Garrett enjoyed last year’s Hoot, Toot & Whistle snowshoe race. Ben Kimball Photography
READSBORO- On Saturday, January 19,  starting at 9 am, snowshoe competitors, hikers, and family fun seekers will gather for the 10th annual Hoot, Toot and Whistle 5K Snowshoe Race and Hike named after the railroad that once traversed the same trail. Over a century ago engineers surveyed the...
MARLBORO- The public is invited for a New Year’s Day hike on the Hogback Mountain trails with Southern Vermont Natural History Museum assistant director Michael Clough, at 10 am, Tuesday, January 1.
Participants will meet across from the Vermont Distillers building at the Hogback Mountain...
DOVER- Mount Snow has announced a brand-new lineup of events at Carinthia Parks for the 2018-2019 winter season. In honor of the 10th anniversary of Carinthia becoming an all-terrain-park mountain face, these new events will highlight many of the aspects that have helped Carinthia rise to the...
WARDSBORO- There will be an annual spring plant sale and fundraiser for Friends of the Wardsboro Library at two locations on Saturday, May 26, from 9 am to 1 pm.  The first location is the Town Common at Route 100 and Main Street, where visitors will find colorful annuals and a delicious bake...
WILMINGTON- On Saturday, May 19, at 4 pm, Richard Marshall will be at Bartleby’s Books, 17 West Main Street, to present readings from his book “A Ramble Through Small-Town New England.”
Marshall interviewed and photographed artists, farmers, store owners, entrepreneurs, factory workers,...

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