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DOVER- Drivers on Route 100 may have noticed something new alongside Mount Snow Academy, a big white bubble on the tennis court next to the main building. But what most people probably don’t know is what’s inside that rigid-frame tent. It’s a trampoline, and it may very well be the key to the...
Wednesday, January 27, kicked off the Southern Vermont League Nordic ski race season with cloudy and snowy conditions at Prospect Mountain in Woodford.  Skiers from five high schools competed in the 5K classic event: Twin Valley, Mount Anthony, Brattleboro, Burr and Burton, and Rutland.  Twin...
NEWTON, MA- Kaie Quigley, a Lasell University student from West Wardsboro, VT, presented at the University’s Fall Career Readiness Symposium in December.
Quigley contributed to a virtual sharing of student art created during the fall 2020 semester. Students were challenged to visually...
By Randy Capitani
WHITINGHAM- Twin Valley Middle High School varsity soccer coach Buddy Hayford has an impressive body of work across his three-plus decades of coaching. He’s the winningest high school soccer coach in Vermont’s history, with more than 400 wins. He’s won 10 state...
VERMONT- The annual statewide Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program is underway. The US Fish and Wildlife Service invites students from pre-K to 12th grade to create designs featuring ducks, swans or geese in their natural habitats. Designs are judged in four age categories, with...
READSBORO- Magical Earth Retreats and Day Camps will be hosting summer day camps in Wilmington and Brattleboro.
A variety of activities will be on tap, including the popular Fishing with the Wizard. Give a child something to remember, they may even get hooked on fishing. Spend a morning on...

Photo by Jess Rizio
While indoor high school sports have not been given the green light to start this winter, outdoor competitions have been. Above, Twin Valley Middle High School Nordic skier Luke Rizio competes at Prospect Mountain this past weekend. Prospect held two events, a sprint on Saturday and a 5K on...

Twin Valley’s Jack McHale challenged a shot by Matt Emerson during a basketball game at Leland & Gray in Townshend in January 2020. High school officials are planning a basketball season this winter, but because of the coronavirus fans will not be allowed into games and players will wear masks. School officials hope to Livestream games. File/RC
By Randy Capitani
SOUTHERN VERMONT- Area high school athletic directors and administrators are trying to find ways to give students a chance to participate in sports this winter while following the state of Vermont’s coronavirus guidelines.
“We’re still in a holding pattern,” Bob...

Laurie Asperas in 1990. Bud Fawcett
STOWE- The Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum’s Red Bench Speaker Series kicks off the new year on Thursday, January 21, with “Influential Women of Snowboarding: 1985-1998.” The presentation includes a handful of snowboarding’s extraordinary women pioneers, including Laurie Asperas, Kelly Jo Legaz...
DOVER- Backcountry enthusiasts and anyone looking for a place to get outdoors and into the woods have something big to celebrate, as the US Forest Service has approved a new plan that will open up more access to the ridge between Mount Snow and Haystack Mountain.
Known as the Deerfield...

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