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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...

Participants in last year’s Girls on the Run having fun.
BRATTLEBORO- Twenty years ago, 15 girls at Vernon Elementary School enrolled in the Girls on the Run program. Twenty seasons and 45,000 girls later, Girls on the Run Vermont is thriving and celebrating its 20th anniversary back where it all began in southern Vermont.
All program...
BENNINGTON- For the past 29 years, members of the public have joined past and current participants in the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Cardiac Rehabilitation program for the annual Heart Hike and Community Wellness Walk.
The event starts at 9:30 am, Saturday, June 1, at the...
Twin Valley’s Emily Hohn, right, takes a lead off first base while Woodstock’s Tessa Steward is ready to make a play.                                                                      
Photo by Christian Avard/Vermont Standard
WHITINGHAM- The Twin Valley varsity softball team captured its first win of the season Saturday, topping the Arlington Eagles 27-5.  It was a good win for the Wildcats, and came just three days after the Eagles beat the Wildcats.
Much like the first game, the teams played close in the...

The Southern Vermont Volleyball League is holding an organizational meeting Saturday at 3 pm at the Sitzmark in Wilmington. Team captains, players interested in joining a team, or anyone looking for more information are are welcome. File photo/RC
SOUTHERN VERMONT- After nearly 90 years of existence in the southern Vermont interscholastic athletic landscape, the Marble Valley League is going to have a name change, and will be expanding to 25 schools for the start of the 2019-20 school year.
In a unanimous vote at the most recent MVL...
ARLINGTON- Twin Valley and Arlington played to a draw through the first four and a half innings Wednesday afternoon, but eventually the Wildcats’ pitching gave out and the host Eagles came away with a 23-10 win.   
Twin Valley jumped out to an early lead, plating four runs in the top of...

Pickleball at the old high school in Wilmington.
WILMINGTON- Pickleball is alive and well in the Deerfield Valley. The local pickleball group is inviting anyone interested in learning more about this exciting game to check it out on Friday,  May 17, at 10:30 am, at the Old School Enrichment Center, which is located at the former Wilmington High...
WEST HALIFAX- Pipe Dream Farm hosted the state 4-H Horse Hippology Contest on Saturday, April 6, an event that attracted 61 participants from 4-H clubs in nine counties.
The 4-H’ers judged two classes of horses at the farm, sport horse geldings and English pleasure, before moving to the...

Above: The Twin Valley varsity softball team. Front kneeling: captains Jarrett Niles and Maria Page. Standing, left to right: Coach Jeff Putnam, coach Leah Putnam, Paige Cunningham, Sadie Boyd, Hannah Sullivan, Jayden Crawford, Shelbea Fournier, Alyssa Bird, Katelyn Longe, Kara Bird, Ines Benito, Alexis Boyd, Celia Betit, Leora Longe, and coach Joni Sullivan. Missing from the photo are Emily Hohn and Loren Pike. Photo by Randy Capitani
WHITINGHAM- With spring break over and warmer weather finally here, the Twin Valley Middle High School varsity softball team is starting to get a little outside work in.  Snow, rain, and cold weather earlier in the month relegated the Wildcats to practice inside the Twin Valley gym.
But...

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