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RUTLAND- Forest Service officials in Vermont have had several reports of bear sightings and bears approaching and entering shelters, and some reports of bears aggressively getting into backpacks in an attempt to find food. Reports of human encounters with black bears continue to increase in the...
WILMINGTON- Folks looking for a nice walk through the village center will have an upgraded trail to enjoy, thanks to some recent work by the Wilmington Trails Committee.
Earlier this month, volunteers spent a Saturday working on the Beaver Brook Trail, which runs from Buzzy Towne Park...

A group of riders at the Hungry Lion.
WHITINGHAM- Registration is now open for the Hungry Lion Bike Tour, Saturday, September 28.  The fall foliage tour, now in its eighth year, attracts cyclist from all across New England to enjoy rides from 5 to 75 miles, including two challenging gravel grinders. All rides take cyclists through...
DOVER- When the selectboard announced earlier this month the planned purchase of a 50-acre tract of land in the West Dover village, it might have been a surprise to many in the area. But it wasn’t to Andy McLean, town clerk and a member of the town’s Dover Area Recreational Trails committee....
WILMINGTON- The Deerfield Valley Soccer Camp is celebrating its 30th iteration this summer, and founders Cindy and Buddy Hayford still exude the same passion for the camp and the sport as they did during their first camp in 1990.
Buddy is the athletic director and varsity boys’ soccer...
BRATTLEBORO- Youth Services invites area golfers to participate in its annual golf tournament at Brattleboro Country Club on Wednesday, July 24. This is the 34th year that Youth Services has organized this tournament to support the safety net for youth in the community, making it the longest-...

Diane Motta and Jerry Reisman at the Apple Hill Tennis Club. The nonprofit club is looking for new players to expand its membership.
DOVER- Tennis players and fans are enjoying one of the best times of the year, as the Wimbledon tennis tournament is underway in London.  For those unable or unwilling to spend a fortnight across the pond watching the play on the courts of the All-England Club, there is an exciting opportunity in...

Campers from 2001. The Deerfield Valley Soccer Camp is celebrating 30 years this summer.
WILMINGTON- The 30th  annual Deerfield Valley Soccer Camp will be held this summer from Monday, July 29, to  Friday, August 2.  Camp is held daily from 9 am to 12 pm at the Old High School and is open to boys and girls entering grades one through nine. There is also a kindergarten session which...

Magic Mountain’s snowmaking pond.
LONDONDERRY-  Long a key element of Ski Magic LLC’s five-year strategic plan, Magic Mountain Ski Area has gained Vermont state permitting approval for doubling the size of its snowmaking pond. It will be expanded to approximately nine million gallons while taking the pond “off stream” to help...

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